File Extension Library

.GCSX File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .GCSX files and how to open them?

Can't open .GCSX 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 .GCSX file.

What is a .GCSX file extension?

.GCSX file extension is created by Microsoft. .GCSX has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .GCSX file is Zip.

.GCSX is Microsoft Office SmartArt Color File

File used by the SmartArt component of Microsoft Office; saves a custom color that can be added to the SmartArt Colors gallery; can be created by the user or may be one of the preinstalled Office colors; used for stylizing SmartArt graphic layouts, which are stored in .GLOX files.

GCSX files used Open XML formatting, which is the format used for Microsoft Word (.DOCX), Microsoft PowerPoint (.PPTX), and Microsoft Excel (.XLSX) files. You can create custom color styles by constructing a GCSX file using this format.

NOTE: SmartArt is available with Microsoft Office 2007 and later.

List of all softwares that can open the Microsoft Office SmartArt Color File
Microsoft Office 2016
Microsoft Word 2016
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
Microsoft Excel 2016

How to fix problems with .GCSX files

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