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G4 File Extension

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    GTX Europe Ltd.
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What is G4 file?

G4 filename suffix is mostly used for GTX RasterCAD files. GTX RasterCAD specification was created by GTX Europe Ltd.. G4 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. G4 file format, along with 622 other file formats, belongs to the 3D Image Files category. XnView supports G4 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. XnView software was developed by Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet, and on its official website you may find more information about G4 files or the XnView software program.

Programs which support G4 file extension

Programs that can handle G4 files are as follows. Files with G4 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support G4 file

How to open file with G4 extension?

Being unable to open files with G4 extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with G4 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the XnView

Install software to open G4 file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports G4 files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing XnView or different compatible program, such as GTXRaster CAD. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support G4 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit XnView website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update XnView to the latest version

Update software that support file extension G4If you already have XnView installed on your systems and G4 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of XnView installed, it may not support G4 format. The most recent version of XnView is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate GTX RasterCAD files with XnView

After installing XnView (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open G4 files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with G4 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the G4 file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where XnView is installed, check the Always use this app to open G4 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with G4 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with G4 extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with G4 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the G4 for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the G4 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check G4 file for viruses
1. The G4 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the G4 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the G4 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the G4 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with G4 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the GTX RasterCAD file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open XnView

If the systems has insufficient resources to open G4 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with GTX RasterCAD files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the G4 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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