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The General Device Type Format (GDTF) is a file format used to describe devices (e.g. fixtures) for the entertainment industry.

The GDTF builder is an online tool to create or modify GDTF files.

Fixture types created with the GDTF Builder will be stored in the central GDTF Share database.

GDTF Share website

The following manual includes descriptions of the functions and introduces you step by step into the application.

The main website to start from is

To have full access to the menus, create an account.

To open the GDTF Builder, click on Build Fixture in the title bar or follow this link: