CONTREE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.contree - IQ-TREE Consensus Tree Data

The CONTREE data files are related to IQ-TREE. The CONTREE file is an IQ-TREE Consensus Tree Data. IQ-TREE is a widely used and open-source software package for phylogenetic inference using the maximum likelihood (ML) criterion.

Data files
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IQ-TREE Consensus Tree Data related extensions:
IQ-TREE Boot Trees Data
IQ-TREE Bootstrap Supports Tree Data
IQ-TREE Output Alignment Data

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

Can't open a .contree 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 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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