M file format description

Many people often share .m files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .m files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .m files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .m files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .m file format.

9 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.m - MATLAB Script

The M development files are related to MATLAB. The M file is a MATLAB Script. MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages such as C, C++, and Fortran.

Category:Development files
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MATLAB Script related extensions:

  • asv MATLAB AutoSave File
  • byt MATLAB MAT5 Format Data
  • common MATLAB Install Data
  • ctf MATLAB Component Technology File
  • fig MATLAB Figure
  • fik MATLAB File Installation Key

.m - Mathematica Package

The M archive files are related to Mathematica. The M file is a Mathematica Package. Mathematica is a computer program used mainly in scientific, engineering and mathematical fields.

Category:Archive files
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Mathematica Package related extensions:

  • ma Mathematica ASCII File
  • mb Mathematica Binary File
  • mgf Mathematica MGF Bitmap
  • mx Mathematica Serialized Package
  • nb Mathematica Notebook File
  • nbml Mathematica NotebookML File

.m - Maple Internal Format File

The M data files are related to Maple. The M file is a Maple Internal Format File. Maple is a commercial computer algebra system developed and sold commercially by Maplesoft.

Category:Data files
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Maple Internal Format File related extensions:

  • hdb Maple Help Database
  • ind Maple Repository Index File
  • lib Maple Repository Data File
  • lid Maple Setup Data
  • maple Maple Workbook Document
  • maplet Maple Maplet File

.m - Mercury Source Code

The M development files are related to Mercury. The M file is a Mercury Source Code. Mercury is a logic/functional programming language which combines the clarity and expressiveness of declarative programming with advanced static analysis and error detection features.

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Mercury Source Code related extensions:

  • c2m Mercury C2M Data
  • gcd Mercury Refcode List Data
  • gmxml Mercury Generated Motif Data
  • mry Mercury Binary Crystal Data
  • mryx Mercury Compressed XML Crystal Data
  • msxml Mercury Motif Searches Data

.m - Limbo Interface Declaration Data

The M development files are related to Limbo. The M file is a Limbo Interface Declaration Data. Limbo is the application programming language for Inferno. Syntactically similar to C, it has several features that make it simpler, safer and yet more powerful and better suited to the development of concurrent, distributed systems.

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Limbo Interface Declaration Data related extensions:

  • b Limbo Source Code

.m - BRIEF Macro Module

The M development files are related to BRIEF. The M file is a BRIEF Macro Module. BRIEF (Basic Reconfigurable Interactive Editing Facility) was a popular programmer's text editor in the 1980s.

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BRIEF Macro Module related extensions:

  • cb BRIEF Macro File

.m - Xcode Objective-C Implementation

The M development files are related to Apple Xcode. The M file is an Xcode Objective-C Implementation. Xcode is a suite of tools, developed by Apple, for developing software for Mac OS X and iOS.

Application:Apple Xcode
Category:Development files
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Xcode Objective-C Implementation related extensions:

  • turboc3 Borland Turbo C Makefile
  • wdm Visual Interdev Web Project Items Data
  • sol Solidity Script
  • exp ASCET Binary Export Data
  • dsb DAZ Studio Binary Script
  • wmfx Wild Magic 5 Compiled FX

.m - E Source Module

The M development files are related to Amiga E. The M file is an E Source Module. Amiga E is a programming language created by Wouter van Oortmerssen on the Amiga.

Application:Amiga E
Category:Development files
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E Source Module related extensions:

  • jrxml JasperReports Document
  • jsp Java Servlet
  • vpi Virtual Pascal OS/2 Unit
  • maz Mazatrol Program
  • j3o JMonkey Engine 3D Object
  • cba CryENGINE Resource Compiler Settings Data

.m - NEC PC-98 Music Data

The M audio files are related to Audio Overload. The M file is a NEC PC-98 Music Data. The PC-98 is a lineup of Japanese 16-bit and 32-bit personal computers manufactured by NEC from 1982 through 2000.

Application:Audio Overload
Category:Audio files
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NEC PC-98 Music Data related extensions:

  • pch2 Nord Modular G2 Patch
  • psion Psion A-law Sound Data
  • sga Self-Guard Security Camera Audio
  • tvml TV NOW Portable Video Recorder Audio
  • wusiksnd Wusikstation Sound Data
  • sab ALSong Album

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .m file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .m extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .m files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .m files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .m 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .m file

To set the .m file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .m file association. Many applications can open .m files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

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