CDG file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cdg - CD+G Karaoke File

The CDG audio files are related to Power CD+G Player. The CDG file is a karaoke data in CD+G format. CDG file is a very popular format in the world of karaoke.

Power CD+G Player
Audio files
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CD+G Karaoke File related extensions:
Korg Trinity Sample
DeskMate Audio Data
Digital Winds Music
Scream Tracker Song
Ableton Live Set
Kenwood HD60GD9 Lossless Audio

.cdg - CanoDraw Graph Data

The CDG data files are related to CanoDraw. The CDG file is a CanoDraw Graph Data. CanoDraw is a data visualization software used to create on-screen graphs from data analyzed with Canoco.

Data files
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CanoDraw Graph Data related extensions:
Open Broadcaster Software Data
OCTGN Card Image
Inkscape Extension Descriptor Data
Prism3D Data
Minitab Worksheet
Treepad Database Blob Backup

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

Can't open a .cdg 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 .cdg file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ccg, cd, cdb, cdf, cdn, cdr, cdt, cdv, cdy, ceg, cfg, cg, cgd, crg, csg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

ECMG Content Definition File
Auto-trol Tech Illustrator Drawing
Sybase PowerDesigner Conceptual Data Model Backup
ANDI/netCDF Chromatography Data
Amazon Lumberyard Character Definition Data
CorelDraw Template

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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