Files with gdoc extension are URL links to a document created in Google Drive. It is not the actual document, just link. You can download the document from Google Drive in more typical format, like docx or odt.

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Software that open gdoc file

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GDOC file extension - Link to Google Docs web application document

What is gdoc file? How to open gdoc files?

File type specification:

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File extension gdoc is mainly related to Google Drive, a web service and used for links to a document saved using the Docs app for Google Drive.

A .gdoc file contains web link to a document created and saved in Google Drive. These files do not contain the actual document, just encoded URL link. 

These files are typically found in your Google Drive folder that is synchronized with the service. Opening it results in launching Google Drive in your Web browser so you can edit the document.

Updated: November 15, 2023

The default software associated to open gdoc file:

Google Docs icon

Google Inc. logoGoogle Docs  On-line services software

Company or developer:
Google Inc.

Docs is a web word processor from Google and part of Google Docs and Google Drive on-line services. It is a free alternative to other word processing software, accessible to any user with Google Drive account.

Help how to open:

These files can only be opened using web browser and edited using Google Docs web app. It will launch the on-line word processor (Similar to Microsoft Word) in your web browser.

How to convert:

When you open the document in Google Drive or integrated Google Docs web app, you have the option to save it to another format using the File -> Download as function. Google Driver supports DOCX, ODT, RTF, PDF, TXT and HTML formats for output documents.

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List of software applications associated to the .gdoc file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open gdoc file, edit gdoc file, convert gdoc file, view gdoc file, play gdoc 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 gdoc files.

Software that open gdoc file - Link to Google Docs web application document

Programs supporting the exension gdoc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Google Docs for open gdoc file action.

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