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Details of extension .param

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

CASTEP Parameters Data

PARAM file is a CASTEP Parameters Data. CASTEP is a full-featured materials modelling code based on a first-principles quantum mechanical description of electrons and nuclei. It uses the robust methods of a plane-wave basis set and pseudopotentials.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: CASTEP
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
CASTEP Geometry Data
CASTEP Check Binary
CASTEP Cell Input Data

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Can't open a .param file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.param

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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