CGINC file format description

Many people often share .cginc 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 .cginc files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .cginc files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .cginc files.

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cginc - Unity Custom Shader Include

The CGINC development files are related to Unity. The CGINC file is a Unity Custom Shader Include. Unity is a development engine for the creation of 2D and 3D games and interactive content. Whirld is a standardized world definition format for Unity games, and a code library to create and load worlds in this format.

Development files
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Unity Custom Shader Include related extensions:
Unity License Request Data
Unity 3D Animation Data
Unity Asset
Unity Binary Text Asset Data
Unity License Request File
Unity Javascript

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

Can't open a .cginc 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.

Operating systems

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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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