.MGO File Extension

Mariner Software
File Type:
MacGourmet Recipe File

Having trouble opening .mgo extension? Don't panic! This page explains what mgo files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open mgo files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a MGO file?

Mgo file extension has MacGourmet Recipe file type, developed by Mariner Software, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

MacGourmet is an application for storing and organizing personal cooking recipes. It is responsible for creating files with the .MGO extension. They contain information about meal recipes in an XML format. Usually, it is cooking instructions, needed ingredients, and a photo of the completed recipe. MGO files allow MacGourmet users to export recipes from their personal cookbook and share them with others. Cookbooks created in MacGourmet are saved in .MGDATABASE files. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

mgo file icon
Mariner Software
File Type:
MacGourmet Recipe File
Misc Files

How to open MGO file?

Double click the mgo file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .mgo extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the mgo extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the mgo file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open MGO files

  • MacOS MacOS
    • Mariner MacGourmet Deluxe Mariner MacGourmet Deluxe

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the mgo file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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