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BONES file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bones - XtalView Xfit Ridgelines Data

The BONES data files are related to XtalView. The BONES file is an XtalView Xfit Ridgelines Data. XtalView is a complete package for solving a macromolecular crystal structure. Xfit is a map-fitting and molecular modeling program to display or manipulate models and fit to electron density.

Data files
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XtalView Xfit Ridgelines Data related extensions:
XtalView Xfit Phase Data
XtalView Basic Crystallographic Data
XtalView Xfit Script
XtalView Xfit Sequence Data
XtalView Xfit Viewpoint Data
XtalView Xfit Vector Data

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

Can't open a .bones 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.

The .bones file extension is often given incorrectly!

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


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Similar file extensions in our database:

Ribbons Bonds Definition

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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