GSD File Type

- The quick facts

What are GSD files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GSD 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 GSD file?

GSD files have multiple uses, and Generic Station Description is one of them.

Generic Station Description File

The .gsd file extension is used for a device configuration file format, which Panoramix Services developed. These GSD files are also known as Generic Station Description files and are used by the PROFINET Commander software.

These GSD files are encoded in XML format, and the data stored in a .gsd file includes hardware device profiles that can be imported to the PROFINET Commander software. This is a Windows application that is designed by Panoramix Services. This tool provides diagnostics and testing functions to IT administrators, network engineers and product development specialists.

This software is used for testing device I/O components and other relevant hardware tools that are connected to a PROFINET network.

How to open GSD files

We have identified one GSD opener that is compatible with this specific type of GSD file.

Programs that open Generic Station Description files

Last updated: May 23, 2022

All known file formats using extension .GSD

While Generic Station Description File is a popular type of GSD-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .GSD extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Graphtec Vector Drawing

This is a vector graphics format used by Graphtec cutting machines.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different GSD openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of GSD files. Remember, different programs may use GSD 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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