GSM File Type

- The quick facts

What are GSM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GSM 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 GSM file?

GSM files have multiple uses, and Raw GSM Cell Phone Audio is one of them.

Raw GSM Cell Phone Audio File

The .gsm file extension is used for an audio file format. A .gsm file is produced by the lossy CBR sound compression codec with a sample rate of 8000 samples/second, while its data rate is 13 Kbps. The .gsm file format is a global standard format for many mobile phones.

These GSM files provide a practical compromise between file size and quality, making this file format an efficient standard for telephone-quality audio.

How to open GSM files

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

Programs that open Raw GSM Cell Phone Audio files

Last updated: June 9, 2022

All known file formats using extension .GSM

While Raw GSM Cell Phone Audio File is a popular type of GSM-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .GSM extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

ArchiCAD Library Object File

We know that one GSM format is ArchiCAD Library Object File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

GSM opener for Windows

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


More file formats using the GSM extension

Through our research of GSM files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

US Robotics GSM Audio File

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
WavePad Audio-EditorWavePad Audio-EditorUser submitted
Switch Sound File ConverterSwitch Sound File ConverterUser submitted
MixPadMixPadUser submitted
IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
MixPad Audio MixerMixPad Audio MixerUser submitted
eFax MessengereFax MessengerUser submitted
WavePadWavePadUser submitted
QuickTime AlternativeQuickTime AlternativeUser submitted