A gitignore file extension is related to Git versioning system. The gitignore file stores information about files that Git should intentionally ignore.

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GITIGNORE file extension - Git ignore data

What is gitignore file? How to open gitignore files?

The gitignore file extension is associated with Git a version control system developed by Linus Torvalds for various platforms that can run on local machine also as server app.

The gitignore files are text configuration files used by Git used to determine which files and directories to ignore, before user make a commit.

The default software associated to gitignore file type:

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 GITIGNORE 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 GITIGNORE:

As far as we know, this .gitignore 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.

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About .gitignore ignoring files

List of software applications associated to the .gitignore 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 gitignore file, edit gitignore file, convert gitignore file, view gitignore file, play gitignore file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 of the gitignore files.

  • Settings gitignore file
  • Others gitignore file

Settings file type for software that use gitignore file - Git ignore data

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for settings gitignore file action.

Multiplatform:

On-line services:

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