How to open a file with .cgi extension?

File Type : Common Gateway Interface Script
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .cgi file

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What is .cgi file extension?

Executable script written in the Perl or C programming language; typically stored in the "cgi-bin" folder within a website directory on a Web server; can only be edited if it is not pre-compiled. CGI scripts are often used for running basic Web scripts. Examples include sending e-mail messages from a Web form (also called "formmail") and rotating advertisements within a website.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open cgifiles:

  • Richardson EditRocket
  • Microsoft Notepad
  • gVim
  • Other Text Editor
  • Bare Bones BBEdit 10
  • MacroMates TextMate
  • Other Text Editor
  • Richardson EditRocket
  • Other Text Editor