A file extension fgd is related to the modification map configuration data for Valve Hammer Editor.

There are 3 other file types using
the FGD file extension!

empty icon.fgd - Folder Guard data file

empty icon.fgd - Macromedia Director graphic data

empty icon.fgd - Digital raster graphic metadata

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Software that open fgd file

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FGD file extension - Half-Life modification map configuration

What is fgd file? How to open fgd files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The fgd file suffix is associated with the Valve Hammer Editor (also known as Worldcraft) a map editor for Half-Life and other video games developed by Valve.

The fgd file contains modification map configuration data.

The default software associated to open fgd file:

Valve Hammer Editor icon

Valve Corporation logoValve Hammer Editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Valve Corporation

Valve Hammer Editor is Valve Software's map creation program for their game engine - Source engine.

The current version supports both Source and GoldSrc, and can only be accessed via a free download of the Source engine SDK.

WorldCraft picture or screenshot

Valve Corporation logoWorldCraft  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Valve Corporation

Worldcraft is a graphical level editor you can use to make your own maps for Valve Software's Half-Life. It is now known as Valve Hammer Editor.

Half-Life icon

Valve Corporation logoHalf-Life  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Valve Corporation

Half-Life is legendary first person shooter video game released in 1998 for Microsoft Windows and later for Sony Playstation 2. Player is assumed the role of Gordon Freeman, a theoretical physicist who must fight his way out of a secret underground research facility whose research and experiments into teleportation technology have gone disastrously wrong. Half-Life uses modified popular Quake 3D game engine

Help how to open:

Use Valve Hammer Editor to work with *.fgd files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .fgd 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 .fgd 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 fgd file, edit fgd file, convert fgd file, view fgd file, play fgd file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 fgd files.

Software that open fgd file - Half-Life modification map configuration

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with fgd file by default:
Valve Hammer Editor small icon Valve Hammer Editor
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