GEM File Type

- The quick facts

What are GEM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GEM 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 GEM file?

GEM files have multiple uses, and GEM meta is one of them.

GEM metafile

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 GEM files

Important: Different programs may use files with the GEM file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your GEM 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 GEM openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 26, 2022

More file formats using the GEM extension

Through our research of GEM files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

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Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo Commander FREEAshampoo Photo Commander FREEUser submitted
GemCad ApplicationGemCad ApplicationUser submitted
WinCDEmuWinCDEmuUser submitted
ThumbsPlusThumbsPlusUser submitted
SlowViewSlowViewUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
gemiusExplorergemiusExplorerUser submitted
GeminiPatternEditorGeminiPatternEditorUser submitted