DIST file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .dist file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .dist file?
- What program do I need to open a .dist file?
- How can the .dist file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .dist files to another format?
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3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ Mac OS X Distribution Script
The DIST file is a Mac OS X Distribution Script.
✅ PLINK Genomic Hamming Distance Matrix
The DIST file is a PLINK Genomic Hamming Distance Matrix. PLINK is a free, open-source whole genome association analysis toolset, designed to perform a range of basic, large-scale analyses in a computationally efficient manner.
✅ SAM Scoring Data
The DIST file is a SAM Scoring 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.
Other types of files may also use the .dist file extension.
🚫 The .dist file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
🔴 Can't open a .dist 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 cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .dist file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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