A bash_profile file extension is related to the Unix Bash and used for its login shell files.

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Software that open bash_profile file

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BASH_PROFILE file extension - Bash interactive login shell

What is bash_profile file? How to open bash_profile files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The bash_profile file extension is associated with the Bash. The contents of the bash_profile file are read and executed when you log into the system. Any changes you make to this file will not come into effect until you log out and log in again.

The default software associated to open bash_profile file:

Bash icon

GNU Project logoBash  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
GNU Project

Bash is the shell, or command language interpreter, that will appear in the GNU operating system. Bash is an sh-compatible shell that incorporates useful features from the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh). 

Help how to open:

Use any text editor, or source code editor to view content of the .bash_profile files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .bash_profile file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open bash_profile file, edit bash_profile file, convert bash_profile file, view bash_profile file, play bash_profile file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting bash_profile files.

Software that open bash_profile file - Bash interactive login shell

Programs supporting the exension bash_profile on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open bash_profile file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


Main software associated with bash_profile file by default:
Bash small icon Bash
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text for Linux small icon Sublime Text for Linux

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