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DIST file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dist - Mac OS X Distribution Script

The DIST other files are related to Mac OS X. DIST file is a Mac OS X Distribution Script.

Mac OS X
Other files
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Mac OS X Distribution Script related extensions:
Yozo Office Binder File
Yozo Office Template File
LeaderTask License Key
VRML Geography File
Shareaza Skin
Phase One Firmware Update

.dist - PLINK Genomic Hamming Distance Matrix

The DIST data files are related to PLINK. DIST file is a PLINK Genomic Hamming Distance Matrix. PLINK is a free, open-source whole genome association analysis toolset, designed to perform a range of basic, large-scale analyses in a computationally efficient manner.

Data files
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PLINK Genomic Hamming Distance Matrix related extensions:
PLINK Basic Multiple-testing Corrections Data
PLINK Binary Biallelic Genotype Table
PLINK Extended MAP File
PLINK Cluster Membership File
PLINK Cochran Mantel Haenszel 2x2xK Test Report
PLINK Cochran Mantel Haenszel IxJxK Test Report

.dist - SAM Scoring Data

The DIST data files are related to SAM. DIST file is a SAM Scoring Data. The Sequence Alignment and Modeling system (SAM) is a collection of flexible software tools for creating, refining, and using linear hidden Markov models for biological sequence analysis.

Data files
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SAM Scoring Data related extensions:
SAM Alignment Data
SAM Alignment Probabilities Data
SAM Makelogo Colors Data
SAM Constraints Data
SAM RDB Scoring Data
SAM A2M Alignment Data

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

Can't open a .dist 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 .dist file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dict, dis, dit, dlst, dost, dst, ist

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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