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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.

HighChem Structure Editor
Data files
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Maximal Compressed Structure related extensions:
General History File
General Data File
MS-DOS Code Page Information
LS-DYNA Input Data
MetaVR 3D Model
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.

Configuration files
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ModelCHECK Start Config related extensions:
Sendmail M4 Configuration File
ZoneCentral Access List Data
Lifecycle Visualization Configuration File
PicoLog Settings
Capture One Lens Cast Correction
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.

Xilinx iMPACT
Data files
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Intel MCS-86 Hexadecimal Object related extensions:
WorlMate Itinerary Data
WinISI III Equation Data
Folder Guard Data File
Folder Guard Attributes File
Folder Guard Password File
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:


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?

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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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