What are GO files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a GO file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your GO files.
What is a GO file?
GO files have multiple uses, and Go Game in Ishi Format is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Go Game in Ishi Format
These files contain all moves of a game of Go. The format is called Ishi. It is text-based and you can use it to replay the game.
How to open GO files
We have identified two GO openers that are compatible with this specific type of GO file.
Programs that open Go Game in Ishi Format files
Last updated: July 31, 2023
All known file formats using extension .GO
While Go Game in Ishi Format is a popular type of GO-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .GO file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Go Source Code File
The. go file extension is used to identify source codes written in the GO programming language. Go is primarily developed by Google to address some of its software problems and to address the complex issues in using C++ language. Public usage of Go began in November of 2009.
GO files contain the source code (textual representation) of functions and programs as written by the programmers. The files are to be compiled first before you can use the program.
There are two compilers that can link GO files, GC and GCCGO. GC or GO Compiler is a standard compiler, while GCCGO (GNU Cross Compilation GO Compiler) is a different implementation with a different focus. Compared to GC, GCCGO is slower in compiling but it supports more powerful optimization access. Programs compiled with GCCGO run 30% faster compared to GC- based.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested two different GO openers which you will find listed below.
GNU Guile Object Bytecode File
We know that one GO format is GNU Guile Object Bytecode File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
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