GLO File

What are GLO files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GLO 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 GLO file?

A .GLO file is an Opticks Global Light 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 GLO files

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

Last updated: December 15, 2021

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

WinEdtWinEdtUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
GWv4GWv4User submitted

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