.CONFIG - File Extension for Configuration Files

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What is CONFIG? CONFIG, short name for Configuration, is used as the file extension for Configuration files, .CONFIG files are XML files that contain runtime configurations for .NET applications. See the sample .CONFIG file included below.

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File Extension: .CONFIG

MIME Type: text/plain

File Content: Configuration

.CONFIG files are Configuration files, that contain runtime configurations for .NET applications. Here is a sample .CONFIG Configuration file, link.exe.config:

<configuration>
  <startup>
    <requiredRuntime safemode="true" imageVersion="v2.0.50727"/>
  </startup>
  <runtime>
    <assemblyBinding xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1">
      <publisherPolicy apply="no" />
    </assemblyBinding>
  </runtime>
</configuration>

.CONFIG Configuration file sample: Click sample.config to download.

Since .CONFIG files are in text format, you can use Notepad or any text editor to create or modify them. No special software is needed.

For for information on how to use .CONFIG Configuration files, see links below:

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