The .gnumakefile file extension is related to the GNU Make app and used for its makefiles.

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GNUMAKEFILE file extension - GNU Make makefile

What is gnumakefile file? How to open gnumakefile files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The GNUMAKEFILE file extension is associated with the GNU Make an app for GNU operating system that allows programmers to generate executables and other non-source files from program's source files. The .gnumakefile stores makefile.

The default software associated to open gnumakefile file:

Free Software Foundation, Inc. logoGNU Make  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Free Software Foundation, Inc.

Make is a tool that allows user to control the generation of executables and other non-source files of a program from the program's source files.

Help how to open:

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:

As far as we know, this .gnumakefile 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 .gnumakefile file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open gnumakefile file, edit gnumakefile file, convert gnumakefile file, view gnumakefile file, play gnumakefile file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Software that open gnumakefile file - GNU Make makefile

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

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