TGA File Extension

File Type

Targa Graphic


Avid Technology


Raster Image Files





Basic information about the TGA file

TGA is the extension given to files that are used in 3 operating systems such as: Linux, Mac OS, Windows. FormatFactory is a very common application as a tool for handling TGA files. This is an application developed by Free Time. In addition, the Adobe Photoshop, ACDSee, QuickTime Player, Canvas programs can be used to open files with the TGA extension.

TGA files fall under the Raster Image Files category. Files of a different type with the extension TGA can be encountered on various operating systems, and their number is 522. Targa Graphic is a file whose format was originally developed for the FormatFactory application by Avid Technology. Modification or reading of files with the name Targa Graphic in many cases is done in the FormatFactory program. TGA detailed description

Tools that you can use to work with TGA files

TGA File Extension

What is a(n) TGA file??

The TGA file extension stands for Targa Graphic. It is a very old graphics format that was widely used in the 1980s and 1990s, but is not as popular today. A TGA file can contain images in more than one color depth - 24-bit, 8-bit, 4-bit, 2-bit - but it cannot be compressed.

The best way to open a .TGA file is to use the free software GIMP because it has native support for this image format.

TGA File Tools

What tools you can use?

Here are the most important online tools related to TGA. Through them, you can perform many activities related to TGA for free. For example, these tools will help you convert or edit your TGA file.

TGA File Opener

TGA opener is one of the most used tools. Here's how to easily open your TGA file. Opening the TGA file allows you not only to view its contents, but also to perform various processes and changes to the file.

TGA File Viewer

To view the contents of the TGA file use the TGA Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Go to the subpage, select your TGA file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

TGA File Converter

Try to convert the TGA file to a different format if problems arise while working with the TGA file. After converting the file to a different format, you may have the option of using additional options for working with the TGA file.

TGA File Editor

TGA editor helps in the process of editing the data in our file. It may happen that you will not have the full edit option and you will need to install software dedicated to making changes to the TGA file. Go to our editor to learn more about editing the TGA file.



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