File Extension Library


.GITMODULES File Extension

  • Developer by: Linus Torvalds
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .GITMODULES file?

.GITMODULES file extension is created by Linus Torvalds. .GITMODULES has been classified as Various data Files.

.GITMODULES is Git module

The gitmodules file extension is associated with the Git, a free and open source distributed version control system for Windows, Apple Mac OS X (macOS) and Linux.

The gitmodules file is a text file with a syntax matching used by Git.


How to open:

Use any text editor to view content of *.gitmodules files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .gitmodules file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .GITMODULES file on different platforms

Open .GITMODULES File on Windows

  • Right-click a .GITMODULES
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .GITMODULES file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .GITMODULES files" Press "Ok"

Open .GITMODULES File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .GITMODULES file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .GITMODULES File on Linux

Right click on the .GITMODULES file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .GITMODULES File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .GITMODULES file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .GITMODULES File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .GITMODULES files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .GITMODULES files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .GITMODULES files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .GITMODULES file format
  2. You need to check the .GITMODULES file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)