What is a .CFG File And How To Open It – Celestia Development Team

Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .cfg extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .cfg file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .CFG file?

The file extension .CFG stands for Celestia Configuration File. The developer of this file extension is Celestia Development Team. The format of this settings related file is text.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .cfg file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .CFG file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .CFG file on various operating systems.

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

The .cfg file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Celestia software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Celestia software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CFG file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Celestia software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .CFG file on Mac

To open the .cfg file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Celestia software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Celestia.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .CFG file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Celestia software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .CFG file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Celestia software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Celestia.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .CFG 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Celestia software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .CFG file?

If you cannot open the .CFG file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .CFG file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .cfg – Configuration File, .cfg – Cal3D, .cfg – The MAME Team, .cfg – NewTek, .cfg – The Battle for Wesnoth, .cfg – Citrix Systems, .cfg – Elecbyte. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .CFG file with the Celestia program on Windows, Celestia program on Mac and Celestia software on Linux.