Files with gsd file extension can be often encountered as special hardware description files saved in Generic Station Description format.

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

empty icon.gsd - GSplit piece file format

empty icon.gsd - GraphTec vector graphic data

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Software that open gsd file

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GSD file extension - Generic Station Description

What is gsd file? How to open gsd files?

File type specification:

Configuration file type icon Configuration file type

The gsd file extension is mainly related to Generic Station Description format which is used to save description of a hardware station.

It is in XML file format and it is used to provide a standard means of importing device profiles into a software configuration tool such as the ProfinetCommander application.

The default software associated to open gsd file:

ProfinetCommander picture or screenshot

ProfinetCommander  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Panoramix Services

ProfinetCommander runs as a PROFINET IO controller on a PC with an easy-to-use graphical user interface. With ProfinetCommander, users such as engineers, maintenance personnel, integrators, and developers can test and build a PROFINET network and the IO Devices connected to it quickly and without PLC programming.

Help how to open:

As far as we know, this file type is only used by the ProfinetCommander.

How to convert:

A conversion of any kind for this type of *.gsd files is highly unlikely.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .gsd 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 gsd file, edit gsd file, convert gsd file, view gsd file, play gsd file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Settings file type for software that use gsd file - Generic Station Description

Programs supporting the exension gsd on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about ProfinetCommander for settings gsd file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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