GIL File Extension

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GILS Document Format

What is GIL file?

GIL filename suffix is mostly used for GILS Document Format files. GIL files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with GIL extension are categorized as Text Files files. The Text Files subset comprises 348 various file formats. GroupMail is by far the most used program for working with GIL files. GroupMail software was developed by Infacta Ltd., and on its official website you may find more information about GIL files or the GroupMail software program.

Programs which support GIL file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support GIL files. GIL files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support GIL file

Windows Windows

Updated: 05/22/2020

How to open file with GIL extension?

Problems with accessing GIL may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to GILS Document Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install GroupMail

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports GIL files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download GroupMail and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support GIL files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download GroupMail installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Infacta Ltd. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of GroupMail and update if needed

If the problems with opening GIL files still occur even after installing GroupMail, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of GroupMail is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why GIL files are not compatible with GroupMail. The latest version of GroupMail should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign GroupMail to GIL files

After installing GroupMail (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open GIL files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the GIL file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where GroupMail is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open GIL files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the GIL file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select GroupMail and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with GIL extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the GIL is not faulty

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

1. Check the GIL file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the GIL file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the GIL file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic GIL 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 GIL file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run GroupMail

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support GIL files. Close all running programs and try opening the GIL file.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with GILS Document Format files. It may be the case that the GIL files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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