GG File

What are GG files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GG 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 GG file?

A .GG file is a Google Gadget file.

The Google Desktop application uses the GG file extension for gadget files. Gadgets are script-based sidebar gadgets, similar to widgets but solely used for the Google application.

The gadgets contained in the GG files can provide Google Desktop users with streaming information on news, finance, and sports, as well as interactive game utilities and custom search boxes. These "gadgets" are installed right onto the user's Google desktop or browser. Popular sidebar gadgets that use the .gg file extension include calculators, currency converters, news tickers, and blog updates.

How to open GG files

We have identified one GG opener that is compatible with this specific type of GG file.

Programs that open Google Gadget files

Google DesktopGoogle DesktopDiscontinued

Last updated: November 30, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Kega FusionKega FusionVerified
WinDS PRO AppsWinDS PRO AppsUser submitted
Digg's Top Stories PluginDigg's Top Stories PluginUser submitted
GGCadGGCadUser submitted
McAfee SecurityCenterMcAfee SecurityCenterUser submitted
Google Desktop SearchGoogle Desktop SearchUser submitted

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