Files with GITKEEP extension can be commonly found in empty folders as a placeholder so Git can track them.

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GITKEEP file extension - Gitkeep file

What is gitkeep file? How to open gitkeep files?

File type specification:

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The GITKEEP file extension is commonly used for placeholder files that are put in empty folders so Git is able to track them.

It is not an actual file format, just a convention users have adopted.

Help how to open GITKEEP files:

You can view these *.gitkeep files using any text editor.

How to convert file with extension GITKEEP:

As far as we know, this .gitkeep file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .gitkeep file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open gitkeep file, edit gitkeep file, convert gitkeep file, view gitkeep file, play gitkeep file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Create gitkeep file

Programs that can create gitkeep file - Gitkeep file

Click on the link to get more information about Gitkeep for create gitkeep file action.


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