File Extension Library

.GPI File Extension

  • Developer by: Garmin
  • Category: Data Files

What is an .GPI file?

.GPI file extension is created by Garmin. .GPI has been classified as Data Files.

.GPI is Garmin Point of Interest File

File used by Garmin personal navigation devices; stores the name and location of a user-defined point of interest; can be used to generate navigational routes as a destination or inter-route point.

List of all softwares that can open the Garmin Point of Interest File
Garmin POI Loader
Garmin POI Loader
File Type 2:

Gerber Photoplotter Information File

Developer by: Ucamco Category: Data Files

Data file created by Printed Circuit Board (PCB) CAD tools such as Autodesk EAGLE and used by photoplotter machines; contains layout data for PCB masks.

A photoplotter is used to make photolithography masks, or photo plots, for PCBs. Photoplots are transparent plates that have maps printed on them to overlay onto PCBs.

NOTE: The Gerber format was originally developed by Gerber Systems but is now maintained by Ucamco.

Common GPI Filenames

[projectname].gpi - The GPI file is named after the name of your PCB project.

List of all softwares that can open the Gerber Photoplotter Information File
Altium Designer
Autodesk EAGLE
Autodesk EAGLE
Autodesk EAGLE

How to Open .GPI file on different platforms

Open .GPI File on Windows

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

Open .GPI File on Mac

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

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

Open .GPI File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .GPI files

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