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
- - / -
- macp, mpnt, paint, pnt, pntg
- MacPaint Image related extensions:
.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:
.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:
.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:
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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:
lac, nac, ac, mxc, mca, max, mas, mad, jac, amc, mwc, mc, mav, maf, ma
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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- Autodesk 3D Studio Max Scene
- Microsoft Access Form
- Karwos Suite Licence
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