File Extension Library

.GBP File Extension

  • Developer by: Genie-Soft
  • Category: Backup Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .GBP files and how to open them?

Can't open .GBP 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 .GBP file.

What is a .GBP file extension?

.GBP file extension is created by Genie-Soft. .GBP has been classified as Backup Files. The format of .GBP file is Zip.

.GBP is Genie Timeline Backup Index File

Archive index file created by Genie Timeline, a backup and recovery program for desktop computer and mobile device files; contains the index of a collection of files that the user has chosen to backup; may reference a single archive or a multi-volume spanned archive; used for restoring the backed up files.

Genie Timeline creates the GBP index file at the end of a backup session. Without this file, the backup cannot be restored. GBP files are created with the naming conventions backup.gbp, backup.X.gbp, and backup(X).X.gbp, where "X" is a digit.

Genie Timeline can be used for incremental or full backups and can incorporate optional compression.

NOTE: Genie Timeline Backup uses .ZIP compression for backups, so you can use any Zip decompression utility to manually examine the contents of backup files.

List of all softwares that can open the Genie Timeline Backup Index File
Genie-Soft Genie Timeline
File Type 2:

Gerber Bottom Solder Paste Data File

Developer by: Ucamco Category: Data Files

Data output file created by CAD Printed Circuit Board (PCB) tools such as Autodesk EAGLE; contains layout data for the bottom paste layer of the PCB for creating stencils to apply paste to the board.

The GBP file functions similar to a .PDF file. It is an exported version of the PCB layout and used to create stencils. The stencils are then used to apply paste to boards for adding surface-mount devices (SMD), like pads. It is meant to be viewed and referenced but not edited.

NOTE: The Gerber format was originally developed by Gerber Systems but is now maintained by Ucamco.

Common GBP Filenames

[projectname].gbp - The GBP file is named after the name of your PCB project.

List of all softwares that can open the Gerber Bottom Solder Paste Data File
Autodesk EAGLE
Altium Designer
Autodesk EAGLE
Autodesk EAGLE

How to fix problems with .GBP files

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