What is a .GCG File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .gcg extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .gcg file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .GCG file?

The file extension .GCG is from GCG DNA Sequence File.This file belongs to the text format and it is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .gcg file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .GCG file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .gcg file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the MEGA software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use MEGA software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GCG 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the MEGA software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .GCG file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the MEGA software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use MEGA software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .GCG 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: 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 MEGA software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .GCG file?

If you cannot open the .GCG file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .GCG file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .gci – Nintendo, .gcm – Nintendo, .gcode – G-Code 3D Printer File, .gcproj – Genome Compiler, .gcs – GoPro. 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 .GCG file with the MEGA program on Windows and MEGA program on Mac.