What is .config file?
The files with .config extensions are the configuration information file used by various applications. The CONFIG files are developer files, storing information about the associated application. These files contain plain text parameters defining the configuration information about the program that they correspond to, including the settings and preferences of the specific application.
Important: CONFIG files are stored in plain text and so they can be viewed and edited with a text editor such as Microsoft Notepad. However, CONFIG file should not be edited without knowing its contents, as it may corrupt the file and cause erroes in its associated application and the appliaction might crash or might not work properly.
Recommended Software Programs to open .config file
- Microsoft Notepad
- Microsoft WordPad
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
- Adobe Dreamweaver CC