ROS File Type

- The quick facts

What are ROS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a ROS file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a ROS file?

A .ROS file is a Beilstein ROSDAL Chemistry Data Model file.

Beilstein ROSDAL is a file format invented for representing chemical structures in a well-defined way so that different chemistry modeling applications can work on the data.

The ROSDAL encoding methodology is straightforward for any compound. Thus it is quick to learn, and manual coding and decoding is quite simple. ROSDAL is suitable as an interconversion format with other representations and the ASCII protocol allows a fast and error reduced data transmission

How to open ROS files

We have identified one ROS opener that is compatible with this specific type of ROS file.

Programs that open Beilstein ROSDAL Chemistry Data Model files


Last updated: May 31, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of ROS files. Remember, different programs may use ROS 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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