.elc

File Type Generic IconEmacs Compiled Lisp File
File Format Proprietary (The GNU Project)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
Description

ELC files are compiled Lisp files generated by the Emacs compiler. They are saved with the same filename as the original Lisp (.EL) file, but have 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.

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Updated October 18, 2010
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