How to open MOL2 files

Did your computer fail to open a MOL2 file? We explain what MOL2 files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a MOL2 file?

MOL2 files are Tripos Mol2 files, which you can read more about below.

The MOL2 file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a MOL2 opener may not be able to open all kinds of MOL2 files. In this case, though, we only know of one specific use.

Tripos Mol2

Through our analysis of MOL2 files, we know that one use of the format is Tripos Mol2. 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.

Software that will open, convert or fix these specific MOL2 files

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We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with MOL2-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 MOL2-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!

MOL2 file openers, viewers, etc.

These apps are known to open certain types of MOL2 files. Remember, different programs may use MOL2 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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We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with MOL2-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 MOL2-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!