File Extension CDG

File type: Compact Disc plus Graphics (CD+G) Files

About the CDG file type:

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The CDG file extension is used in the identification of Compact Disk Plus graphics or CD+G files. In the simplest terms, CDG is an audio CD that contains video and images as well. It is for this reason that they have gained such popularity in the karaoke world because images are utilized in the display of song lyrics. The Compact Disc Plus Graphics does not contain lead vocals. It has only the instrumentals and the background vocals. The files with the CDG file extension have the same size as normal 5' standard-sized CDs with TV graphics. The lyrics to songs are displayed on the television screen each time a disc is being played on a player specifically for CD+G and is connected to a television. However CD+G is likewise compatible with other typical audio players.

Detailed information for file extension CDG

Category: Disk Files
File format: Proprietary/Open-Source
Open with Windows: Compact Disc Plus Graphics
Open with Linux: N/A
The files with the CDG file extension are being employed in karaoke media and they typically have around fifteen songs with every disk. They come bundled with the voice of the lead singer removed. However, the voices of the backup singers and instrumentals are left untouched. The premise of the CDG file extension is the substitution of the user's voice with the voice of the lead singer. Compact Disc Plus Graphics are commonly more costly than the CDGMs or Compact Disc Plus Graphics Multiplex and are normally purchased by karaoke enthusiasts and professionals. Although it is more expensive, users get their money's worth because there are more songs on the CDG.