File Extension GFA

.GFA File

File extension: GFA
File type: Graphic


Notes about the GFA file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The GFA file type is primarily associated with 'Bitmap'. (see .GFX/Warcraft; files are similar)

Detailed information for file extension GFA:


Primary association: Bitmap
File classification: Graphic

Other applications associated with file type GFA:

  • GFA-BASIC (MS-DOS Tokenized Source) by GFA Software Technologies The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 47 46 41 2D 42 41 53 49 43 20 4D 53 2D 44 4F 53 1A 01 01 01 4E 41 , ASCII: GFA-BASIC.MS-DOS....NA
  • GFA-BASIC 32 (ATARI Tokenized Source Ver. 2.x (Protected)) by GFA Software Technologies The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: FF 0 2 47 6 6 61 4 2 41 5 3 49 4 3 , A SC II : .. Gf aB AS IC , ASCII: G a A I 
  • GFA-BASIC 32 (ATARI Tokenized Source Ver. 2.x) by GFA Software Technologies The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 00 02 47 66 61 42 41 53 49 43 , ASCII: GfaBASIC
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .GFA

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: PhotoDraw.Document, FileType: Microsoft PhotoDraw Picture, AppName: Microsoft PhotoDraw Application

ProgramID: PhotoDraw.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~3\Office\PHOTODRW.EXE

ProgramID: PhotoDraw.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~1\OFFICE\PHOTODRW.EXE

ProgramID: giffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: giffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe


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