The .cgi file extension is related to the Perl programming language.

There are 2 other file types using
the CGI file extension!

cgi icon.cgi - Common Gateway Interface script

empty icon.cgi - RAD Studio configuration

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Software that open cgi file

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CGI file extension - Perl cgi script

What is cgi file? How to open cgi files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

cgi file icon: cgi filetype icon

The CGI file extension is associated with the Perl a cross platform programming language that allows programmers to create critical projects and web applications. The .cgi file stores various data used by Perl projects.

The default software associated to open cgi file:

Perl  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:

A programming language that runs on over over 100 platforms from portables to mainframes.

Help how to open:

Use text editor, or source code editor to open .cgi files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .cgi 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 software applications associated to the .cgi 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 cgi file, edit cgi file, convert cgi file, view cgi file, play cgi file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting cgi files.

Software that open cgi file - Perl cgi script

Programs supporting the exension cgi on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Sublime Text for open cgi file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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