.SGI File Extension

A .SGI file is a Silicon Graphics Image, created by Silicon Graphics.

Open with GIMP. Available for Linux, Windows, and Mac.

What is a .SGI file?

An .SGI file is a type of image file known as a Silicon Graphics Image file. It is designed to store color images using three separate color channels, typically red, green, and blue. These files were originally created for use on Silicon Graphics workstations, which are specialized computers used primarily for graphics processing and visualization.

To view or edit an .SGI file, you can use various software programs depending on your operating system: 1. **Windows:** - **GIMP** - A free and open-source image editor that supports many file formats. - **ImageMagick** - A software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. - **qView** - A simple and fast image viewer. - **File Viewer Plus** - Available from Microsoft Store, it can open and edit different types of files. - **ACD Systems ACDSee Photo Studio** - A photo editing and management software. - **Canvas GFX Canvas X Pro** - A software used for creating and sharing technical illustrations. - **Corel PaintShop Pro 2023** - A cost-effective photo editing and graphic design software. - **XnViewMP** - A versatile media viewing, converting, and managing software.

2. **Mac:** - **GIMP** - **ImageMagick** - **qView** - **Apple Preview** - Included with macOS, it can open a variety of image formats. - **XnViewMP** 3. **Linux:** - **GIMP** - **ImageMagick** - **qView** - **XnViewMP** 4. **Web:** - There are online tools like **File Helper** that can open .SGI files directly in your web browser.

5. **Android:** - **File Viewer for Android** - An app that supports viewing many file types, including .SGI.

These programs allow you to view, edit, or convert .SGI files into other image formats. Depending on the software, additional features like image manipulation, enhancement, and batch processing might also be available.


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