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GIG file extension

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

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

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

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

✅ Tascam Gigastudio Instrument

GIG file is a Tascam Gigastudio Instrument. Tascam Gigastudio is a virtual audio sampling device.
Category: Audio files
Application: Tascam Gigastudio
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
GIG aliases:
GIG related links:
GIG related extensions:
Native Instruments Kontakt Library

Native Instruments Kontakt Multi Library

Defractor Instrument

Defractor 2 Instrument

Native Instruments Kontakt Settings

Native Instruments Kontakt Groups

Tascam Gigastudio Performance Data

Tascam Gigastudio Compressed Waveform Data

Tascam Gigastudio Compressed Instrument

✅ C64 GigaPaint Image

GIG file is a C64 GigaPaint Image. GigaPaint is a graphics program for the Commodore 64 computer.
GIG format description not yet available
Category: Graphic files
Application: XnView
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
GIG aliases:
GIG related links:
GIG related extensions:
Artist 64 Image

CDU Paint Image

C64 Doodle Compressed Image

Draz Paint Bitmap

C64 Fun Painter 2 Image

C64 GunPaint Image

C64 Image System Multicolor Bitmap

C64 Picasso 64 Image

C64 Saracen Paint Image

Vidcom 64 Image

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

🔄 .gig converters

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


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

flp, fit, ps1, bmf, g4, 92i, pan, dat, mrc, emf, ptg, exr, info, ai, big

🚫 The .gig file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

big, fig, gg, ggi, gi, gib, gif, gih, gin, gir, git, glg, gog, ig, igg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

EA Compressed Game Archive
Cartes Michelin Image
GGI Data
CompuServe Bitmap Image
Drumagog Sample Library
Gimp Animated Brush
Koala Paint Compressed Bitmap
Visionary Image Group Data
GOG.com Archive
Affymetrix Gene Information Library

🔴 Can't open a .gig 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 .gig 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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