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Details of extension .xyz

5 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Tinker
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
Tinker Fractional Coordinates
Tinker Internal Coordinates
Tinker Dynamics Computation Data
Tinker Archive
Tinker Sequence
Tinker End File
Tinker Parameter File
Tinker Keyword Parameters
.xyz
Celestia Trajectory File .xyz file icon

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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Celestia
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Aliases:
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Links:
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Related extensions:
Celestia Model
Celestia Script File
Celestia v1.6 Trajectory File
.xyz
ArcGIS Desktop XYZ Format 3D Points Data .xyz file icon

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.
Detailed description not available
Category: GIS files
Application: ArcGIS Desktop
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
ArcGIS Desktop Scene Layer Package
ArcGIS Desktop XYZ with Intensity Data
ArcGIS Desktop Local Locator Data
ArcGIS Desktop JTX Connection Data
ArcGIS Desktop Style Data
ArcGIS Desktop Pro v2 Style Data
ArcGIS Registry Configuration Archive
Spatial Data Modeling Language Data
.xyz
EEGLAB MATLAB Location Data .xyz file icon

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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: EEGLAB
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Aliases:
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Links:
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Related extensions:
EEGLAB Channel Data
EEGLAB Data Set
EEGLAB Location Data
EETrack Location Data
.xyz
XMol Chemical Data .xyz file icon

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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Open Babel
Program name: -
Mime-type: chemical/x-xyz
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
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.pt2
Green Kenue Point Set Data .pt2 file icon

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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Green Kenue
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
pcl, xyz
Links:
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Related extensions:
Green Kenue 2D Lineset Data
Green Kenue 3D Lineset Data
Green Kenue Network Data
Green Kenue Rectangular Data
Green Kenue Time Series Data
Green Kenue Table Data
Green Kenue XY Data
Green Kenue Velocity Rose Data
Blue Kenue Boundary Conditions Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

SYSTAT Data
MegaBitz XGL Vector Drawing
XyWrite Document
ANUGA XYA Data
XYplorer Script
XZ Compressed File
YAC Compressed

The .xyz filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

yz (1), xys (1), xy (1), syz (1), xz (1), xya (1), xgz (1), dyz (1)

Can't open a .xyz file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.xyz

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