.TGO File Extension

A .TGO file is a Terragen Object File, created by Planetside Software.

Open with Planetside Software Terragen. Available for Windows and Mac.

What is a .TGO file?

The .TGO file extension refers to a Terragen Object File, which is specifically used by the Terragen program, developed by Planetside Software. Terragen is a software tool designed for creating realistic landscapes or environments. The .TGO file contains a three-dimensional object that can be used within these landscapes. These objects can include various elements such as clumps of grass, landmarks, rocks, and spheres, all of which enhance the realism of the generated environment.

The .TGO file is similar to the .OBJ file format, which is a common format for representing 3D models, except that .TGO is the native format for Terragen. This means that while .OBJ files can be used in many different 3D modeling programs, .TGO files are tailored for use in Terragen, potentially allowing for better integration and use of features specific to Terragen.

To open a .TGO file, you need to use Planetside Software's Terragen program. Here’s how you can open a .TGO file in Terragen: 1. Start the Terragen program. 2. Go to the "File" menu at the top of the screen. 3. Select "Import Object" from the dropdown menu. 4. Then choose "Terragen Object (.tgo)" from the subsequent options. 5. Navigate to the location on your computer where the .TGO file is saved. 6. Make sure that the file format is set to TGO in the dialog box. 7. Click "Open" to import the .TGO file into your Terragen project.

By following these steps, you can successfully import and use .TGO files to add detailed objects to your Terragen landscapes, enhancing the visual complexity and realism of your environment designs.


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