CIMG file format description

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

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cimg - CImg Image

The CIMG graphic files are related to CImg. The CIMG file is a CImg Image. The CImg Library is a small, open-source, and modern C++ toolkit for image processing.

Graphic files
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CImg Image related extensions:
Grayscale Image
Eclipse Image
Gatan DigitalMicrograph 3 Image
Atari 8-bit Hard Interlace Picture
Kodak Proprietary Decimated TIFF
ZX Spectrum MultiArtist Image

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

Can't open a .cimg 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 .cimg 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:

cig, cim, cmg, dimg, img, simg, ximg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .cimg 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 .cimg:

Classic Mac OS Disk Image
Cimplicity HMI Screen
Atari ST GEM Bit Image
CloneCD Image
CimPack Design Drawing

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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