.MGCB File Extension

File Type 1

Equation Illustrator Project File

Developer MGCSoft
Popularity
3.0  |  3 Votes
Category Vector Image Files
Format Binary

What is an MGCB file?

Technical illustration created by Equation Illustrator, a program used to draw equations and diagrams; contains text, symbols, and vector graphics; commonly used for mathematical formulas or equations, as well as some technical diagrams.

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Equation Illustrator can export MGCB files to .BMP, .JPG, .GIF, .PNG, .EMF, and .WMF formats.

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Programs that open MGCB files

Windows
Updated June 17, 2010
File Type 2

MonoGame Content Reference

Developer MonoGame Team
Popularity
2.0  |  1 Vote
Category Developer Files
Format Text

What is an MGCB file?

Content.mgcb is a content reference file included in a video game developed using the MonoGame game development framework. It contains references to images and audio files used in the game. You can open and edit a Content.mgcb file in MonoGame's MGCB Editor.

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MonoGame is a free, cross-platform C# video game development framework that allows developers to create games for PCs, video game consoles, and mobile devices. When you create a new MonoGame development project in Microsoft Visual Studio, the program automatically creates an associated Content.mgcb file, stored in the project's Content directory.

Content.mgcb stores references to the images and audio files a developer plans to include in their video game. While developers can manually open and edit Content.mgcb as a text file, they most often open the file in MonoGame's MGCB Editor. MGCB Editor is a tool used specifically to add image and audio file references to a game's Content.mgcb file, and to place images and audio files in the correct game project directory.

How to open an MGCB file

You can open an MGCB file in MonoGame's MGCB Editor. The MGCB Editor is published as a .NET tool, which can be installed using the NuGet .NET package manager.

Programs that open or reference MGCB files

Updated December 7, 2021

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