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Open .ELC file Extension

File Type : Emacs Lisp Byte-compiled Source Code (Free Software Foundation, Inc.)

Compatible with: (Mac OSX 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)

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ExtensionSmallImg What is .ELC file?

Compiled Lisp file created by Emacs, a customizable text editor; generated from a standard Lisp (.EL) file using the Emacs byte-code compiler; may contain Emacs configuration settings or may provide extra program functionality. To compile an EL file, type the following command in Emacs: byte-compile-file "filename.el" Make sure to replace "filename.el" with the actual filename Lisp file you want to compile. The compiler will generate a compiled version of the file with the same filename and a ".elc" extension. NOTE: Compiled files can be loaded and run faster than plain text Lisp files. Therefore, most Emacs extensions are saved as compiled ELC files.

Recommended Software Programs to open .ELC file

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Apple Mac OS X:
  • GNU Emacs
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Microsoft Windows:
  • GNU Emacs
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Linux:
  • GNU Emacs