GPR File Extension

GPR file icon
GenePix Results Format
  • Developer
    Molecular Devices
  • Popularity
    2.2 (4 votes)

What is GPR file?

GPR is a file extension commonly associated with GenePix Results Format files. GenePix Results Format specification was created by Molecular Devices. GPR files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. GPR file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1258 other filename extensions listed in our database. GenePix Pro Software supports GPR files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support GPR file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support GPR files. Files with GPR 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 GPR file

How to open file with GPR extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening GPR files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with GPR files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install GenePix Pro Software software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports GPR files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing GenePix Pro Software or different compatible program, such as Microsoft Excel. 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 GenePix Pro Software installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of GenePix Pro Software and update if needed

If you already have GenePix Pro Software installed on your systems and GPR files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of GenePix Pro Software installed, it may not support GPR format. The latest version of GenePix Pro Software should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate GenePix Results Format files with GenePix Pro Software

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the GPR file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the GenePix Pro Software installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open GPR files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Ensure that the GPR file is complete and free of errors

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

1. The GPR may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the GPR 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 GPR file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the GPR 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. If the GPR 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.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run GenePix Pro Software

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

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 GenePix Results Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle GPR files.

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