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.
2 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:
.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:
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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, dit, ist, dost, dis, dst
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- DICT Data File
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