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.CDG File Extension

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File TypeCompact Disc Plus Graphics Image

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CategoryRaster Image Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


Song track image created in the Compact Disc plus Graphics (CDG) format; contains a raw, unconverted image typically in low-resolution; used for displaying a graphic that corresponds to a song in an associated audio file.

More Information

CDG files are often used by karaoke programs to display graphics and lyrics while the music is playing.

Program(s) that open .CDG files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
VideoLAN VLC media player
Nullsoft Winamp with CDG plug-in
TriceraSoft Swift
TriceraSoft TriKaraoke MP3+G Player
DOBLON Power CD+G Player Pro
DOBLON Power CD+G Burner
Mac OS X LogoMac
VideoLAN VLC media player
Linux LogoLinux
VideoLAN VLC media player
Updated 8/30/2012