.GP File Extension

Guitar Pro File

Guitar Pro uses GP files as its default project files. GP is a proprietary file format of Guitar Pro software. Guitar Pro is for composing music and creating guitar tablatures. The GP document file ...

General Information

Title GP File Extension
Extension .gp
Full Form Guitar Pro File
File Type Music Notation File
Developer Arobas Music
MIME Type application/x-guitar-pro

File Function

Primary Function Store musical scores
Additional Functions Playback music, Edit scores
Features Tablature, Standard notation

File Characteristics

Quality High fidelity
Supports Layers Tracks
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Music Composition Yes
Music Learning Yes
Music Practice Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Rarely targeted
Best Practices Regular updates, Trusted sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Late 1990s
Latest Version Guitar Pro 7.5 (2018)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .gpx, .gp5, .gp4, .gp3, .gtp

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Guitar Pro Paid, Trial available Windows, Mac, iOS, Android
TuxGuitar Free Windows, Mac, Linux
MuseScore Free Windows, Mac, Linux