How to open EMBL files

Did your computer fail to open an EMBL file? We explain what EMBL files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is an EMBL file?

The EMBL file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the EMBL file type for different types of data.

We are aware of 1 different use of the EMBL extension, which you can read more about below.

EMBL sequence data

Through our analysis of EMBL files, we know that one use of the format is EMBL sequence data. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Software that will open, convert or fix EMBL files

These apps are known to open certain types of EMBL files. Since many different programs may use EMBL files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific EMBL file.

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We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with EMBL-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with EMBL-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!