CGI file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .cgi file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .cgi file?
- What program do I need to open a .cgi file?
- How can the .cgi file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .cgi files to another format?
- Where can I find the specifications for .cgi?
- Which MIME-type is associated with the .cgi extension?
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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
Common Gateway Interface
The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is a standard protocol for interfacing external application software with an information server, commonly a web server. This allows the server to pass requests from a client web browser to the external application. The web server can then return the output from the application to the web browser.
RAD Studio CodeGuard Configuration
CGI file is a RAD Studio CodeGuard Configuration. The CG32.cgi file is the configuration information for CodeGuard, a utility used for tracking memory overwrites in statically linked C++ executables.
Other types of files may also use the .cgi file extension.
The .cgi file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
Can't open a .cgi 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:
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Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .cgi file association, check the FAQ.
Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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