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What are GP3 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GP3 file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your GP3 files.

What is a GP3 file?

GP3 files have multiple uses, and Guitar Pro v3 Tablature is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Guitar Pro v3 Tablature

Guitar Pro 3 allows for the editing of guitar and bass tablature files and the creation of scores for stringed instruments, such as the bass and the guitar. The music files created and saved by the Guitar Pro 3 software are saved with the .gp3 file extension.

While the files contain scores used to create music, the files do not have any actual audio data in and of themselves.

How to open GP3 files

We have identified two GP3 openers that are compatible with this specific type of GP3 file.

Programs that open Guitar Pro v3 Tablature files

Guitar ProGuitar ProVerified

Last updated: September 9, 2023

All known file formats using extension .GP3

While Guitar Pro v3 Tablature is a popular type of GP3-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .GP3 file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

GreenPAK Designer Project

We know that one GP3 format is GreenPAK Designer Project. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different GP3 openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of GP3 files. Remember, different programs may use GP3 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Altium DesignerAltium DesignerUser submitted
Go PlayAlongGo PlayAlongUser submitted
GRAPES3DGRAPES3DUser submitted
Guitar Pro LiteGuitar Pro LiteUser submitted
Guitar Pro Fretlight ReadyGuitar Pro Fretlight ReadyUser submitted
Guitar Tablature EditorGuitar Tablature EditorUser submitted
Protel DXPProtel DXPUser submitted
Winferno Registry Power CleanerWinferno Registry Power CleanerUser submitted
GuitarProGuitarProUser submitted
Arobas Music Guitar ProArobas Music Guitar ProUser submitted

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