What are TIGER files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a TIGER 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 TIGER file?
A .TIGER file is a Crystal Dynamics game data archive file.
Crystal Dynamics gives game developers convenient access to their game data archive files. TIGER files store textures, audio, and other vital game assets. Their use helps to streamline the loading process and defend against data tampering.
To access the contents of a TIGER file, specialized software is required. This enables users to extract the contents and take a closer look at each asset stored in the file.
Game modders benefit from this software - it can be used to customize or modify games. Developers are also able to gain valuable insights into how games are designed and developed by studying the game data in these files.
How to open TIGER files
Important: Different programs may use files with the TIGER file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your TIGER file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single TIGER opener which you will find listed below.
Last updated: February 3, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of TIGER files. Remember, different programs may use TIGER files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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