Files with gitkeep file extension can be commonly found in empty folders as a placeholder so Git can track them.

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GITKEEP file extension - Gitkeep data

What is gitkeep file? How to open gitkeep files?

File type specification:

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The gitkeep file extension is commonly used for placeholder files that are put in empty folders so Git is able to track them.

It is not an actual file format, just a convention users have adopted.

The default software associated to open gitkeep file:

Gitkeep  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:

Gitkeep is a gem which creates .gitkeep files in all empty directories in your project automatically.

Help how to open:

You can view these *.gitkeep files using any text editor.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .gitkeep 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 software applications associated to the .gitkeep 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 gitkeep file, edit gitkeep file, convert gitkeep file, view gitkeep file, play gitkeep 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 gitkeep files.

Programs that can create gitkeep file - Gitkeep data

Programs supporting the exension gitkeep on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Gitkeep for create gitkeep file action.


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