XYZ file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .xyz file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .xyz file?
- What program do I need to open a .xyz file?
- How can the .xyz file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .xyz files to another format?
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5 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database
✅ Tinker Cartesian Coordinates
XYZ file is a Tinker Cartesian Coordinates. Tinker is a software tools for Molecular Design. XYZ file contains a title line followed by one line for each atom in the structure.
✅ Celestia Trajectory File
XYZ file is a Celestia Trajectory File. Celestia is a 3D astronomy program created by Chris Laurel. The program is based on the Hipparcos Catalogue (HIP) and allows users to travel through an extensive universe, modeled after reality, at any speed, in any direction, and at any time in history. Celestia 1.6.0 adds support for position and velocity trajectory files.
✅ ArcGIS Desktop XYZ Format 3D Points Data
XYZ file is an ArcGIS Desktop XYZ Format 3D Points Data. ArcGIS Desktop is a collection of software products for building complete geographic information systems (GIS), produced by Esri.
✅ EEGLAB MATLAB Location Data
XYZ file is an EEGLAB MATLAB Location Data. EEGLAB is a MATLAB toolbox distributed under the free GNU GPL license for processing data from electroencephalography (EEG), magnetoencephalography (MEG), and other electrophysiological signals.
✅ XMol Chemical Data
XYZ file is an XMol Chemical Data. The XYZ chemical file format is widely supported by many chemical softwares, although no formal specification has been published.
✅ Green Kenue Point Set Data
PT2 file is a Green Kenue Point Set Data. Green Kenue (EnSim Hydrologic) is an advanced data preparation, analysis, and visualization tool for hydrologic modellers.
Other types of files may also use the .xyz file extension.
🔄 .xyz converters
The following softwares are capable of converting .xyz files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .xyz file can be converted into one of the following formats:
🚫 The .xyz 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 .xyz 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 .xyz 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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