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Informations about the DIST filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .dist filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .dist file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

2 filename extension(s) are in our database

.dist - Mac OS X Distribution Script

The DIST file is a Other file, which is connected to the Mac OS X Distribution Script according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Mac OS X Distribution Script (.dist) files can be opened or converted with the help of Mac OS X.

Format description:
DIST format
Category:
Other
Application:
Mac OS X
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Related links:
-
Related extensions:
.abbu
Mac OS X Address Book Backup
.abcddb
Apple Address Book Contact List Database
.apdisk
Mac OS X Disk Information File
.bom
Mac OS X Bill of Materials File
.btv
AppleTalk Desktop Database
.bundle
Mac OS X Application Plug-in

.dist - PLINK Genomic Hamming Distance Matrix

The DIST file is a Data file, which is connected to the PLINK Genomic Hamming Distance Matrix according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the PLINK Genomic Hamming Distance Matrix (.dist) files can be opened or converted with the help of PLINK.

Format description:
DIST format
Category:
Data
Application:
PLINK
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Related links:
-
Related extensions:
.bed
PLINK Binary Biallelic Genotype Table
.bim
PLINK Extended MAP File
.clst
PLINK Cluster Membership File
.cmh
PLINK Cochran Mantel Haenszel 2x2xK Test Report
.cmh2
PLINK Cochran Mantel Haenszel IxJxK Test Report
.cnv
PLINK Segmental Copy Number Variant Data

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .dist file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .dist extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .dist files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .dist file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .dist file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .dist file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .dist file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .dist extension

The .dist filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .dist files.

dict, dst, dis, ist, dit

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .dist file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .dist extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

.dict
DICT Data File
.ist
Adobe ImageStyler File
.dis
DKBTrace Scene
.dis
MSC Patran Displacement Results
.dit
Windows 2000 Active Directory Data Store
.dst
Tajima Embroidery Data

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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