File Extension Library


.GAP File Extension

  • Developer by: Ulead Systems
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .GAP file?

.GAP file extension is created by Ulead Systems. .GAP has been classified as Settings, options, themes or skins Files.

.GAP is PhotoImpact pencil style data

The gap file extension is associated with PhotoImpact, a photo editing software for Microsoft Windows operating system, developed by Ulead, now owned by Corel.

The gap file stores pencil style data.


How to open:

Use PhotoImpact to work with *.gap files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .gap file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .GAP file on different platforms

Open .GAP File on Windows

  • Right-click a .GAP
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .GAP file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .GAP files" Press "Ok"

Open .GAP File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .GAP file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .GAP File on Linux

Right click on the .GAP file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .GAP File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .GAP file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .GAP File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .GAP files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .GAP files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .GAP files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .GAP file format
  2. You need to check the .GAP file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)