GALLERY File Extension

GALLERY file icon
SMART Notebook Gallery Format
  • Developer
    SMART Technologies
  • Popularity
    3.6 (3 votes)

What is GALLERY file?

GALLERY is a file extension commonly associated with SMART Notebook Gallery Format files. SMART Notebook Gallery Format specification was created by SMART Technologies. GALLERY files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. GALLERY file format, along with 1258 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. SMART Board software supports GALLERY files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 4 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support GALLERY file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support GALLERY files. Files with GALLERY extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support GALLERY file

How to open file with GALLERY extension?

Being unable to open files with GALLERY extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with GALLERY 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. Download and install SMART Board software

Problems with opening and working with GALLERY files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with GALLERY files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing SMART Board software or different compatible program, such as SMART Notebook software. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download SMART Board software installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of SMART Board software

You still cannot access GALLERY files although SMART Board software is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why GALLERY files are not compatible with SMART Board software. The most recent version of SMART Board software is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open GALLERY files to SMART Board software

If you have the latest version of SMART Board software installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage GALLERY on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the GALLERY file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where SMART Board software is installed, check the Always use this app to open GALLERY files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with GALLERY 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 GALLERY extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the GALLERY for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the GALLERY file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the GALLERY in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the GALLERY 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 GALLERY 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 GALLERY file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with GALLERY extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the SMART Notebook Gallery Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle SMART Board software

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with GALLERY extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with SMART Notebook Gallery Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with GALLERY files affecting older versions of given software.

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