File Extension Library

.GBK File Extension

  • Developer by: NCBI
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What are .GBK files and how to open them?

Can't open .GBK file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .GBK file.

What is a .GBK file extension?

.GBK file extension is created by NCBI. .GBK has been classified as Data Files. The format of .GBK file is Text.

.GBK is GenBank Data File

File created in the GenBank format, a file format used for storing genome information; saves DNA sequences in a plain text format; also contains metadata such as the sample source, a description, and author information.

NOTE: The GenBank format was developed by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

List of all softwares that can open the GenBank Data File
Heracle BioSoft DNA Baser
Genome Compiler
Genome Compiler
Genome Compiler

How to fix problems with .GBK files

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