The File Extensions Database

.GG File Extension

  • Developer by: Google
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Zip

What is an .GG file?

.GG is Google Desktop Gadget File

Gadget designed for Google Desktop, a desktop widget and application manager; often provides information such as news, finance, and sports stories, but also can include small games, search interfaces, and other types of simple programs.

Google desktop gadgets are similar to Apple Dashboard Widget (.WDGT) files and Windows Gadget (.GADGET) files. They are stored in a compressed .ZIP format and may contain Web-based files such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and XML files.

NOTE: For Mac OS X, Google Desktop requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later.

Programs that open Google Desktop Gadget File
Google Desktop
Google Desktop
File Type 2 Sega Game Gear ROM
Category: Game Files Format: Binary

Game ROM used by emulation programs for the Sega Game Gear handheld console; saves the game data exactly as it was stored on the game cartridge; used for playing Game Gear games on a computer using emulation software.

Programs that open Sega Game Gear ROM
SMS Plus

How to solve problems with GG files

  • Associate the GG file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any GG file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.GG files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the GG file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .GG is Google Desktop Gadget File. Because only the current version supports the latest GG file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Google manufacturer website after an available .GG is Google Desktop Gadget File update.
  • To make sure that your GG file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.