GRD File Type

- The quick facts

What are GRD files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GRD 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 GRD file?

A .GRD file is an Adobe Photoshop gradient file. Through our analysis of GRD files, we know that one use of the format is Adobe Photoshop gradient. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open GRD files

Important: Different programs may use files with the GRD file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your GRD file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different GRD openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: September 19, 2021

Other file formats using extension .GRD

While Adobe Photoshop gradient is a popular type of GRD-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .GRD extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

ElmerGrid input data

Through our analysis of GRD files, we know that one use of the format is ElmerGrid input data. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different GRD openers which you will find listed below.

Surfer Grid

Through our analysis of GRD files, we know that one use of the format is Surfer Grid. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different GRD openers which you will find listed below.

Symantec Guard Header

Through our analysis of GRD files, we know that one use of the format is Symantec Guard Header. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different GRD openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Adobe Photoshop ElementsAdobe Photoshop ElementsUser submitted
ArtweaverArtweaverUser submitted
Artweaver FreeArtweaver FreeUser submitted
Boris GraffitiBoris GraffitiUser submitted
ACDSee Photo EditorACDSee Photo EditorUser submitted
CanvasCanvasUser submitted
SurferSurferUser submitted
Canvas XCanvas XUser submitted
GRADEProfilerGRADEProfilerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with GRD-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 GRD-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!