Did your computer fail to open a GITIGNORE file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .GITIGNORE files.
What is a GITIGNORE file?
The GITIGNORE file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the GITIGNORE file type for different types of data.
While we do not yet describe the GITIGNORE file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.
We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about GITIGNORE files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!
Various GITIGNORE file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of GITIGNORE files. Remember, different programs may use GITIGNORE files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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