GML File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a GML file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .GML 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

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension GML for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different GML openers which you will find listed below.

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 viewers for this file format

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.

yEd Graph EditoryEd Graph EditorUser submitted
Garden PlannerGarden PlannerUser submitted
TatukGIS ViewerTatukGIS ViewerUser submitted
Gaia3Gaia3User submitted
FalconViewFalconViewUser submitted
Protel DXPProtel DXPUser submitted
MiraMonMiraMonUser submitted
GoVisual Diagram EditorGoVisual Diagram EditorUser submitted
CODE EditorCODE EditorUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with GML-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with GML-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!