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Details of extension .dist

3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dist file?
  • Which program can create the .dist file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dist format?
  • What can convert .dist files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dist extension?
.dist
Mac OS X Distribution Script .dist file icon

Mac OS X Distribution Script

DIST file is a Mac OS X Distribution Script.
Category: Other files
Application: Mac OS X
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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.dist
PLINK Genomic Hamming Distance Matrix .dist file icon

PLINK Genomic Hamming Distance Matrix

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.
Category: Data files
Application: PLINK
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
PLINK Homozygosity Data
PLINK Genotype Count Report
PLINK Genetic Variant File
PLINK Individual Information File
PLINK Text Relationship Matrix
PLINK Fixation Index Report
PLINK Extended MAP File
PLINK Hardy-Weinberg Exact Test Statistic Report
PLINK Individual-based Missing Data Report
.dist
SAM Scoring Data .dist file icon

SAM Scoring Data

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.
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Category: Data files
Application: SAM
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
SAM Kestrel Sequence Database
SAM Alignment Data
SAM Constraints Data
SAM Frequency Model Data
SAM Kestrel Sequence Id Data
SAM Default Parameters Data
SAM Multiple Domain Alignment Output
SAM Prettyalign Output
SAM Alignment Probabilities Data

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .dist filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dict (1), ist (1), dost (1), dis (1), dst (1), dit (1)

Can't open a .dist file?

If you want to open a .dist file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .dist association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dist

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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