MGU file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mgu - Band-in-a-Box Song

The MGU audio files are related to Band-in-a-Box. The MGU file is a Band-in-a-Box Song. Band-in-a-Box is a MIDI music arranger software package for Windows and Mac OS produced by PG Music.

Audio files
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Band-in-a-Box Song related extensions:
Band-in-a-Box Interface
Band-in-a-Box Temporary Data
Band-in-a-Box Third-Party Styles
Band-in-a-Box Song
Band-in-a-Box Styles Data

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

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

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

lgu, mbu, mfu, mg, mgh, mgi, mgk, mnu, mtu, mu, mug, mvu

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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GraphicsMagick Configuration
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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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