GBI File Type

- The quick facts

What are GBI files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GBI file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a GBI file?

Files that contain the .gbi file extension are most commonly associated with the gBurner Systems' gBurner backup software. The gBurner software application allows users to create backup copies of their CDs and DVDs, creating multi-session discs and bootable data backup copies that they can use in the event that the original discs become lost or damaged.

The GBI file format allows for file compression, password protection, the encryption of file data, file archive splitting and checksum support abilities. This provides more versatility than many of the other backup file formats, which makes the GBI file format popular among computer users.

How to open GBI files

Important: Different programs may use files with the GBI file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your GBI file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different GBI openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2020

Suggest another file format using extension GBI

While we know of one file format using the .GBI file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .GBI file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

gBurnergBurnerUser submitted
WinArchiverWinArchiverUser submitted
Magic ISO MakerMagic ISO MakerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with GBI-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
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