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GSMS File Extension

GameSave Manager Settings Backup Format

What is GSMS file?

GSMS filename suffix is mostly used for GameSave Manager Settings Backup Format files. Files with GSMS extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. GSMS file format, along with 243 other file formats, belongs to the Backup Files category. The software recommended for managing GSMS files is GameSave Manager. Software named GameSave Manager was created by InsaneMatt. In order to find more detailed information on the software and GSMS files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support GSMS file extension

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

Updated: 03/08/2021

How to open file with GSMS extension?

Being unable to open files with GSMS extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with GSMS 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. Get the GameSave Manager

Install software to open GSMS file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening GSMS files is that no program that can handle GSMS files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install GameSave Manager. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download GameSave Manager installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit InsaneMatt website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of GameSave Manager

Update software that support file extension GSMSIf you already have GameSave Manager installed on your systems and GSMS 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. The reason that GameSave Manager cannot handle files with GSMS may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using GameSave Manager.

Step 3. Set the default application to open GSMS files to GameSave Manager

After installing GameSave Manager (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open GSMS 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 GSMS file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the GSMS 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 GameSave Manager is installed, check the Always use this app to open GSMS files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with GSMS file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

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

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the GSMS file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the GSMS file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the GSMS file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the GSMS file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic GSMS file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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. It could happen the the download process of file with GSMS 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.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

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

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with GameSave Manager Settings Backup Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with GSMS files affecting older versions of given software.

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