What is a .GITIGNORE File And How To Open It – Git

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Have you downloaded a file with .gitignore extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .gitignore file extension and how to open it.

What is a .GITIGNORE file?

The .GITIGNORE file extension stands for Git Ignore File. The creator of this file extension is Git. This file belongs to the text format and it is a development related file.

What to know

There is currently 0 software that can open the .gitignore file on 0 platforms.


Unfortunately, we haven’t found a software associated with this file extension yet, however we are working on it!