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Details of extension .cgi

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .cgi file?
  • Which program can create the .cgi file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .cgi format?
  • What can convert .cgi files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .cgi extension?
Common Gateway Interface .cgi file icon

Common Gateway Interface

The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is a standard protocol for interfacing external application software with an information server, commonly a web server. This allows the server to pass requests from a client web browser to the external application. The web server can then return the output from the application to the web browser.
Category: Application files
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Mime-type: none
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Related extensions:
Perl Script
JSP Markup Language
Fly Script
Perl Module
FastCGI Application
Enhanced Perl-parsed HTML
RAD Studio CodeGuard Configuration .cgi file icon

RAD Studio CodeGuard Configuration

CGI file is a RAD Studio CodeGuard Configuration. The CG32.cgi file is the configuration information for CodeGuard, a utility used for tracking memory overwrites in statically linked C++ executables.
Detailed description not available
Category: Development files
Application: RAD Studio
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Pascal/Delphi Source Code
Borland Developer Studio Project
Borland Developer Studio Project Group
Borland Package Import
Borland Package
C++ Builder Project
RAD Studio CodeGuard Log
C++ Builder Precompiled Header
RAD Studio Delphi Code Insight

Other types of files may also use the .cgi file extension. If you have helpful information about .cgi extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Crossbeam XMS Installation Package
Xilinx iMPACT Configuration
Guitar Chord Groover Chord
BlueSoleil Driver Data
RAD Studio CodeGuard Log
Railroad Tycoon 3 Car Properties Data
C To Haskell Interface File
iBlaze Case Information File
Fastback Plus Compressed Backup

The .cgi filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cri (1), cig (1), chi (1), cgl (1), xgi (1), cg (1), sgi (1), cbi (1), gci (1), cyi (1), cti (1), cni (1), ci (1), cgo (1), cgk (1)

Can't open a .cgi file?

If you want to open a .cgi file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .cgi association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.cgi

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

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.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android