The File Extensions Database

.GVSP File Extension

  • Developer by: Latitude Graphics
  • Category: GIS Files

What is an .GVSP file?

.GVSP is Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight Project

A GVSP file contains a project created by Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight, a GIS program used to enhance ArcGIS software for web-GIS users. It stores a project, which includes a map with plotted coordinates and drawn lines, areas, points, and text. GVSP files also contain the layer symbolization and layer drawing order of the map.

Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight projects allow a user to customize a map to be displayed in a certain way, whether it be different enabled layers or a view zoomed into a specific location. When you save your map as a project, the GVSP file is created, which allows you to share with other users. When the GVSP file is opened, the save view will be displayed.

To save a GVSP file in Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight, click the "Save Project" disk icon, choose a save location, and click Save.

To open a GVSP file in Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight, click the "Open Project" folder icon, navigate to the GVSP file location, and click Open. You need to log in to the web-GIS to verify your credentials.

NOTE: Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight is one of several Geocortex programs included with Geocortex Essentials used to enhance the ArcGIS platform on the web. It was released in 2011 with Geocortex Essentials 3.3.

Programs that open Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight Project
Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight
Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight

How to solve problems with GVSP files

  • Associate the GVSP file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any GVSP file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.GVSP files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the GVSP 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 .GVSP is Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight Project. Because only the current version supports the latest GVSP file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Latitude Graphics manufacturer website after an available .GVSP is Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight Project update.
  • To make sure that your GVSP file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.