Files with GTS extension are commonly found as one of the PCB gerber formats. Used for design and manufacturing of printed circuit boards.

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

empty icon.gts - CaptiveWorks PVR video recording format

empty icon.gts - GTViewer session data

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GTS file extension - Gerber Solder Mask data file

What is gts file? How to open gts files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

The GTS file extension is used for one of the  gerber files, a format used by printed circuit board (PBC) manufacturing machines to lay out electrical connections such as traces, vis and pads. A Gerber file can also contain information for drilling and milling the circuit board.

Gerber Soldier Mask is a layer that contains a copy of all pads that require soldering. The main purpose of masking is to prevent solder bridging of pads and traces during mass production. There is also an esthetic value to consider. When using surface mount devices it is often necessary to provide a solder mask layer for both the Top and Bottom of the board as there will be differences in pad locations between sides where SMT devices have been added. In the graphic for this example the white space would be where the mask ink, dry film or liquid photo image-able (LPI) material would remain. The brown areas would be left as exposed metal.

Help how to open GTS files:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open files with this particular extension. However, you can usually open or import 3D graphics files to various 3D modeling tools or engineering programs. Each program has it's own set of supported formats, so it's always worthwhile to check it's developer websites for available options.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open CAD and other 3D graphic files

How to convert file with extension GTS:

Various 3D models or CAD files can be typically exported to some exchange format or converted between different formats. Once again, not all CAD/3D modeling programs may allow conversion of every format. But, there is always the option of using some of the dedicated 3D conversion utilities with a broad file format support.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert CAD and other 3D graphic files

Related links:

Gerber on Wikipedia

List of software applications associated to the .gts file extension

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  • Import gts file
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Software that import gts file - Gerber Solder Mask data file

Click on the link to get more information about Altium Designer for import gts file action.

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