How to open a file with .GKS extension?

File Type : Graphics Kernel System
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .GKS file

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What is .GKS file extension?

Vector graphics file format defined by the International Organization for Standards (ISO) in 1977; contains 2D or 3D graphical data used for charts or other plots; designed as a cross-platform graphics format. The GKS format was used by the U.S. Geological Survey, as well as some software products in the 1980s and 1990s. However, now it is an obsolete file format.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open GKSfiles:

  • GFLASH with the NCAR GKS Package