Filename Extensions
If you are seeking information about file extensions, then you are in the right place at right time.

Details of extension .cgm

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

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

Computer Graphics Metafile .cgm file icon

Computer Graphics Metafile

CGM file is a Computer Graphics Metafile. Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) is a file format for 2D vector graphics, raster graphics, and text, and is defined by ISO/IEC 8632.
Category: Graphic files
Application: Vizex Reader
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/cgm
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Corel Photo-Paint Image
Windows Custom Cursor
Dr. Halo Bitmap Image
Desktop Color Separation Image

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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Chessmaster Saved Game
Color FBM Image
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CHARTrunner Multi Chart Document
RAD Studio CodeGuard Log
Lotus Freelance Graphics Diagram

The .cgm filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cmg (12), cbm (10), dgm (8), cnm (5), gm (5), crm (5), cgl (5), vgm (3), ctm (3), cg (3), gcm (2), cm (2), cgk (2), cfm (2), cgn (1)

Can't open a .cgm file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.cgm

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, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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