How to open a file with .CONF extension?

File Type : Unknown Apple II File (found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom)
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .CONF file

Searching for the right program to open .CONF files?

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What is .CONF file extension?

Configuration or "config" file used on Unix and Linux based systems; stores settings for system processes and applications; similar to a .CFG file found on Windows and Macintosh systems. Some examples of configuration files include rc.conf for the system startup, syslog.conf for system logging, smb.conf for the Samba server, and httpd.conf for the Apache Web server. Common CONF Filenames: httpd.conf - The Apache HTTP Server configuration file containing "directives" that configure what features are enabled for the Web server. It is often located in the /etc/httpd/ directory on Unix-based systems.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open CONFfiles:

  • MacroMates TextMate
  • Referenced by the Unix operating system
  • GNU Emacs
  • Pico
  • Vi