What is a .GNUMAKEFILE File And How To Open It – GNU (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .gnumakefile 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. In this article we will explain what .gnumakefile file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .GNUMAKEFILE file?

The .GNUMAKEFILE file extension stands for GNU Makefile. The creator of this file extension is GNU. This development related file is in text format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .gnumakefile file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .GNUMAKEFILE file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .GNUMAKEFILE file on various operating systems.

How to open a .GNUMAKEFILE file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .gnumakefile file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Sublime Text software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Sublime Text.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GNUMAKEFILE file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Sublime Text software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .GNUMAKEFILE file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .gnumakefile file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Sublime Text software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Sublime Text.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .GNUMAKEFILE file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Sublime Text software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .GNUMAKEFILE file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .gnumakefile file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Sublime Text software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Sublime Text.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .GNUMAKEFILE file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Sublime Text software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .GNUMAKEFILE file?

If you cannot open the .GNUMAKEFILE file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GNUMAKEFILE file.gnumeric – The GNOME Project, .gnutar – Free Software Foundation, .go – Google, .god – 4D Rulers, .god – Synbioz. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .GNUMAKEFILE file with the Sublime Text program on Windows, Sublime Text program on Mac and Sublime Text software on Linux.