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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Change the default application in Mac OS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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