What is a .CGZ File And How To Open It – Wouter van Oortmerssen (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .cgz extension, but you are not sure what it is? 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 .cgz file extension and how to open it.

What is a .CGZ file?

The .CGZ file extension stands for Cube Map File. The development of this file was done by Wouter van Oortmerssen. This game related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .cgz file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .CGZ file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Cube and Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CGZ 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .CGZ file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Cube and Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .CGZ 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube software 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 .CGZ file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .cgz file on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Cube and Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .CGZ 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .CGZ file?

If you are still unable to open the .CGZ file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .CGZ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .cch – Microsoft, .cch – Corel, .ci – Microsoft, .ci – The MathWorks, .cia – Nintendo. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .CGZ file with the Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube, Cube programs on Windows, Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube, Cube programs on Mac and Rabid Viper Productions AssaultCube, Cube software on Linux.