What is a .CFG File And How To Open It – Elecbyte (Simple Steps)


Have you downloaded a file with .cfg extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .cfg file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .CFG file?

The .CFG file extension is from M.U.G.E.N Configuration File. This file extension was developed by Elecbyte. The format of this file is text, and it is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .CFG file?

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

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .cfg file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CFG file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: 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 Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

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 – Celestia Development Team, .cfg – Cal3D, .cfg – The MAME Team, .cfg – NewTek, .cfg – The Battle for Wesnoth, .cfg – Citrix Systems. 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 .CFG file with the Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N program on Windows.