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ANNOT file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.annot - FreeSurfer Annotation

ANNOT file is a FreeSurfer Annotation. Freesurfer is a set of automated tools for reconstruction of the brain's cortical surface from structural MRI data, and overlay of functional MRI data onto the reconstructed surface.

.annot file format description:
ANNOT format description not yet available
Data files
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FreeSurfer Annotation related links:
FreeSurfer Annotation related extensions:
FreeSurfer Label
Compressed MGH MRI Data
FreeSurfer Statistics File

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

Can't open a .annot 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.

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