How to open FASTA files
Did your computer fail to open a FASTA file? We explain what FASTA files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your FASTA files.
What is a FASTA file?
The FASTA file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the FASTA file type for different types of data.
While we do not yet describe the FASTA file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.
We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about FASTA files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!
Various FASTA openers
These apps are known to open certain types of FASTA files. Since many different programs may use FASTA files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific FASTA file.
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