GI File Type

- The quick facts

What are GI files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a GI file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a GI file?

A .GI file is a Sonic Global Image file.

This is a disk image file initially supported by the Sonic RecordNow software. Now, these files are supported by various disk creation software applications.

The GI files contain duplicate copies of CDs or DVDs. They can also contain a backup of the information stored on a user's hard drive. SO.

How to open GI files

We have identified 5 GI openers that are compatible with this specific type of GI file.

Programs that open Sonic Global Image files

Roxio CreatorRoxio CreatorVerified

Last updated: March 15, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Switch Sound File ConverterSwitch Sound File ConverterUser submitted
WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
RecordNow DataRecordNow DataUser submitted
DigitalMedia HomeDigitalMedia HomeUser submitted
DigitalMedia DataDigitalMedia DataUser submitted
UltraISOUltraISOUser submitted
WinArchiverWinArchiverUser submitted
Roxio DigitalMedia PlusRoxio DigitalMedia PlusUser submitted
DkZ StudioDkZ StudioUser submitted
Digital Media StudioDigital Media StudioUser submitted

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