There are 8 other file types using
the INFO file extension!

info - Amiga icon data

empty - ZoomBrowser image index

info - Format and characteristics of the image

info - Opera Internet browser info

empty - Spider VMS file storage index

empty - SimCity 4 album info

empty - WOW! firmware module info data

empty - PizzaCrypts Ransomware affected data

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INFO file extension - UNIX GNU info reader data

What is info file? How to open info files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

File extension info is associated with the UNIX and Unix-like operating systems, like Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X (macOS), etc.

The GNU info reader (output from texinfo). Texinfo is the official documentation format of the GNU project.

Updated: July 27, 2022

The default software associated to open info file:

Unix icon

The Open Group logoUnix  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
The Open Group

A multi-tasking operating system for various platforms, the first version of UNIX was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with .info files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

Related links:

Texinfo - The GNU Documentation System

List of recommended software applications associated to the .info 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 info file, edit info file, convert info file, view info file, play info file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with info file - UNIX GNU info reader data

Click on the software link for more information about Unix. Unix uses info file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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