File Extension Library

.GEM File Extension

  • Developer by: Ruby
  • Category: Developer Files

What is an .GEM file?

.GEM file extension is created by Ruby. .GEM has been classified as Developer Files.

.GEM is RubyGems Package

Package that may contain Ruby programs and libraries; saved in a self-contained format called a "gem;" can be installed using the RubyGems package manager application included with the Ruby software.

Ruby GEM files can be installed using the "gem install GEMNAME [options]" command. You may also use the "gem list -r -d" command to list the gems installed on a network.

List of all softwares that can open the RubyGems Package
File Type 2 GEM Metafile
Developer by: GEM Category: Vector Image Files

Vector image format used by GEM Draw, a basic drawing program for PCs; GEM stands for "Graphical Environment Manager," and was a windowing system used by Atari ST computers and some Windows-based computers.

List of all softwares that can open the GEM Metafile
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018
ACD Systems Canvas X 2019
File Type 3 Ventura Publisher Document
Developer by: Corel Category: Page Layout Files

Vector-based metafile format used by Ventura Publisher, a business-oriented desktop publishing program; originally developed by Ventura Software, but acquired by Corel in 1993.

NOTE: Corel Ventura is no longer developed.

List of all softwares that can open the Ventura Publisher Document
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018
Corel PaintShop Pro 2019

How to Open .GEM file on different platforms

Open .GEM File on Windows

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

Open .GEM File on Mac

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

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

Open .GEM File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .GEM files

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