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GBK File Extension

Delphi Runimage Iblocal Examples Format
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What is GBK file?

GBK is a developer file format associated with Delphi programming environment. GBK files store local database information that allow developers to create database applications without accessing real databases. Using GBK examples available locally enables developers to focus on the database access interface design without having to work with SQL.


DELPHI programming environment offers many tools for rapid application development. DELPHI was originally designed around Pascal programming language. The main features of DELPHI are:

  • rich library of prebuilt components,
  • GUI interface supporting mouse and keyboard
  • extensive support for database management systems.

Programs which support GBK file extension

Programs that can handle GBK files are as follows. Files with GBK 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 GBK file

Windows Windows

Updated: 02/01/2023

How to open file with GBK extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening GBK files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with GBK files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with GBK files.

Step 1. Get the Delphi

Install software to open GBK file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports GBK files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Delphi and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Delphi website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Delphi to the latest version

Update software that support file extension GBKYou still cannot access GBK files although Delphi is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Delphi installed, it may not support GBK format. The latest version of Delphi should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Delphi Runimage Iblocal Examples Format files with Delphi

After installing Delphi (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open GBK files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with GBK file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the GBK with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Delphi is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open GBK files and clicking OK.
Associate software with GBK file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected GBK file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Delphi and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with GBK extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the GBK file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the GBK file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check GBK file for viruses
1. Verify that the GBK in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the GBK is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the GBK file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the GBK 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. If the GBK file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Delphi Runimage Iblocal Examples Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Delphi

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Delphi Runimage Iblocal Examples Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle GBK files.

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