EMBL File Type

- The quick facts

What are EMBL files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an EMBL file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an EMBL file?

An .EMBL file is an EMBL sequence data file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open EMBL files

Important: Different programs may use files with the EMBL file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your EMBL file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different EMBL openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 3, 2021

Suggest another file format using extension EMBL

While we know of one file format using the .EMBL file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .EMBL file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of EMBL files. Remember, different programs may use EMBL files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Unipro UGENEUnipro UGENEUser submitted
SnapGene ViewerSnapGene ViewerUser submitted
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