Files with gcda file extension are generated by the gcov profilling program from GCC platform.

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GCDA file extension - GCC gcov profiling data

What is gcda file? How to open gcda files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The gcda file extension is mainly related to GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) software and used for files generated by the gcov program during profilling.

The gcda file is generated when a program containing object files built with the GCC -fprofile-arcs option is executed. 

The separate gcda file is created for each object file compiled with this option. It contains arc transition counts, and some summary information.

The default software associated to open gcda file:

Free Software Foundation, Inc. logoGNU Compiler Collection  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Free Software Foundation, Inc.

GNU Compiler Collection is front end for C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java, and Ada programming languages.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .gcda file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open gcda file, edit gcda file, convert gcda file, view gcda file, play gcda file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting gcda files.

Programs that can create gcda file - GCC gcov profiling data

Programs supporting the exension gcda on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about GNU Compiler Collection for create gcda file action.

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