File Extension Library

.GTO File Extension

  • Developer by: Ucamco
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What are .GTO files and how to open them?

Can't open .GTO 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 .GTO file.

What is a .GTO file extension?

.GTO file extension is created by Ucamco. .GTO has been classified as Data Files. The format of .GTO file is Text.

.GTO is Gerber Top Overlay Data File

Data output file created by CAD Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) tools and used by PCB manufacturing machines; contains layout data for the top silk screen layer of the PCB; written in RS-274X, which is the most common and contemporary Gerber format.

The GTO file acts similar to a .PDF file. It is an exported version of the PCB layout used to designate layouts of electrical connections. The file is meant to be viewed and referenced but not edited.

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

Common GTO Filenames

[projectname].gto - The name of the GTO file is derived from the name of your PCB project.

List of all softwares that can open the Gerber Top Overlay Data File
Altium Designer
Autodesk EAGLE
Autodesk EAGLE
Autodesk EAGLE

How to fix problems with .GTO files

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