.GCI File Extension

GameCube Save File

A GCI file records a player's progress in a Nintendo GameCube video game. This allows them to resume playing later. GCI files are often used to load saved games in the Dolphin emulator. To view GCI fi...

General Information

Title GCI File Extension
Extension .gci
Full Form GameCube Save File
File Type Game File
Developer Nintendo
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store game data
Additional Functions Transfer saves
Features Portable, Console-specific

File Characteristics

Quality Binary format
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable With software

Use Cases

Console Gaming Yes
Data Backup Yes
Save Sharing Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Corruption risk
Best Practices Regular backups

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2001
Latest Version Dependent on game

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .sav, .dci, .raw

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Dolphin Emulator Free Windows, Mac, Linux
GCN MemCard Recover Free Windows
Nintendont Free Wii, Wii U