GLO File Extension

GLO file icon
RoboHelp Glossary Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Popularity
    3.5 (6 votes)

What is GLO file?

GLO filename suffix is mostly used for RoboHelp Glossary Format files. RoboHelp Glossary Format specification was created by Adobe Systems. Files with GLO extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. GLO file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1258 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports GLO files is Adobe RoboHelp. Adobe RoboHelp software was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated, and on its official website you may find more information about GLO files or the Adobe RoboHelp software program.

Programs which support GLO file extension

Programs that can handle GLO files are as follows. Files with GLO extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support GLO file

How to open file with GLO extension?

Being unable to open files with GLO extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to RoboHelp Glossary 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. Install Adobe RoboHelp software

Problems with opening and working with GLO files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with GLO files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Adobe RoboHelp and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Adobe RoboHelp website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Adobe RoboHelp to the latest version

If the problems with opening GLO files still occur even after installing Adobe RoboHelp, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Adobe RoboHelp is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Adobe RoboHelp cannot handle files with GLO may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Adobe RoboHelp is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Adobe RoboHelp to GLO files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate GLO files with latest version of Adobe RoboHelp 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

  • Right-click the GLO file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Adobe RoboHelp is installed, check the Always use this app to open GLO files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with GLO 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
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with GLO extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the GLO for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the GLO file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the GLO file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the GLO is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. 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 GLO file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic GLO 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 GLO 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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the RoboHelp Glossary Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Adobe RoboHelp

If the systems has insufficient resources to open GLO files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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 RoboHelp Glossary Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the GLO files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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