CGS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cgs - Far Cry Game Archive

The CGS game data files are related to Far Cry. The CGS file is a Far Cry Game Archive. Far Cry is a first-person shooter video game developed by Crytek and published by Ubisoft.

Far Cry
Game Data files
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Far Cry Game Archive related extensions:
Guild Wars Game Data
OpenTTD AI Game Data
Star Trek Online Game Data
HoN Modification Manager File
SWAT 4 Map Data
Braveheart Game Data

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

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

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

cbs, cfs, cg, cgc, cgx, cgz, chs, cns, crs, cs, csg, cts, cvs, cys, dgs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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