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GME File Extension

DexDrive Game Card Format
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What is GME file?

Files with GME extension are saved by DexDrive memory card reader.

What kind of data can GME files store?

GME files are used to store saved game data for PlayStation games. GME files are created during the process of copying PlayStation memory card data to hard disk. Archiving saved data on desktop PCs was as common practice during the 1990s, when memory card storage space was much smaller compared to today’s cards and users needed to safely store their game savefiles on larger storage devices.

Can I open a GME file?

GME files were commonly used to distribute save files on the internet. GME save files were supported by many PlayStation console emulators available for PC. Using and emulator is the recommended method of opening or editing GME save files. GME files were distributed by DexDrive manufacturer as well as third-party users.

Programs which support GME file extension

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

Programs that support GME file

Windows Windows

Updated: 09/18/2022

How to open file with GME extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening GME files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with GME extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the DexPlorer

Install software to open GME file Problems with opening and working with GME files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with GME files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the DexPlorer developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading DexPlorer installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of DexPlorer

Update software that support file extension GMEIf you already have DexPlorer installed on your systems and GME files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why GME files are not compatible with DexPlorer. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using DexPlorer.

Step 3. Assign DexPlorer to GME files

After installing DexPlorer (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open GME files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with GME file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the GME with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the DexPlorer installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open GME files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with GME file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with GME 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 GME extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the GME for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the GME file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check GME file for viruses
1. Verify that the GME in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the GME file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the GME file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the GME file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the GME file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the GME 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.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the DexDrive Game Card Format file again.

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

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with GME extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with DexDrive Game Card Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the GME files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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