GML File Type- The quick facts
What are GML files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a GML 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 GML file?
GML stands for Geographical Markup Language. Files with the .gml extension are most commonly associated with the Galdos Systems Open Geospatial Consortium software. This software is used by geographers to store geographical data. The GML files allow the geographical data to be transferred in a standard interchangeable format.
The .gml file extension is also used for Graphlet Graphscript files, Game Maker script files and NetRemote XML-based configuration files.
How to open GML files
Important: Different programs may use files with the GML file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your GML file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different GML openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: July 13, 2020
Suggest another file format using extension GML
While we know of one file format using the .GML file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .GML file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of GML files. Remember, different programs may use GML files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.