A gnu file extension is related to the GNU license information stored in text form.

There is one other file type using
the GNU file extension!

empty icon.gnu - Gnuplot input data

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GNU file extension - GNU licence information

What is gnu file? How to open gnu files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The gnu file extension is associated with various applications developed under GNU licenses written by GNU project.

The .gnu file contains text with information about license.

The name of gnu files: readme.gnu

The default software associated to gnu file type:

Sublime Text icon

Sublime Text  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Sublime HQ Pty Ltd

Sublime Text is advanced text editor used to write source codes in various programming languages. It is a great tool for programmers and offers great feature and performance. It is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.

Help how to open GNU files:

Use any text editor to view content of *.gnu files.

How to convert file with extension GNU:

As far as we know, this .gnu 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 recommended software applications associated to the .gnu file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open gnu file, edit gnu file, convert gnu file, view gnu file, play gnu file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Software that open gnu file - GNU licence information

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with gnu file by default:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Other suggested software:
Atom small icon Atom
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
PSPad small icon PSPad

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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