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What are GBA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GBA file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your GBA files.

What is a GBA file?

A .GBA file is a Game Boy Advance ROM Image file.

The .gba file extension is usually given to files that contain a ROM image of a game that is played on the Nintendo Game Boy Advance portable video game system. The Game Boy Advance system is a hand-held video game device by Nintendo.

GBA files include an exact duplicate of the actual Nintendo Game Boy game found on the game hardware cartridge distributed by the game manufacturer. The game can then be played on a user's computer using a Game Boy emulation software.

How to open GBA files

We have identified two GBA openers that are compatible with this specific type of GBA file.

Programs that open Game Boy Advance ROM Image files

Last updated: September 21, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of GBA files. Remember, different programs may use GBA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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WinDS PRO AppsWinDS PRO AppsUser submitted
GB/C/A emulatorGB/C/A emulatorUser submitted
7-Zip7-ZipUser submitted
iPhoneBrowseriPhoneBrowserUser submitted
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