A git file extension is related to the Git source code and programming projects revision system. A git file stores source code repository.

There is one other file type using
the GIT file extension!

empty icon.git - BioWare Aurora game engine area file

Detailed description

Software that open git file

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GIT file extension - Git repository data

What is git file? How to open git files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The git file extension is associated with the Git, a server-client revision control and source code management system (service) available for various platforms developed by Linus Torvalds.

A git file stores repository with project managed with Git.

To view content of GIT project you need GIT GUI application, like GitHub.

Git is also supported by various IDEs, like Xcode, Visual Studio, Eclipse etc.

The default software associated to open git file:

Git icon

Git  On-line services software

Company or developer:
Linus Torvalds

Git is version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects  designed and developed by Linus Torvalds for Linux kernel development in 2005. Now is used by various program developers and companies for their projects.

Help how to open:

Use supported integrated development environment like Visual Studio, Xcode etc. to view content of *.git files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .git 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 git file, edit git file, convert git file, view git file, play git 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 git files.

Software that open git file - Git repository data

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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