GSTENCIL File Extension

GSTENCIL file icon
OmniGraffle Stencil
  • Developer
    The Omni Group
  • Popularity
    3.7 (4 votes)

What is GSTENCIL file?

GSTENCIL filename suffix is mostly used for OmniGraffle Stencil files. OmniGraffle Stencil format was developed by The Omni Group. GSTENCIL files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS. GSTENCIL file format, along with 129 other file formats, belongs to the Vector Image Files category. The software recommended for managing GSTENCIL files is OmniGraffle. On the official website of The Omni Group developer not only will you find detailed information about theOmniGraffle software, but also about GSTENCIL and other supported file formats.

Programs which support GSTENCIL file extension

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

How to open file with GSTENCIL extension?

Problems with accessing GSTENCIL may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with GSTENCIL extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with GSTENCIL files.

Step 1. Get the OmniGraffle

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports GSTENCIL files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download OmniGraffle and install it on your device. 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 OmniGraffle installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit The Omni Group website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update OmniGraffle to the latest version

If you already have OmniGraffle installed on your systems and GSTENCIL 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. The reason that OmniGraffle cannot handle files with GSTENCIL may be that the software is outdated.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 OmniGraffle.

Step 3. Assign OmniGraffle to GSTENCIL files

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the GSTENCIL with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where OmniGraffle is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open GSTENCIL files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with GSTENCIL extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with GSTENCIL extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the GSTENCIL for errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper GSTENCIL file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the GSTENCIL in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the GSTENCIL file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the GSTENCIL file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the GSTENCIL file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the GSTENCIL file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the OmniGraffle Stencil file again.

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

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with OmniGraffle Stencil file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle GSTENCIL files.

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