There are 5 other file types using
the GEN file extension!

gen file icon.gen - Daqarta Extended Audio Data file

gen file icon.gen - Ventura Publisher generated text file

gen file icon.gen - Generations Embroidery Software design file

gen file icon.gen - Chromeleon generic driver configuration file

gen file icon.gen - Arcview ARC/INFO UnGenerate file format

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GEN file extension - Compiled template (dBASE Application Generator)

What is gen file? How to open gen files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The GEN file extension is also used for compiled templates used by dBASE application geenrator software.

The default software associated to gen file type:

dBASE icon

dataBased Intelligence, Inc. logo dBASE  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  dataBased Intelligence, Inc.

dBASE is widely used database management system (DBMS). dBASE has own programming language and supports many database formats. dBASE supports many platforms, such as Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows, Unix, MS-DOS, CP/M, Apple II etc..

Help how to open GEN files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension GEN:

As far as we know, this .gen file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .gen file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open gen file, edit gen file, convert gen file, view gen file, play gen file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others gen file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with gen file - Compiled template (dBASE Application Generator)

Click on the software link for more information about dBASE. dBASE uses gen file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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