A gitmodules file extension is related to the GIT a version control system from Linus Torvalds.

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Software that open gitmodules file

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GITMODULES file extension - Git module

What is gitmodules file? How to open gitmodules files?

File type specification:

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The gitmodules file extension is associated with the Git, a free and open source distributed version control system for Windows, Apple Mac OS X (macOS) and Linux.

The gitmodules file is a text file with a syntax matching used by Git.

Updated: April 21, 2024

The default software associated to open gitmodules file:

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Git  Multiplatform 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 any text editor to view content of *.gitmodules files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .gitmodules 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 .gitmodules 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 gitmodules file, edit gitmodules file, convert gitmodules file, view gitmodules file, play gitmodules 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 gitmodules files.

Programs that can create gitmodules file - Git module

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


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