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How to open .CFG file extension?

File Type : Configuration
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .CFG file extension?

.CFG file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
Generic preference file that stores settings and configuration information; used by various programs, which means different CFG files may store data in different formats; typically should not be opened manually, but may be saved in a text format that can be viewed in a text editor; can sometimes be moved or deleted to revert to a program's default settings. Generic configuration files are often named "config.cfg". Text-based CFG files often contain one variable and value per line in the following format: var1=low var2=med var3=high To test if a program automatically generates a default CFG file, move the configuration file out of the default directory when the program is not running. Then open the program and check the directory to see if a new CFG file has been created. Linux configuration files typically use the .CONF extension rather than CFG.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .CFG files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Microsoft Notepad
  • Microsoft WordPad
  • Notepad2
  • Other Text Editor
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Apple TextEdit
  • MacroMates TextMate
  • MacVim
  • Other Text Editor