A go file extension is related to Google Go programming language. A go file stores source code.

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

empty icon.go - Go game data

Detailed description

Software that open go file

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GO file extension - Google Go programming language source code

What is go file? How to open go files?

File type specification:

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

The go file extension is associated with the Go, a procedural programming language developed by Google that allows programmers to create programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines.

The go file stores source code written in Google Go language.

Updated: June 16, 2024

The default software associated to open go file:

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:

Use text editor, or source code editor to open *.go source code files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .go 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 go file, edit go file, convert go file, view go file, play go 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 go files.

Software that open go file - Google Go programming language source code

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with go file by default:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Other suggested software:
IntelliJ IDEA small icon IntelliJ IDEA
NetBeans small icon NetBeans


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