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gba3 - GAMBAS Archiver


gba3 [options] [<project directory>]
gba3 -x <archive path> <file>


Gambas is a free development environment based on a Basic interpreter with object extensions, a mix of Java(tm) and Visual Basic(tm). With Gambas, you can quickly design your program GUI, access MySQL or PostgreSQL databases, pilot KDE applications with DCOP, translate your program into many languages, and so on...

gba3 is the archiver that allows you to create a standalone one-file executable from a Gambas project or extract a specific file from a Gambas executable (-x option).


-h, --help
display help and exit
-L, --license
display license
-o, --output=ARCHIVE
archive path [<project directory>/<project name>.gambas]
-s, --swap
swap endianness
-x, --extract=ARCHIVE
archive path
-v, --verbose
verbose output
-V, --version
display version


The latest version of Gambas can always be obtained from, documentation about the language is at


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Copyright© Benoît Minisini <>;

This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

October 2013 Ubuntu