What is a .CAG File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .cag extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .cag file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .CAG file?

The .CAG file extension stands for ClipArt Gallery Package. The creator of this file extension is Microsoft. The format of this vector related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .cag file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CAG file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .CAG file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CAG file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .cag file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Publisher 365 software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CAG file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Publisher 365 software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CAG file?

If you are still unable to open the .CAG file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CAG file.cah – Vladimir Pomsztein, .cache – Cache File, .caj – China National Knowledge Infrastructure, .cak – Sega Games, .cal – Autodesk. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CAG file with the Microsoft Publisher 365 program on Windows.