Opening Files

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Add any unusual file formats here along with the programs that can be used to open, view, or edit the files. Many of these file types are viewable as plain text using Text Edit or Notepad.

This list is alphabetical by file extension.

Several of these programs can be used through UNC's Virtual Lab found here

A

.ale

Avid (ASCII)

B

C

.csv

Comm-separated values

D

.dat

Matlab

.doc

Microsoft Word (1997-2003)

.docx

Microsoft Word (2007-)

.dta

Stata

Can be converted using StatTransfer

E

.eps

(Encapsulated PostScript Image File) Preview

F

.faa

FASTA

.fas

FASTA

.fasta

FASTA

.fastq

FASTA

.fq

FASTA

G

.geneious

Geneious

.gph

Stata

.gz

Unarchiver (Mac only)

H

I

.inp

ArcGIS

J

.jpg

(Image file)

Preview (Mac only)

K

L

log

Stata

SAS

M

.m

Matlab

.mat

Matlab

.mnb

(Math Notebook)

Adobe

Wolfram CDF Player

.mxd

ArcGIS (PC Only)

Available through UNC's Virtual Lab

contact Phil McDaniel (GIS Librarian @ Davis for questions)

philip_mcdaniel@unc.edu

N

.nex

Nexus (ASCII)

.nxs

Nexus (ASCII)

O

.odp

OpenOffice Presentation

.ods

OpenOffice Spreadsheet

.odt

OpenOffice Text

P

.pdf

Adobe

.phy

Source's collision model

Q

R

.r

R

.rar

UnRarX

.rdata

R

.rtf

Rich text format

S

.sam

SamTools

.sas

SAS

Can be converted using StatTransfer

.sff

SFF Workbench (PC only)

.shp

ArcGIS (PC only)

Available through UNC's Virtual Lab

contact Phil McDaniel (GIS Librarian @ Davis for questions)

philip_mcdaniel@unc.edu

.smcl

Stata

(Alternate extension for .log files)

.spv

SPSS

Can also be converted using StatTransfer

T

.tar

7zip (PC only)

Unarchiver (Mac only)

.tar.gz

7zip (PC only)

Unarchiver (Mac only)

.tgz

Unarchiver

.txt

Text file

.tre

TreView

U

V

.vcf

(Variant Call Format)

IGV

SamTools

W

X

.xls

Microsoft Excel (1997-2003)

.xlsx

Microsoft Excel (2007-)

Y

Z