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MCIF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mcif - Macromolecular CIF File

The MCIF data files are related to Open Babel. MCIF file is a Macromolecular CIF File. Macromolecular CIF (mmCIF) is a flexible and extensible tag-value format for representing macromolecular structural data.

Open Babel
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Macromolecular CIF File related extensions:
KonyvCalc Data
Tarsia Puzzle Data
Formulator Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzle
LPA View Data
MindManager Map Template
MultiNote Exchangeable Notes

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

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

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

cif, mci, mdif, mif, mcf, msif, mcfi

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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