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CGM file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .cgm file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .cgm file?
  • What program do I need to open a .cgm file?
  • How can the .cgm file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .cgm files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Computer Graphics Metafile

CGM file is a Computer Graphics Metafile. Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) is a file format for 2D vector graphics, raster graphics, and text, and is defined by ISO/IEC 8632.
Category: Graphic files
Application: Vizex Reader
Mime-type: image/cgm
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
CGM aliases:
CGM related links:
CGM related extensions:
Art Image

AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image

Windows Bitmap Image

CALS Compressed Bitmap

CorelDraw Drawing

Corel Photo-Paint Image

Windows Custom Cursor

Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

Desktop Color Separation Image

Multipage PCX Image

Other types of files may also use the .cgm file extension.

🔄 .cgm converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .cgm files to other formats:

XnView, OpenOffice.org

For example, using the softwares above, a .cgm file can be converted into one of the following formats:

bmp, csv, dxf, emf, eps, gif, jpg, pcd, pct, pcx, pgm, pict, png, ppm, pps

🚫 The .cgm file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vgm, cbm, gcm, cym, ctm, cnm, cm, cgn, cgk, xgm, cfm, gm, dgm, cvm, crm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Pegasus Mail New Message
PoldatDB Data
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ChessBase Multimedia Baggage Data
Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D DGM Document
CHARTrunner Multi Chart Document
Compiled HTML Help
Standard Generalized Markup Language Document

🔴 Can't open a .cgm 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 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 .cgm 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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