File Extension Library

.GWS File Extension

  • Developer by: Intergraph
  • Category: Settings Files

What are .GWS files and how to open them?

Can't open .GWS 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 .GWS file.

What is a .GWS file extension?

.GWS file extension is created by Intergraph. .GWS has been classified as Settings Files.

.GWS is GeoMedia GeoWorkspace File

Configuration file that stores user settings, legends, warehouse connections, and other preferences for GeoMedia; has a default coordinate system assigned to it, which can be changed by opening the GeoWorkspace Coordinate System dialog box.

To change the GeoWorkspace Coordinate System, select "View→GeoWorkspace Coordinate System" and choose another workspace.

List of all softwares that can open the GeoMedia GeoWorkspace File
Intergraph GeoMedia
File Type 2 Geosoft Workspace File
Developer by: Geosoft Category: GIS Files Format: Binary

Project file created by Geosoft software products such as Oasis montaj 5 and earlier; contains geospatial data imported into the project; used for organizing geospatial data such as maps, images, and GIS databases.

NOTE: Oasis montaj 6 and later use the .GPF extension. Older GWS files can still be imported into the newer versions of the software.

List of all softwares that can open the Geosoft Workspace File
Geosoft Oasis montaj

How to fix problems with .GWS files

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