.CDG File Extension

A .CDG file is a Compact Disc Plus Graphics Image, created by N/A.

Open with VideoLAN VLC media player. Available for Linux, Windows, and Mac.

What is a .CDG file?

The .CDG file extension stands for Compact Disc Plus Graphics Image. This type of file is used to store images that go along with songs on a CD. These images are usually simple and in low resolution. When you play a song from a CD that has .CDG files, you can see these images on a screen, which adds a visual element to the music. This is especially popular in karaoke, where the images might include the lyrics of the song that are highlighted as the song plays.

To open a .CDG file, you can use several different programs. One of the most popular is the VideoLAN VLC media player, which is a free program that can play a wide variety of audio and video files, including .CDG files. Another option is File Viewer Plus, which you can download from the Microsoft store. It's designed to open over 300 different file types, including .CDG files.

For those who enjoy karaoke, there are specific programs like Nullsoft Winamp with a CDG plug-in, TriceraSoft Swift, TriceraSoft TriKaraoke MP3+G Player, DOBLON Power CD+G Player Pro, and DOBLON Power CD+G Burner. These programs not only let you open .CDG files but also provide features tailored for karaoke, such as the ability to change the pitch of the music or organize your karaoke tracks.

In summary, .CDG files are used to store low-resolution images that accompany music tracks, often for karaoke. You can open these files with general media players like VLC or with specialized karaoke software.


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