.el

File Type Generic IconEmacs Lisp Code File
File Format Proprietary (The GNU Project)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
Description

EL files are both created and referenced by the Emacs text editor. They may contain program initialization data and user settings. EL files may also contain code that provides extra Emacs features. Compiled EL files are saved with a .ELC extension.

Info About GNU Emacs

Emacs is an open source customizable text editor that runs on Mac, Windows, and Unix systems. It is based on a Lisp interpreter and supports extensions written in the Emacs Lisp language. Emacs includes context-sensitive editing and supports syntax highlighting for HTML and program source code.

Open With
Windows

IconGnu Emacs

macOS

IconGnu Emacs

Unix

IconGnu Emacs

Updated October 18, 2010
space