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MCS file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mcs - Maximal Compressed Structure

The MCS data files are related to HighChem Structure Editor. MCS file is a Maximal Compressed Structure. It is a proprietary format for HighChem Structure Editor. Structure Editor is a full-featured structure drawing tool for editing, importing, exporting and checking chemical structures.

Application:
HighChem Structure Editor
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Maximal Compressed Structure related extensions:
.hst
General History File
.dat
General Data File
.cpi
MS-DOS Code Page Information
.k
LS-DYNA Input Data
.hpx
MetaVR 3D Model
.ad
After Dark Screensaver

.mcs - ModelCHECK Start Config

The MCS configuration files are related to Pro/ENGINEER ModelCHECK. MCS file is a ModelCHECK Start Config. Start config file is used to specify the start part information for which ModelCHECK checks. ModelCHECK is a software productivity tool add-on for Pro/ENGINEER. It analyzes parts, drawings and assemblies, and recommends proper Pro/ENGINEER modeling techniques.

Application:
Pro/ENGINEER ModelCHECK
Category:
Configuration files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
ModelCHECK Start Config related extensions:
.cf
Sendmail M4 Configuration File
.zaf
ZoneCentral Access List Data
.vvi
Lifecycle Visualization Configuration File
.pls
PicoLog Settings
.lcc
Capture One Lens Cast Correction
.cos
Capture One Settings

.mcs - Intel MCS-86 Hexadecimal Object

The MCS data files are related to Xilinx iMPACT. MCS file is a Intel MCS-86 Hexadecimal Object. The MCS can be loaded to the PROM (non-volatile memory) via JTAG with iMPACT or other programming tool.

Application:
Xilinx iMPACT
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Intel MCS-86 Hexadecimal Object related extensions:
.wmi
WorlMate Itinerary Data
.eqa
WinISI III Equation Data
.fgd
Folder Guard Data File
.fga
Folder Guard Attributes File
.fgp
Folder Guard Password File
.vz
VZ200 Snapshot

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

Can't open a .mcs 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:

example.mcs

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 .mcs file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cms, cs, hcs, jcs, kcs, lcs, mc, mc5, mcc, mce, mcq, mcw, mcx, mcz, mds

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.cms
TrialDirector Case Data
.mce
Sixense MotionCreator Game Profile
.mc
Sendmail M4 Configuration Source
.mcx
MasterCook 5 Recipe Pictures
.mc
Windows Message Compiler Input
.mcw
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document

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