.CDG File Extension

Compact Disc plus Graphics

CDG files display lyrics and graphics with karaoke programs during music play. View CDG files using File Viewer Plus. Karaoke programs open or reference CDG files. See program list. Files transfer to ...

General Information

Title CDG File Extension
Extension .cdg
Full Form Compact Disc plus Graphics
File Type Graphics File
Developer Subcode
MIME Type application/x-cdg

File Function

Primary Function Karaoke graphics
Additional Functions Synchronize audio, Display lyrics
Features Low resolution, 16-color

File Characteristics

Quality Low resolution
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency Yes
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Karaoke Yes
Music Playback Yes
Lyric Presentation Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Regular updates, Safe sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1980s
Latest Version N/A

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .mp3, .mid, .kar

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Karaoke Player Free/Paid Windows, Mac
VLC media player Free Windows, Mac, Linux, Unix
CDG Player Free Windows