How to Open a .Gtx File


GTX files, or Genetica Texture Packs, are created by the Genetica software, a powerful and versatile graphics editor. Genetica is capable of creating seamless and animated textures, as well as HDRI environment maps. It exports GTX files in a procedural format and you can use the free Genetica Viewer to render and convert them to standard images. All you have to do is get the Genetica Viewer, install it and use it to open the GTX file.

Things You'll Need

  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Open your favorite Web browser and navigate to the official website of Spiral Graphics and locate the Genetica Viewer tool in the Downloads section of the website. Click the "Click to download the free Genetica Viewer 3.5" link to start the download.

  • Select a location where to save the setup file, then save it. Double-click the file to start installing Genetica Viewer and wait for the installer to extract all files.

  • Click "Next," select "I accept the terms in the License Agreement" and click "Next."

  • Select where you want to install the tool and click "Next."

  • Select where you want shortcuts to be placed, click "Next" and click "Install" to install the application.

  • Double-click the "Genetica Viewer 3.5" icon on your desktop to start the program.

  • Go to the "File" menu and select "Open." Use the resulting file browser to find and highlight the GTX file. Click "Open" to open the texture file.

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