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BGI file format description

Many people share .bgi files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bgi file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bgi files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bgi - BgInfo Configuration

The BGI configuration files are related to BgInfo. BGI file is a BgInfo Configuration. BgInfo is a very useful tool that allows having a background Wallpaper showing some information about your Windows system.

Configuration files
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BgInfo Configuration related extensions:
Windows Group Policy Language-neutral File
Internet Explorer Maintenance Extension
Windows Group Policy Language-dependent File
Windows PowerShell Session Configuration
Windows CE Time Zone Information
Microsoft Visual FoxPro Configuration

Naturally, other applications may also use the .bgi file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bgi files. Be especially cautious with .bgi files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bgi file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .bgi file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bbi, bfi, bg, bgl, bgo, bi, big, bni, bri, bti, gbi, ggi, gi, ngi, vgi

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

BSC Intermediate Object
EA Compressed Game Archive
Backgammon for Windows Saved Game
Cartes Michelin Image
MS Flight Simulator Compressed Scenery
BigOven Database

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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