Basic information about GEM file

When there is a problem with opening files with the file extension GEM(*.GEM or *.gem), you do not need a computer expert. In most cases, using the helpful suggestions of experts contained in our website as well as appropriate programs, you can solve the problem with the GEM file yourself.

There are 3 file types using the GEM file extension in our database. In the further part of this page, you will find detail information about all the GEM file with their brief description and a list of programs that support GEM file sorted by operating systems. The table below provides useful information about the GEM file extension. It answers questions such as:
  • What is the GEM file?
  • How to open a GEM file?
  • What programs do I need to open a GEM file?
  • What programs help to create and edit a GEM file?
  • How to convert GEM files to another file format?
  • How to convert another files to GEM file format?

1.Detail information about GEM file extension: RubyGems Package

File type RubyGems Package Category Developer Files
Developer Ruby File format N/A
Description GEM file is a RubyGems Package developed by Ruby. Package that may contain Ruby programs and libraries; saved in a self-contained format called a "gem;" can be installed using the RubyGems package manager application included with the Ruby software.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert GEM files




2.Detail information about GEM file extension: GEM Metafile

File type GEM Metafile Category Vector Image Files
Developer GEM File format N/A
Description GEM file is a GEM Metafile developed by GEM.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert GEM files

GEM Draw, Paint, or Publisher
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017
ACD Systems Canvas X 2017

MacLink Plus

3.Detail information about GEM file extension: Ventura Publisher Document

File type Ventura Publisher Document Category Page Layout Files
Developer Corel File format N/A
Description GEM file is a Ventura Publisher Document developed by Corel.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert GEM files

Corel Ventura
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017
Corel PaintShop Pro 2018

How to convert GEM files to another file format?

There are 2 records in our database eligible for GEM files to another file format conversion. If you want to achieve GEM to another files conversion, you may use the option.

Can't open a GEM file?

When you click a file to open it, operating system examines the filename extension. If operating system recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When operating system does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

”Can't open this file: example.GEM”。

To open this file, you install one of the applications from the list of software programs that you found here, you should be able to open, edit or convert the file with the GEM extension without any issue.

Where I can download the application that support GEM file?

If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program), you will find more information there on the location where to download the required application. Most often they are the websites of software manufacturers.

How to change file associations?

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click "Open With".
  • In the "Open With" dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click "Browse" to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the ”Always use the selected program to open this kind of file” check box.

Can I change the extension of GEM files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read/open the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format. Select a software program from our list and install it on your computer. If the file has not opened correctly, you have to look for a different software program from our list. Sometimes you have to repeat the operation several times.

What else may cause problems width open a GEM file?

The reasons for the lack of the ability to open a GEM file on your computer may be at least several. The easiest thing is to find a suitable application installed on your computer, which will open a GEM file. If there is still something wrong, you might want to check:

  • Whether the GEM file is damaged.
  • Whether the GEM file is incorrectly linked in the registry entries.
  • Whether the GEM file extension has been accidentally removed from the Windows registry.
  • Whether the installation of an application that supports the GEM file format is incompletely.
  • Whether the GEM file is infected.
  • Whether the drivers of the equipment used for opening a GEM file are up to date.
  • Whether your computer has enough hardware resources to open a GEM file.

If the GEM file still not working with your software after eliminating the above shortcomings? That means that the problem is more complex and requires the help of a specialist.