GDOCfile extension

Google Docs Shortcut

Have trouble opening the .gdoc extension? Don't panic! This page explains gdoc files and suggests programs you may use to open gdoc files. You can download these programs through this page!

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What is GDOC file?

A GDOC file is a link to a document that is saved in the Google Docs format and stored in the cloud on Google Drive. The file contains the URL of the document and information about the author. Double-clicking on a GDOC file allows you to open the desired document in a web browser for viewing or online editing. GDOC files do not store text, images, or other document content. If you need to get the document, you can download it from Google Drive in the following formats: DOCX, RTF, PDF, etc.

More information

Google Disc is a cloud service that allows the user to work with documents, tables, slides, etc. Its functionality is almost similar to MS Office services, but their main difference is that all data is stored on a cloud server, not on the user's hard drive (it is a so-called SaaS "software as a service"). In particular, one of the advantages of Google Docs, to which the GDOC file transfers you when double-clicked, is that the document is automatically saved when you change it (at least when you enter or delete one symbol).


How to open GDOC file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the gdoc extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Download Solution

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the gdoc file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the gdoc file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open GDOC files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your gdoc file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.