File Extension Library

.GCI File Extension

  • Developer by: Nintendo
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .GCI file?

.GCI file extension is created by Nintendo. .GCI has been classified as Game Files.

.GCI is GameCube Save File

Save file created when playing a Nintendo GameCube game; stores the player's current progress so the game can be resumed at a later time; may be loaded on a PC using a GameCube emulator.

NOTE: Some GameCube .GCS and .SAV files can be converted to GCI files using the gcs-gci converter and sav-gci converter programs.

List of all softwares that can open the GameCube Save File

How to Open .GCI file on different platforms

Open .GCI File on Windows

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

Open .GCI File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .GCI 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 .GCI File on Linux

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

Open .GCI File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .GCI 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 .GCI 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 .GCI files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .GCI files

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