GXT File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a GXT file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .GXT files.

What is a GXT file?

Files that contain the .gxt file extension are most commonly used by the Grand Theft Auto computer gaming software. These files are resource files that are referenced by a user's computer during the gameplay experience.

The GXT files that are used by the Grand Theft Auto game contain the text that is displayed on a user's screen while the user is playing the Grand Theft Auto gaming application. These files can be translated into multiple languages and are often included with GTA mod files.

The location of a user's GXT files will vary depending on the version of the game on his or her system, but the GXT files are most commonly stored in a text folder located in the user's games installation directory.

How to open GXT files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension GXT for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different GXT openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension GXT

While we know of one file format using the .GXT file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .GXT file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Java Platform SEJava Platform SEUser submitted
MIDAS/Text EditorMIDAS/Text EditorUser submitted
BandizipBandizipUser submitted
GTA3Mods.Com GXT EditorGTA3Mods.Com GXT EditorUser submitted
GWv4GWv4User submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with GXT-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 GXT-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!