Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .ma

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ma file?
  • Which program can create the .ma file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ma format?
  • What can convert .ma files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ma extension?

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

Mathematica ASCII File .ma file icon

Mathematica ASCII File

MA file is a Mathematica ASCII File. Mathematica is a computer program used mainly in scientific, engineering and mathematical fields.
Category: Document files
Application: Mathematica
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Mathematica Binary File
Mathematica Notebook File
Mathematica NotebookML File
Matrix Market File
Mathematica Serialized Package
Mathematica MGF Bitmap
Mathematica Package
Autodesk Maya 3D ASCII Scene .ma file icon

Autodesk Maya 3D ASCII Scene

MB file is an Autodesk Maya 3D ASCII Scene. Autodesk Maya software is a powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, effects and rendering solution.
Category: Document files
Application: Autodesk Maya
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Lightwave Object
Caligari TrueSpace Scene
Virtual Reality World
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene
Rhino 3D Model
ArchiCAD 3D Model
Gzip Compressed WRL File
O2C 3D Model

Other types of files may also use the .ma file extension. If you have helpful information about .ma extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Trainz Jet Archive
MacWrite Text Document
Maple Standard Worksheet
GNU Automake Input File
Mathematica Serialized Package
Lossless Audio Compressed Data
Microth InPad Layout File
HA Compressed Archive
MOZART Music Document

The .ma filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

mw (14), ja (8), la (6), am (5), mx (5), mz (2), ha (2), ka (1)

Can't open a .ma file?

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

Windows can't open this file:


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, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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