GDF File Type

- The quick facts

What are GDF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GDF 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 GDF file?

GDF files have multiple uses, and Altera Graphic Design is one of them.

Altera Graphic Design File

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 GDF files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different GDF openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2020

More file formats using the GDF extension

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

  • General Data Format For Biosignals
  • Granite Devices Firmware
  • Smart Software Graph Definition

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

TatukGIS ViewerTatukGIS ViewerUser submitted
GephiGephiUser submitted
Guardian Of DataGuardian Of DataUser submitted
Gatan FilterControlGatan FilterControlUser submitted
GrafStatGrafStatUser submitted
GENprofi - StammbaumGENprofi - StammbaumUser submitted
TabPlayerTabPlayerUser submitted
HomeGalleryHomeGalleryUser submitted
GRAFIK Eye DesignerGRAFIK Eye DesignerUser submitted
WXGWXGUser submitted

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