The File Extensions Database

.CNG File Extension

  • Developer by: Vassil Arabadjiev
  • Category: Encoded Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .CNG file?

.CNG is CryptoNG Encrypted Archive

File created by CryptoNG, a program used for creating encrypted archives; incorporates an AES-256 encryption algorithm and requires a password in order to decrypt the archive back to the original set of files.

Programs that open CryptoNG Encrypted Archive

How to solve problems with CNG files

  • Associate the CNG file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CNG file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CNG files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CNG file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .CNG is CryptoNG Encrypted Archive. Because only the current version supports the latest CNG file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Vassil Arabadjiev manufacturer website after an available .CNG is CryptoNG Encrypted Archive update.
  • To make sure that your CNG file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.