MOL2 File - opening and understanding

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

What is a MOL2 file?

A .MOL2 file is a Tripos Mol2 file. 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.

How to open MOL2 files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension MOL2 for different purposes. We have identified 1 MOL2 opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of MOL2 file.

Programs that open these files

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We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Suggest another file format using extension MOL2

While we know of one file format using the .MOL2 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 .MOL2 file.

Various viewers for this file format

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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DiscoveryStudio ApplicationDiscoveryStudio ApplicationUser submitted
DS VisualizerDS VisualizerUser submitted
DiscoveryStudio ClientDiscoveryStudio ClientUser submitted
Materials StudioMaterials StudioUser submitted
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MolekelMolekelUser submitted
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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MOL2-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with MOL2-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!