.GSD File Extension
- Developer by: PROFIBUS & PROFINET International
- Category: Text Files
- Format: XML
What are .GSD files and how to open them?Can't open .GSD 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 .GSD file.
What is a .GSD file extension?
.GSD file extension is created by PROFIBUS & PROFINET International. .GSD has been classified as Text Files. The format of .GSD file is XML.
.GSD is General Station Description File
ASCII text configuration file used for PROFIBUS DP (Decentralized Peripherals) or PA (Process Automation) devices; contains keywords and configuration information separated by line breaks; can be created with a text editor, the PROFIBUS GSD Editor, or another tool that supports PROFIBUS.
PROFIBUS (Process Field Bus) is a set of computer network protocols used by networked devices in automated manufacturing. GSD files describe device communication features, which enable control and interoperability of sensors, motors, switches, actuators, and other components on a PROFIBUS network.
General Station Description files also use these language-specific extensions:
- ".gse" - English
- ".gsf" - French
- ".gsg" - German
- ".gsi" - Italian
- ".gsp" - Portugese
- ".gss" - Spanish
Graphtec Vector Graphics File
Vector graphics image format developed by Graphtec; used for creating cutting templates for Craft ROBO and Wishblade and craft cutters; can create designs used for crafts, such as adhesives, laminates, t-shirt silk screens, and other printed designs.
GSD files are also supported by Accugraphic Klic-N-Kut scrapbook cutting machines. The Cutting Master ROBO plugin for Adobe Illustrator allows the program to plot directly to the cutter or plotter, but does not enable Illustrator to read GSD files.