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PHY file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.phy - Valve Source Collision Model Data

The PHY development files are related to Valve Source SDK. PHY file is a Valve Source Collision Model Data. PHY is the extension for Source's proprietary collision model data format. It stores data for the rigid or jointed (ragdoll) collision model used by the MDL. The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. It debuted in October 2004 with Half-Life 2.

Valve Source SDK
Development files
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.ph - PHYLIP Format

The PH data files are related to PHYLIP. PH file is a PHYLIP Format. HYLIP, the PHYLogeny Inference Package is composed of 35 programs that is used for inferring phylogenies or evolutionary trees.

Data files
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PHYLIP Format related extensions:

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

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

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

ph, pyh, pty, pht, phg, py, pny, phj

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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