File Extension Library

.GMW File Extension

  • Developer by: Blue Marble Geographics
  • Category: Settings Files

What are .GMW files and how to open them?

Can't open .GMW 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 .GMW file.

What is a .GMW file extension?

.GMW file extension is created by Blue Marble Geographics. .GMW has been classified as Settings Files.

.GMW is Global Mapper Workspace File

Workspace file created and used by Global Mapper, a GIS application; contains information about any layers displayed on the map, along with settings and configuration applied to the layers.

Workspaces are a main component of Global Mapper, which uses the the GMW file to store the workspaces. The application uses these files to record a snapshot of the user's current map view. To create a GMW file, simply select File → Save Workspace....

List of all softwares that can open the Global Mapper Workspace File
Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper

How to fix problems with .GMW files

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