>> G16 file

G16 file format description

Many people share .g16 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .g16 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .g16 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.g16 - Grayscale 16 Image

The G16 graphic files are related to XnView. G16 file is a Grayscale 16 Image.

Graphic files
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Grayscale 16 Image related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

Naturally, other applications may also use the .g16 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .g16 files. Be especially cautious with .g16 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .g16 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 .g16 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

v16, b16, t16, h16, f16, r16, g1

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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LSS16 Format Image

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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