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What are CDG files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CDG file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your CDG files.

What is a CDG file?

A .CDG file is a CD Graphics Karaoke Video file.

CDG is an acronym for Compact Disc plus Graphic. Files that contain the .cdg file extension normally store raw image graphics. The images in CDG files are usually low-resolution graphics used with an audio file for a particular track on an audio CD.

Karaoke programs commonly use these CDG files to display the lyrics and graphics when the Karaoke program is playing a particular song.

Many people think that CDG files do not store any audio data. This is not the case. The CDG files do contain the audio data for the song associated with the file, and a user could play the CDA file just as they would any standard audio file. However, a user must use a Karaoke program to display the graphics that are included with the file.

How to open CDG files

We have identified three CDG openers that are compatible with this specific type of CDG file.

Programs that open CD Graphics Karaoke Video files

Last updated: January 24, 2024

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CDG files. Remember, different programs may use CDG files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

AVS Media PlayerAVS Media PlayerUser submitted
KaraokeMedia Home PCKaraokeMedia Home PCUser submitted
Karaoke Builder PlayerKaraoke Builder PlayerUser submitted
Siglos Karaoke ProfessionalSiglos Karaoke ProfessionalUser submitted
Karaoke Builder StudioKaraoke Builder StudioUser submitted
Karaoke Builder CD+G PlayerKaraoke Builder CD+G PlayerUser submitted
Power CD+G Player ProPower CD+G Player ProUser submitted
Windows Media PlayerWindows Media PlayerUser submitted
Freemake Video ConverterFreemake Video ConverterUser submitted
iTunesiTunesUser submitted

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