Full format name of files that use GFORM extension is Google Drive Form. Google Drive Form format was developed by Google. GFORM file format is compatible with software that can be installed on , Android, iOS, Mac OS, Web, Windows system platform. Files with GFORM extension are categorized as Data Files files. The Data Files subset comprises 1258 various file formats. The most popular program for handling GFORM files is Google Drive, but users can choose among 5 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Google Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theGoogle Drive software, but also about GFORM and other supported file formats.
The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with GFORM files, divided into 6 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with GFORM suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening GFORM files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with GFORM 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 GFORM files.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports GFORM files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Google Drive or one to the listed programs: Google Forms. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Google Drive installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Google Inc. website and download from their official repositories.
If the problems with opening GFORM files still occur even after installing Google Drive, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Google Drive is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why GFORM files are not compatible with Google Drive. The most recent version of Google Drive is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate GFORM files with latest version of Google Drive you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the GFORM file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the GFORM is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. 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 GFORM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
Did you receive the GFORM file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with GFORM extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Google Drive Form file again.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support GFORM files. Close all running programs and try opening the GFORM file.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Google Drive Form files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle GFORM files.
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