There are 8 other file types using
the DATA file extension!

empty icon.data - Generally data file

empty icon.data - Analysis Studio offline data

empty icon.data - Arena Wars game data archive

empty icon.data - CoreFSIF database file

data icon.data - Adobe Soundbooth data file

empty icon.data - NASA VIR Validator instruments status file

empty icon.data - Acronis True Image continuous data protection backup file

empty icon.data - Apple Photos data

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DATA file extension - SAM data

What is data file? How to open data files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The data file extension is also used for data files in Sequence Alignment and Modeling Software System, a software used in biological sequence analysis.

The data file stores some biological data used by SAM software.

Updated: August 17, 2018

The default software associated to open data file:

Sequence Alignment and Modeling system  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Richard Hughey - Kevin Karplus - Anders Krogh

Sequence Alignment and Modeling system (SAM) is a collection of fsoftware tools for creating, refining, and using linear hidden Markov models for biological sequence analysis.

The model states can be viewed as representing the sequence of columns in a multiple sequence alignment, with provisions for arbitrary position-dependent insertions and deletions in each sequence. The models are trained on a family of protein or nucleic acid sequences using an expectation-maximization algorithm and a variety of algorithmic heuristics. A trained model can then be used to both generate multiple alignments and search databases for new members of the family.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .data file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open data file, edit data file, convert data file, view data file, play data file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with data file - SAM data

Click on the software link for more information about Sequence Alignment and Modeling system. Sequence Alignment and Modeling system uses data file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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