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BIOM file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.biom - Biological Observation Matrix Data

The BIOM data files are related to QIIME. BIOM file is a Biological Observation Matrix Data. The BIOM file format is designed to be a general-use format for representing biological sample by observation contingency tables.

Application:
QIIME
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Biological Observation Matrix Data related extensions:
.g2a
GoToAssist Recording Data
.hobo
Onset HOBO Data Logger Data
.abc
Alembic Data
.zgraph
L3DT ZeoGraph XML Data
.amf
L3DT Attributes Map Data
.hf2
L3DT Compressed Heightfield Data

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

Can't open a .biom 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:

example.biom

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.

The .biom file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

iom, bim, bio, bom

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.iom
Bosch VisualMotion IO Mapper Data
.iom
Omniscope IOM Data
.bim
Zemax Binary Image Surface Data
.bim
PLINK Extended MAP File
.bio
General BIOS File
.bom
PTC Creo Bill of Materials File

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