Files with gcno file extension are generated by the gcov profiling program from GCC platform.

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GCNO file extension - GCC gcov profiling data

What is gcno file? How to open gcno files?

File type specification:

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The gcno file extension is mainly related to GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) software and used for files generated by the gcov program during profiling.

The gcno file is generated when the source file is compiled with the GCC -ftest-coverage option. It contains information to reconstruct the basic block graphs and assign source line numbers to blocks.

The default software associated to gcno file type:

Free Software Foundation, Inc. logoGNU Compiler Collection  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Free Software Foundation, Inc.

GNU Compiler Collection is front end for C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java, and Ada programming languages.

Help how to open GCNO files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension GCNO:

As far as we know, this .gcno 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 .gcno file extension

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

  • Create gcno file

Programs that can create gcno file - GCC gcov profiling data

Click on the link to get more information about GNU Compiler Collection for create gcno file action.

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