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METS file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .mets file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .mets file?
  • What program do I need to open a .mets file?
  • How can the .mets file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .mets files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .mets?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .mets extension?

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.mets file extension details


METS Data .mets file icon
METS file is a METS Data. The METS schema is a standard for encoding descriptive, administrative, and structural metadata regarding objects within a digital library, expressed using the XML schema language of the World Wide Web Consortium.
Category: Data files
Application: METS Tools
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
METS aliases:
METS related links:
METS related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .mets file extension.

.mets file extension error

The .mets file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ets, mts, mes, met

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Presentation Manager Metafile
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MadTracker Sample
open .mets file

Can't open a .mets 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 .mets file association, check the FAQ.

.mets file extension

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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