CGB file format description

Many people often share .cgb files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .cgb files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .cgb files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .cgb files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .cgb file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gbc - Nintendo GameBoy Color ROM Image

The GBC data files are related to VisualBoy Advance. The GBC file is a Nintendo GameBoy Color ROM Image. The GameBoy is a handheld game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo, released in 1998.

VisualBoy Advance
Data files
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Nintendo GameBoy Color ROM Image related extensions:
Popnogging Subject Data
Skatter Library Data
CARE-S InfoWorks Phosphorus Detail Data
ArcSoft Print Creations Template
Zaplots CFS Console Data
Movie Master Screenplay Data

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

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

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cb, cbb, cbg, cfb, cg, cgf, cgg, cgh, cgn, cgv, chb, cnb, crb, ctb, cvb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .cgb filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .cgb:

Infinity Engine Binary Dump
BigOven Core Recipe Box
Songsheet Generator Songbook
ChessBase Game Moves Data
OSLay Parameters Data
C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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