MSTAT file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mstat - SAM Domain Output Data

The MSTAT data files are related to SAM. The MSTAT file is a SAM Domain Output Data. The Sequence Alignment and Modeling system (SAM) is a collection of flexible software tools for creating, refining, and using linear hidden Markov models for biological sequence analysis.

Data files
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SAM Domain Output Data related extensions:
SAM Alignment Data
SAM Alignment Probabilities Data
SAM Makelogo Colors Data
SAM Constraints Data
SAM Scoring Data
SAM RDB Scoring Data

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

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

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

mstt, mstxt, stat

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Prosa Minispecification Data
Message Studio Text Data
EnergyPlus Weather Data Summary Report
SAM Training Statistics Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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