What is a .CGF File And How To Open It – Ubisoft (Visual Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .cgf extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .cgf file extension and how to open it.

What is a .CGF file?

The .CGF file extension is from Crytek Geometry Format File. This file extension belongs to the developer Ubisoft. The file is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .CGF file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Crytek CryENGINE SDK software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Crytek CryENGINE SDK.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CGF 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Crytek CryENGINE SDK software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CGF file?

If you are still unable to open the .CGF file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .CGF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .cgfx – NVIDIA, .cgi – Common Gateway Interface Script, .cgm – Computer Graphics Metafile, .cgp – CodeGazer, .cgr – Dassault Systemes. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CGF file with the Crytek CryENGINE SDK program on Windows.