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.INFO File Extension

File Type 1Texinfo Document

DeveloperThe GNU Project
Popularity
4.3 (66 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryMisc Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is a INFO file?

Formatted information document created by Texinfo, a GNU Project help document generation tool; stores documentation in a book format with chapters, sections, and subsections; can contain up to four layers of depth.

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INFO documents are used for storing software help manuals and technical books. They can be viewed with an Info viewer, such as Texinfo's Info reader or GNU Emacs.

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Programs that open INFO files
Linux
GNU Texinfo
GNU Emacs
Updated 11/16/2010

File Type 2Generic Information File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
4.2 (19 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryMisc Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.INFO File Association 2

Generic text information file that may be included with various software programs or file downloads; contains unformatted plain text that describes the contents of the software or download.

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INFO documents are often used to document version information, authorship, and copyright information.

Programs that open INFO files
Windows
Microsoft Notepad
Microsoft WordPad
Notepad++
Other text editor
Mac
Apple TextEdit
Bare Bones TextWrangler
MacroMates TextMate
Other text editor
Linux
gedit
GNU Emacs
Other text editor
Updated 11/16/2010

File Type 3Minecraft Forge Information File

DeveloperForge Development
Popularity
3.6 (5 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.INFO File Association 3

Information file used by Minecraft Forge, a tool that enables users to install Minecraft mods; contains plain text information in JSON format that describes one or more mods and their properties.

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NOTE: The file is stored within a .JAR or .ZIP archive that can be unzipped by programs such as 7-Zip and WinRAR. Since the INFO file contains plain text it can be edited by any text editor.

Common INFO Filenames

mcmod.info - A common name for the INFO that describes one or more mods.

Programs that open INFO files
Windows
Minecraft Forge
Updated 5/26/2015

File Type 4ZoomBrowser Image Index File

DeveloperCanon
Popularity
3.5 (11 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryRaster Image Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.INFO File Association 4

Stores information about images saved in a Zoom Browser photo album; includes thumbnail image data, which enables quick browsing of images in the album; created when one or more image files are opened by ZoomBrowser.

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The ZoomBrowser index file is typically named "Zbthumbnail.info" and is saved in the same directory as the images it corresponds to. The Zbthumbnail.info file is usually hidden, but may appear inside your album folder depending on your computer's file viewing settings.

Programs that open INFO files
Updated 5/17/2007

File Type 5Drupal Module Information File

DeveloperDrupal
Popularity
3.3 (7 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryPlugin Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.INFO File Association 5

File used by Drupal, a website content management system; stores information about a Drupal module (.MODULE file), which is a plugin that adds features to the base Drupal installation; contains the module name, description, the core Drupal version supported by the module, and any dependencies required by the module.

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An INFO file with the same filename prefix is required in order for Drupal to recognize the module. For example mymodule.module and mymodule.info are valid names. Both files should be installed to the following directory, where mysite is your website (which could also be the all directory):

sites/mysite/modules/

Programs that open INFO files
Windows
Drupal
Any text editor
Mac
Drupal
Any text editor
Linux
Drupal
Any text editor
Updated 3/1/2013

.INFO Extension Information

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