The File Extensions Database

.VGZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Chateau Technical Corp
  • Category: Video Files

What is an .VGZ file?

.VGZ is DigitalVDO Compressed Video File

Video file recorded using a VGuard digital video card or a DigitalVDO security camera (CCTV) system; compressed using Super Motion Image Compression Technology (SMICT); can be played back using VG Player.

File Type 2:

Video Game Music Compressed File

Category: Audio Files Format: Binary

Compressed audio file created to reduce the size of .VGM files; stores a Video Game Music (VGM) audio file compressed with .GZ compression; can be played with any VGM player that accepts the compressed format.

VGZ files are used to store video game music used by older game systems such as the Sega Genesis and Sega Game Gear.

Programs that open Video Game Music Compressed File
Audio Overload
Nullsoft Winamp with Chipamp plug-in
Audio Overload
Audio Overload

How to solve problems with VGZ files

  • Associate the VGZ file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any VGZ file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.VGZ files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the VGZ 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 .VGZ is DigitalVDO Compressed Video File. Because only the current version supports the latest VGZ file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Chateau Technical Corp manufacturer website after an available .VGZ is DigitalVDO Compressed Video File update.
  • To make sure that your VGZ file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.