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Details of extension .viminfo

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .viminfo file?
  • Which program can create the .viminfo file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .viminfo format?
  • What can convert .viminfo files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .viminfo extension?
Vim History Data .viminfo file icon

Vim History Data

VIMINFO file is a Vim History Data. Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'Vi', with a more complete feature set.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: VIM
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Vim Script
Vim Runtime Configuration
Vim Swap Data

Other types of files may also use the .viminfo file extension. If you have helpful information about .viminfo extension, write to us!

Can't open a .viminfo file?

If you want to open a .viminfo file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .viminfo association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.viminfo

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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