GMS File Extension

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Gesture And Motion Signal Format
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What is GMS file?

GMS is a file extension commonly associated with Gesture And Motion Signal Format files. Gesture And Motion Signal Format specification was created by GMS. GMS files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. GMS file format, along with 1258 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. Users are advised to use LibGMS software for managing GMS files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support GMS file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support GMS files. Files with GMS 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 GMS file

Windows Windows
Linux Linux

How to open file with GMS extension?

Being unable to open files with GMS extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Gesture And Motion Signal Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install LibGMS

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports GMS files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install LibGMS. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support GMS files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading LibGMS installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

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

If you already have LibGMS installed on your systems and GMS 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. If you have an older version of LibGMS installed, it may not support GMS format. The most recent version of LibGMS is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign LibGMS to GMS files

If you have the latest version of LibGMS installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage GMS 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 GMS file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where LibGMS is installed, check the Always use this app to open GMS files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected GMS file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select LibGMS and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with GMS extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the GMS for errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper GMS file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the GMS in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the GMS is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the GMS file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the GMS 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. It could happen the the download process of file with GMS extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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 out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Gesture And Motion Signal Format file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open LibGMS

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Gesture And Motion Signal Format file. It may be the case that the GMS files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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