What is a .TIG File And How To Open It – Texas Instruments (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .tig extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .tig file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .TIG file?

The file extension .TIG is from TI Connect Backup File.This file extension belongs to the developer Texas Instruments. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a backup file.

What to know

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

How to open a .TIG file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Smith Micro StuffIt Expander software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Texas Instruments TI Connect and Smith Micro StuffIt Expander software.

Step 2

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

How to open a .TIG file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the Smith Micro StuffIt Expander software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Texas Instruments TI Connect and Smith Micro StuffIt Expander software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .TIG 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 Smith Micro StuffIt Expander software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .TIG file?

If you cannot open the .TIG file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .TIG file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .tiger – Crystal Dynamics, .til – ChadSoft, .tim – Sierra, .tim – VixenLights, .time – Light of Creativity. 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 .TIG file with the Smith Micro StuffIt Expander, Texas Instruments TI Connect programs on Windows and Smith Micro StuffIt Expander, Texas Instruments TI Connect programs on Mac.