GDOC File Extension

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Google Drive Document
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What is GDOC file?

File with GDOC extension contains information about Google Docs document. It stores following information:

  • URL to related file stored in the cloud,
  • information about the author of given document.

GDOC document files don’t contain any text data or images but only reference to those resources. GDOC files are used by Google Drive service. Such files don’t take disk space and can be accessed by registered Google user. If Google Drive application is installed on user’s computer, GDOC files may be saved in dedicated file folder. Files referred in GDOC documents cannot be larger than 50MB and cannot contains more than 1,02 million characters, regardless of the number of pages and font formatting. GDOC image must be saved in JPEG, PNG, or GIF format, with the exception of animated images.

Google Docs application offers its users a free interface for creating documents and space for storing generated or imported documents. It offers similar design and functionality to standard office suite applications, but focuses on moblity and benefits of cloud computing and storage. Google’s office suite comprises of the following free applications for individual users:

  • Google Docs – a word processor,
  • Google Sheets – a spreadsheet,
  • Google Slides – a presentation creator.

Those services are also included in Gsuite, an office suite for business environments, whic offers some additional features. GDOC documents can be exported into other more popular formats and save locally. They can also be shared with other users, with limited or full access. Documents saved in other formats can be imported to Google Docs.

Programs that support GDOC file

Conversion of a GDOC file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the GDOC extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of GDOC file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from GDOC extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to GDOC file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the GDOC file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the GDOC file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the GDOC file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the GDOC file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the GDOC file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the GDOC file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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