GID file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .gid file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .gid file?
- What program do I need to open a .gid file?
- How can the .gid file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .gid files to another format?
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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ Windows Global Index File
GID file is a Windows Global Index. GID files contain the indexes displayed on the Index tab of the Windows Help Topics dialog box.
✅ FRAMES Global Input Data File
RIF file is a FRAMES Global Input Data File. Framework for Risk Analysis Multimedia Environmental Systems (FRAMES) is a software platform developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for selecting and implementing environmental software models for risk assessment and management problems.
Other types of files may also use the .gid file extension.
🚫 The .gid file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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🔴 Can't open a .gid file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .gid file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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