There are 2 other file types using
the GLD file extension!

empty icon.gld - MPLAB C Compiler linker script file

empty icon.gld - Ground Loop Design work file

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GLD file extension - 3dfx Glide file

What is gld file? How to open gld files?

File type specification:

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The GLD file extension is associated with the Glide 3D graphics API and set of libraries for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows that allows programmers to create games for 3dfx compatible graphics accelerators. The .gld file stores various data used for internal purposes of the Glide.

3dfx was acquired by nVidia, which stopped the development of Glide and 3dfx graphics accelerators.

Help how to open GLD 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 GLD:

As far as we know, this .gld 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.

Related links:

Glide at

NVIDIA website

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