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Details of extension .targa

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Targa Bitmap Image

TGA file is a Targa Bitmap Image. Truevision TGA is a raster graphics file format. It was the native format of TARGA boards, which were some of the first graphic cards for IBM-compatible PCs to support truecolor display.
Category: Graphic files
Application: XnView
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/x-tga
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
ivb, targa, tpic
Links:
Related extensions:
Art Image
AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image
Windows Bitmap Image
CALS Compressed Bitmap
CorelDraw Drawing
Computer Graphics Metafile
Corel Photo-Paint Image
Windows Custom Cursor
Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

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Can't open a .targa file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.targa

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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