A bgi file extension is associated with the BGInfo tool used to generate desktop backgrounds. A bgi file stores configuration data.

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BGI file extension - BGInfo configuration

What is bgi file? How to open bgi files?

File type specification:

Configuration file type icon Configuration file type

The bgi file extension is related to BGInfo utility.

This fully-configurable program automatically generates desktop backgrounds that include important information about the system including IP addresses, computer name, network adapters, and more.

The bgi file contains saved configuration.

The default software associated to open bgi file:

BGInfo picture or screenshot

BGInfo  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Bryce Cogswell

BGInfo automatically displays relevant information about a Windows computer on the desktop's background, such as the computer name, IP address, service pack version, and more

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .bgi file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .bgi file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open bgi file, edit bgi file, convert bgi file, view bgi file, play bgi file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Settings file type for software that use bgi file - BGInfo configuration

Programs supporting the exension bgi on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about BGInfo for settings bgi file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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