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.GKS File Extension

File TypeGraphics Kernel System File

DeveloperInternational Organization for Standardization
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CategoryVector Image Files
FormatN/A

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File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is a GKS file?

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.

More Information

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.

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Programs that open GKS files
Windows
MODPATH
GFLASH with the NCAR GKS Package
Updated 5/18/2010

About GKS Files

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