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.EL File Extension

File TypeEmacs Lisp Code File

DeveloperThe GNU Project
3.2 (11 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files

What is an EL file?

Lisp file referenced by Emacs, a basic multi-platform text editor; contains Lisp code that may define Emacs configuraton settings or may add additional features to the program.

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NOTE: EL files that provide extra program features are often saved as compiled .ELC files, which allows them load faster.

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Programs that open EL files

Updated 4/11/2018

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