What are MAF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a MAF file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your MAF files.
What is a MAF file?
MAF files have multiple uses, and Multiple Alignment Format is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Multiple Alignment Format
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 MAF files
Important: Different programs may use files with the MAF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MAF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested three different MAF openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: December 15, 2021
All known file formats using extension .MAF
While Multiple Alignment Format is a popular type of MAF-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .MAF file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Mutation Annotation Format
We know that one MAF format is Mutation Annotation Format. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of MAF files. Remember, different programs may use MAF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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