GGF is a file extension commonly associated with GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid files. Trimble Navigation Limited defined the GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid format standard. GGF file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. GGF file format, along with 251 other file formats, belongs to the GIS Files category. GPS Pathfinder Office is by far the most used program for working with GGF files. Software named GPS Pathfinder Office was created by Trimble Navigation Limited. In order to find more detailed information on the software and GGF files, check the developer’s official website.
Below is a table that list programs that support GGF files. Files with GGF suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with GGF extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with GGF files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports GGF files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the GPS Pathfinder Office developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support GGF files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download GPS Pathfinder Office installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Trimble Navigation Limited website and download from their official repositories.
If the problems with opening GGF files still occur even after installing GPS Pathfinder Office, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of GPS Pathfinder Office is available. 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 GPS Pathfinder Office installed, it may not support GGF format. The latest version of GPS Pathfinder Office should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of GPS Pathfinder Office installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage GGF 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
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the GGF file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the GGF is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the GGF file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic GGF file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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. If the GGF file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support GGF files. Close all running programs and try opening the GGF file.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid 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 GGF files affecting older versions of given software.
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