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
- Data files
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- Macromolecular CIF File related extensions:
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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:
mdif, cif, mif, mci, mcf, msif, mcfi
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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