File Extension Database

Open GRD File

The GRD extension files can acquire various types of formats, of which we will see some below:

Surfer Grid File

In this first case, a file with the GRD extension takes the format of a file saved in the Golden Software grid format, which is used to generate maps.

About Golden Software Surfer

Surfer is a 3D mapping software developed by Golden Software that uses mathematical formulation and numerical analysis to create the maps.

The GRD file is a uniform two-dimensional grid (regularly spaced rectangular array) of XYZ data, and can be in binary or text format, but is most often saved in binary format.

Photoshop Gradient File

In this particular case, the GRD extension file is a file created by Photoshop, an image editing program.

More about Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is a photo editor developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated.

It is used, in principle, for the retouching of photographs and graphics, its name in Spanish means 'photo workshop'.

Basically, Photoshop, due to its popularity, is a brand in itself and was developed by brothers Thomas Knoll and John Knoll, which is even used as a verb, for example: 'Photoshop this'.

The GRD file contains a gradient, or multicolor fill, in which colors incrementally change to other colors; commonly applied to drawing objects or background patterns; is used to store and share gradients.

Gradients in GRD are designed to repeat colors even as the gradient space increases in size.

Therefore, gradients can smoothly fill drawn objects or backgrounds without any harsh visual edges.

Software to open and work with a GRD file

Due to the diversity of types of formats that a GRD extension file can take, it is necessary to ensure the type, first, and then have one of the following software packages

Typical GRD application file locations:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 7.0\PhotoshopelementsEditor.exe
  • "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS4 (64 Bit)\Photoshop.exe" "%1"

Frequently used application names to open GRD files:

  • Adobe
  • Adobe - Adobe Photoshop CS4 (64 Bit)

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • Photoshop.Gradients

Open GRD File on Windows

Open GRD File on Mac OS

Open GRD File on Android

If you downloaded a GRD file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

Open GRD File on iPhone or iPad

To open GRD File on iOS device follow steps below:

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