GP5 File Type

- The quick facts

What are GP5 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GP5 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 GP5 file?

A .GP5 file is a Guitar Pro v5 Tablature file.

Files that contain the .gp5 file extension are files that have been created with the Guitar Pro 5 multi-track tablature editor software. This tablature editor allows users to create scores for guitars, bass, banjos, and other stringed musical instruments.

The Guitar Pro 5 application also allows a user to track the progress of a piece of music and can be used as a MIDI sequencer. The GP5 files store the scores that have been created with the Guitar Pro 5 software. However, these files do not contain any actual audio data.

How to open GP5 files

We have identified 3 GP5 openers that are compatible with this specific type of GP5 file.

Programs that open Guitar Pro v5 Tablature files

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Last updated: May 27, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of GP5 files. Remember, different programs may use GP5 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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