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GSHEET File Extension

Google Drive Spreadsheet

What is GSHEET file?

A .GSHEET is an online spreadsheet that is created with Google Drive. The GSHEET file is stored in the Google Server and can be opened or edited only by using the Google Docs office suite. Further, the GSHEET file format is similar to the XLS sheet created by the Microsoft Excel program in terms of usage, interface, and functionality supported by the Excel sheet.

Programs which support GSHEET file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 6 operating systems that support GSHEET files. Files with GSHEET suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support GSHEET file

Updated: 09/26/2021

How to open file with GSHEET extension?

Being unable to open files with GSHEET extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with GSHEET extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Google Drive

Install software to open GSHEET file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports GSHEET files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Google Drive or different compatible program, such as Google Sheets. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Google Drive website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Google Drive

Update software that support file extension GSHEETIf you already have Google Drive installed on your systems and GSHEET files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Google Drive installed, it may not support GSHEET format. The latest version of Google Drive should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open GSHEET files to Google Drive

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate GSHEET files with latest version of Google Drive you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with GSHEET file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the GSHEET file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Google Drive is installed, check the Always use this app to open GSHEET files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with GSHEET file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected GSHEET file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Google Drive and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with GSHEET extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the GSHEET is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the GSHEET file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

Should it happed that the GSHEET 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. GSHEET file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with GSHEET extension is complete and error-free

If the GSHEET file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the GSHEET file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Google Drive

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Google Drive Spreadsheet files. It may be the case that the GSHEET files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

Conversion of a GSHEET file

File Conversions from GSHEET extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to GSHEET file
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