File Extension XGS

.XGS File

File extension: XGS
File type: Scrambled Files


Notes about the XGS file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The XGS file type is primarily associated with 'PicturePlayer' by PicturePlayer. PicturePlayer is an image presentation program that has been specially designed for use with CD ROMs, featuring individual images set to music and sound.

Detailed information for file extension XGS:


Primary association: PicturePlayer
Company: PicturePlayer

Other applications associated with file type XGS:

  • XACT (XACT Global Settings) by Microsoft Corporation, XACT (Cross-Platform Audio Creation Tool) is an audio engine included in the DirectX SDK and includes an audio programming library as part of the package. XACT offers a high-level library to author and play audio files meant to use Xaudio (XBox), DirectSound (Windows XP) and the Windows Vista/7 audio stack architecture. , , .xgs files retain rules and sound settings including categories, variables, DSP Effect Path Presents and Compression Presets.   , This association is classified as Audio.



To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .XGS

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: XACT.xgs.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft DirectX 9.0 SDK (October 2005)\Utilities\Bin\x86\XACT.exe %1

ProgramID: XACT.xgs.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft DirectX SDK (February 2006)\Utilities\Bin\x86\XACT.exe

ProgramID: XACT.xgs.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft DirectX SDK (June 2006)\Utilities\Bin\x86\XACT.exe

ProgramID: XACT.xgs.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft DirectX SDK (August 2006)\Utilities\Bin\x86\XACT.exe

ProgramID: XACT.xgs.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft DirectX SDK (October 2006)\Utilities\Bin\x86\XACT.exe

ProgramID: XACT.xgs.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft DirectX SDK (December 2006)\Utilities\Bin\x86\XACT.exe

ProgramID: XACT.xgs.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft DirectX SDK (February 2007)\Utilities\Bin\x86\XACT.exe

ProgramID: XACT.xgs.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft DirectX SDK (April 2007)\Utilities\Bin\x86\XACT.exe


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