CGM file format description
Many people share .cgm files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cgm file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cgm files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.cgm - Computer Graphics Metafile
The CGM graphic files are related to Vizex Reader. The CGM file is a Computer Graphics Metafile. Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) is a file format for 2D vector graphics, raster graphics, and text, and is defined by ISO/IEC 8632.
- Vizex Reader
- Graphic files
- - / -
- Computer Graphics Metafile related extensions:
.cgm - Altair FEKO Matrix Equation Data
The CGM data files are related to Altair FEKO. The CGM file is an Altair FEKO Matrix Equation Data. Altair Feko is a comprehensive computational electromagnetics (CEM) code used widely in the telecommunications, automobile, space and defense industries.
- Altair FEKO
- Data files
- - / -
- Altair FEKO Matrix Equation Data related extensions:
.cgm - Heroes of Might and Magic III Saved Game
The CGM game data files are related to Heroes of Might and Magic III. The CGM file is a Heroes of Might and Magic III Saved Game. Heroes of Might and Magic III is a turn-based strategic war game, set up in a classical role-playing game Environment.
- Heroes of Might and Magic III
- Game Data files
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- Heroes of Might and Magic III Saved Game related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .cgm file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cgm files. Be especially cautious with .cgm files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .cgm 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .cgm file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
cbm, cfm, cg, cgh, cgk, cgl, cgn, chm, cm, cmg, cnm, crm, ctm, cvm, cym
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
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- Pegasus Mail New Message
- ChessBase Multimedia Baggage Data
- Chessmaster Saved Game
- NBA 2K12 Saved Game
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