GBS File

What are GBS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GBS 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 GBS file?

GBS files have multiple uses, and GameBoy Sound System Dump is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

GameBoy Sound System Dump

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open GBS files

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

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

Last updated: November 11, 2022

More file formats using the GBS extension

Through our research of GBS files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • OtterUI Binary Scene

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Altium DesignerAltium DesignerUser submitted
SnapGene ViewerSnapGene ViewerUser submitted
Global eBook Standard - GarimtoGlobal eBook Standard - GarimtoUser submitted
Protel DXPProtel DXPUser submitted
ALTIUMALTIUMUser submitted
AD13AD13User submitted

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