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.GMS File Extension

File Type 1Gesture and Motion Signal File

4.0 (11 Votes)
CategoryData Files

What is a GMS file?

The GMS file format is a minimal binary format used to organize and store gesture and motion signals. It contains gestures (human motions) that people can use to control computers.

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The GMS format stores only the minimal features needed to represent movement and gesture information. These include flexible dimensionality for movements, encoded variables, versatile structuration, and spatial and temporal properties.

GMS files are supported by the LibGMS library.

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Programs that open GMS files
Updated 10/24/2018

File Type 2Garry's Mod Save File

DeveloperFacepunch Studios
3.0 (1 Vote)
CategoryGame Files

.GMS File Association 2

A GMS file contains a game save created by Garry's Mod, a physics sandbox game that revolves around building random objects. It stores information about the game progress at the time it was saved, which includes the map state and locations of entities. GMS files can be uploaded to Steam Workshop to share game saves that can be played by other users.

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When you save game progress in Garry's Mod, a GMS file is created to store the save information. You can save a game by holding "Q" on the keyboard, which opens the menu, select the "Saves" tab on the right, and click Save. You can also type the "F6" key as a shortcut.

GMS files are created by default in the following location in the game installation folder:


Programs that open GMS files
Updated 4/23/2019

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