GVW is a file extension commonly associated with GeoVisu Waypoints files. GeoVisu Waypoints format was developed by GeoVisu Development Team. Files with GVW extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. GVW file format, along with 209 other file formats, belongs to the GIS Files category. The software recommended for managing GVW files is GeoVisu. Software named GeoVisu was created by GeoVisu Development Team. In order to find more detailed information on the software and GVW files, check the developer’s official website.
Programs that can handle GVW files are as follows. GVW files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with GVW extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with GVW 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 GVW files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install GeoVisu. 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 GeoVisu website and download the installer.
If the problems with opening GVW files still occur even after installing GeoVisu, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of GeoVisu is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that GeoVisu cannot handle files with GVW may be that the software is outdated.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 GeoVisu.
After installing GeoVisu (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open GVW files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the GVW file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the GVW 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 GVW file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If the GVW 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 GVW file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the GeoVisu Waypoints file again.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open GVW files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with GeoVisu Waypoints file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle GVW files.
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