File Extension Library

.GEN File Extension

  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .GEN files and how to open them?

Can't open .GEN 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 .GEN file.

What is a .GEN file extension?

.GEN file extension has been classified as Game Files. The format of .GEN file is Binary

.GEN is Sega Genesis ROM

Game ROM used by Sega Genesis/Megadrive emulators; saves a copy of the contents of an original game cartridge and allows the game to be played on a PC with supporting emulation software, such as Kega Fusion or Genesis Plus.

The GEN file extension is interchangeable with the .SMD and .BIN file extensions, which are also used for Sega Genesis ROMs. However, since the ".bin" file extension is used for so many different file associations, sometimes the ".smd" and ".gen" extensions are preferred.

List of all softwares that can open the Sega Genesis ROM
Kega Fusion
Genesis Plus
Kega Fusion
File Type 2 ArcView ARC/INFO UnGenerate file
Developer by: ESRI Category: Data Files

Data file exported by ArcView, a GIS software program for visualizing and analyzing geographic data; contains information associated with an ArcInfo .E00 file.

NOTE: ArcView is part of the ESRI ArcGIS Desktop GIS software.

List of all softwares that can open the ArcView ARC/INFO UnGenerate file
ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop
Safe Software FME Desktop

How to fix problems with .GEN files

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