Files with gitattributes extension are almost definitely special attribute files for the Git distributed version control system.

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GITATTRIBUTES file extension - Git attribute

What is gitattributes file? How to open gitattributes files?

File extension gitattributes appears to be mainly associated with the Git, a free and open source distributed version control system developed by Linus Torvalds for various platforms.

The .gitattributes file define attributes per path.

Updated: July 27, 2022

The default software associated to open gitattributes file:

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GitHub  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
GitHub, Inc.

GitHub is collaboration, code review, and code management for open source and private projects available for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X.

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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:

The gitattributes files are used for internal purposes of Git.

How to convert:

It is unlikely that .gitattributes files can be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .gitattributes 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 gitattributes file, edit gitattributes file, convert gitattributes file, view gitattributes file, play gitattributes file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 gitattributes files.

Settings file type for software that use gitattributes file - Git attribute

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


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