How to open .fasta file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .fasta file. The full name of the file is FASTA Sequence File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.

.fasta file extension (FASTA Sequence File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Data Files N/A FASTA Sequence File
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Programs using this file extension: .fasta
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • GSL Biotech SnapGene
  • BSEdit
  • Heracle BioSoft DNA Baser
  • Geospiza FinchTV
  • GeneStudio SeqVerter
MAC OS
MAC
  • GSL Biotech SnapGene
  • 4Peaks
  • Geospiza FinchTV
Linux
Linux
  • EMBOSS abiview


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