The VIMRC file extension is related to the Vim a text editing tool. The *.vimrc file stores configuration data for Vim.

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Software that works with vimrc file extension

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VIMRC file extension - Vim runtime configuration file

What is vimrc file? How to open vimrc files?

File type specification:

Configuration file type icon Configuration file type

The VIMRC file extension is associated with the Vim text editing software also used by programmers to write source codes for many programming languages. The VIMRC file stores default and customized settings of Vim. File is stored in simple text format.

The default software associated to vimrc file type:

Vim icon

Vim  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Bram Moolenaar

Vim is configurable text editor used to efficient text editing. It is based on the VI editor distributed with most UNIX operating systems.

Help how to open VIMRC files:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this file extension.

How to convert file with extension VIMRC:

As far as we know, this .vimrc 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 .vimrc 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 vimrc file, edit vimrc file, convert vimrc file, view vimrc file, play vimrc file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Settings vimrc file

Settings file type for software that use vimrc file - Vim runtime configuration file

Click on the link to get more information about Vim for settings vimrc file action.


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