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MAC file format description

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

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mac - MacPaint Image

The MAC graphic files are related to MacPaint (for Macintosh). MAC file is a MacPaint Image. MacPaint is a bitmap-based image editing computer program that was produced by Apple. The MacPaint (for Macintosh) seems to be no longer supported.

MacPaint (for Macintosh)
Graphic files
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macp, mpnt, paint, pnt, pntg
MacPaint Image related extensions:
Koala Paint Image
Koala Paint Compressed Bitmap
KISekae Set System Bitmap
JPEG Bitmap Image
Windows Icon
HP Raster Transfer Language

.mac - PATCHMASTER Macro File

The MAC data files are related to PATCHMASTER. MAC file is a PATCHMASTER Macro File. PATCHMASTER is a data acquisition and analysis program package for patch clamp experiments.

Data files
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PATCHMASTER Macro File related extensions:
PATCHMASTER Amplifier Settings
PATCHMASTER Online Analysis Information
PATCHMASTER Pulse Generator File
PATCHMASTER Protocol Editor Information
PATCHMASTER Pulsed Tree Data

.mac - SmartWare Macro File

The MAC data files are related to SmartWare. MAC file is a SmartWare Macro File. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.

Data files
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SmartWare Macro File related extensions:
SmartWare Executable Program
SmartWare Backup Definition Data
SmartWare Backup Query Definition
SmartWare Backup Report Definition
SmartWare Sort Definition Backup
SmartWare Backup Transaction Definition

.mac - UltraEdit Macro

The MAC development files are related to UltraEdit. MAC file is an UltraEdit Macro. UltraEdit is a commercial text editor for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X (Intel) created in 1994 by the founder of IDM Computer Solutions Inc..

Development files
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UltraEdit Macro related extensions:
UltraEdit Menus Data
UltraEdit Popup Data
UltraEdit Autorecovery Data
UltraEdit String Data
UltraEdit Template
UltraEdit Saved Settings

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

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

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

mca, max, lac, nac, hac, ac, mxc, mas, mad, jac, amc, mwc, mc, mav, maf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Autodesk 3D Studio Max Scene
Minecraft Anvil Data
Atari 8-bit XL-Paint MAX Image
Cognos Local Authentication Cache
Helma Actions Script
PaperPort Image

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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