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GNX File Extension

Microsoft PowerPoint Data Format

What is GNX file?

GNX filename suffix is mostly used for Microsoft PowerPoint Data Format files. GNX file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with GNX extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 5914 various file formats. The software recommended for managing GNX files is Microsoft PowerPoint. Microsoft PowerPoint software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about GNX files or the Microsoft PowerPoint software program.

Programs which support GNX file extension

The following listing features GNX-compatible programs. Files with GNX 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 GNX file

Updated: 01/22/2021

How to open file with GNX extension?

Problems with accessing GNX may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Microsoft PowerPoint Data 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. Get the Microsoft PowerPoint

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

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint

Update software that support file extension GNXIf you already have Microsoft PowerPoint installed on your systems and GNX 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 Microsoft PowerPoint installed, it may not support GNX format. The latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Microsoft PowerPoint to GNX files

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

Associate software with GNX file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the GNX 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
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Microsoft PowerPoint is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open GNX files and clicking OK.
Associate software with GNX file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with GNX extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Microsoft PowerPoint and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with GNX extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the GNX for errors

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

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the GNX file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the GNX file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the GNX file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with GNX extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Microsoft PowerPoint Data Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Microsoft PowerPoint

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support GNX files. Close all running programs and try opening the GNX 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 Microsoft PowerPoint Data Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle GNX files.

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