What is a .GI File And How To Open It (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .gi extension and you don’t know 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 .gi file extension and how to open it.

What is a .GI file?

The .GI file extension is from Global Image. The file has the binary format, and it is a disk image file.

What to know

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

How to open a .GI file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .GI file on various operating systems.

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

To open the .gi file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Smart Projects IsoBuster software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GI 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Smart Projects IsoBuster software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .GI file?

If you cannot open the .GI file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .GI file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .gid – Microsoft, .gif – CompuServe, .gifv – Imgur, .gig – Tascam, .gih – GIMP. 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 .GI file with the Smart Projects IsoBuster program on Windows.