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How to open .MCIF file extension?

File Type : MacroMolecular Crystallographic Information File
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .MCIF file extension?

.MCIF file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
Chemical file saved in the MacroMolecular Crystallographic Information File (mmCIF) format; contains crystallographic and magnetic related information in tag-value pairs or in a loop structure, which works like a table; alternative format to the Protein Data Bank (.PDB) format. The mmCIF format was created in order to extend the capabilities of the .CIF file format. The format is closely similar to the CIF format, but can also store magnetic space groups, which became a necessity after Harold T. Stokes and Brandon J. Campbell extended CIF dictionaries by adding magnetic related tags.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .MCIF files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • RasMol
  • CIFTr
  • CIFTr
Apple Mac OS X:
  • CIFTr