Files with gitignore_global extension can be most often encountered as special data files for Git versioning system. These stores information about files that Git should intentionally ignore.

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GITIGNORE_GLOBAL file extension - Git global ignore data

What is gitignore_global file? How to open gitignore_global files?

File extension gitignore_global 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.

These .gitignore_global files are text configuration files used by Git used to determine which files and directories to ignore, before user make a commit. In this case globally in the repository.

Updated: January 2, 2023

Help how to open:

It is likely that these files are only useable in Git.

How to convert:

As far as we know, there exists no way how to convert *.gitignore files to any other format.

List of software applications associated to the .gitignore_global file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open gitignore_global file, edit gitignore_global file, convert gitignore_global file, view gitignore_global file, play gitignore_global 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 gitignore_global files.

Settings file type for software that use gitignore_global file - Git global ignore data

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


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