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HGSIGS file format description

Many people share .hgsigs files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hgsigs file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hgsigs files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hgsigs - Mercurial Signatures Data

The HGSIGS development files are related to Mercurial. HGSIGS file is a Mercurial Signatures Data Mercurial is a cross-platform, distributed revision control tool for software developers. It is mainly implemented using the Python programming language, but includes a binary diff implementation written in C.

Development files
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Mercurial Signatures Data related extensions:
Mercurial Data
Mercurial Dependencies Data
Mercurial EOL Data
Mercurial Ignore Data
Mercurial Configuration Data
Mercurial Subrepo Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .hgsigs file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hgsigs files. Be especially cautious with .hgsigs files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .hgsigs file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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