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GGF File Extension

GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid
  • Developer
    Trimble Navigation Limited
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    4 (2 votes)

What is GGF file?

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 255 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.

Programs which support GGF file extension

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.

Programs that support GGF file

How to open file with GGF extension?

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.

Step 1. Download and install GPS Pathfinder Office

Install software to open GGF file 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.

Step 2. Check the version of GPS Pathfinder Office and update if needed

Update software that support file extension GGFIf 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with opening GGF files still occur even after installing GPS Pathfinder Office, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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.

Step 3. Set the default application to open GGF files to GPS Pathfinder Office

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

Associate software with GGF file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the GGF file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the GPS Pathfinder Office installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open GGF files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with GGF file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with GGF extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with GGF extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the GGF 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 GGF file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check GGF file for viruses
1. Check the GGF file for viruses or malware

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.

2. Verify that the GGF file’s structure is intact

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.

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

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.

4. Check whether your system can handle GPS Pathfinder Office

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.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

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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