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GIG file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gig - Tascam Gigastudio Instrument

The GIG audio files are related to Tascam Gigastudio. GIG file is a Tascam Gigastudio Instrument. Tascam Gigastudio is a virtual audio sampling device.

Tascam Gigastudio
Audio files
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Tascam Gigastudio Instrument related extensions:
DR-97 Digital Recorder SP Audio
Microsoft PlayReady Audio
Mpeg-4 Audio Book
Mpeg-4 Audio
Napster Secured Audio
Core Audio Format

.gig - C64 GigaPaint Image

The GIG graphic files are related to XnView. GIG file is a C64 GigaPaint Image. GigaPaint is a graphics program for the Commodore 64 computer.

Graphic files
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C64 GigaPaint 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 .gig file extension. Even harmful programs can create .gig files. Be especially cautious with .gig files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

big, fig, gg, gi, gib, gif, gih, gin, gir, git, glg, gog, ig, igg, rig

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

EA Compressed Game Archive
.gog Archive
Cartes Michelin Image
iSpy Event Data
Graph-in-the-Box Chart
CompuServe Bitmap Image

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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