GTP File Extension

GTP file icon
Guitar Pro Format
  • Developer
    Arobas Music
  • Popularity
    3 (3 votes)

What is GTP file?

GTP filename suffix is mostly used for Guitar Pro Format files. Guitar Pro Format specification was created by Arobas Music. GTP file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. GTP file format, along with 1258 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. TuxGuitar supports GTP files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 4 other tools may also be used. TuxGuitar software was developed by TUXGUITAR, and on its official website you may find more information about GTP files or the TuxGuitar software program.

Programs which support GTP file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support GTP files. Files with GTP 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 GTP file

How to open file with GTP extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening GTP files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with GTP 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 GTP files.

Step 1. Download and install TuxGuitar

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports GTP files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select TuxGuitar or one of the recommended programs (for example, DGuitar, Guitar Pro) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support GTP files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download TuxGuitar installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit TUXGUITAR website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of TuxGuitar and update if needed

If you already have TuxGuitar installed on your systems and GTP 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. The reason that TuxGuitar cannot handle files with GTP 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 TuxGuitar.

Step 3. Assign TuxGuitar to GTP files

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the GTP file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where TuxGuitar is installed, check the Always use this app to open GTP files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with GTP extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select TuxGuitar and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with GTP extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the GTP file is complete and free of 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 GTP file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the GTP 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 scanner detected that the GTP file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

Did you receive the GTP 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 GTP file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Guitar Pro Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with GTP files affecting older versions of given software.

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