There are 4 other file types using
the DOT file extension!

dot file icon.dot - Microsoft Word 97 to 2003 document template [common]

dot file icon.dot - CorelDRAW lines definition file

dot file icon.dot - Bert's Dinosaurs game file

dot file icon.dot - Graphviz DOT language file

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DOT file extension - Ribbons Molecular surface file

What is dot file? How to open dot files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The DOT file extension used by the Ribbons Molecular for surface file. The *.dot extension for surface dot files is not required, but is recommended. Dot files consist of 8 required fields.

The default software associated to dot file type:

Ribbons picture or screenshot

Ribbons  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  M.Carson

Ribbons is a popular molecular graphics software is copyrighted by M.Carson (1985-2008) and licensed by the UAB / CBSE.

Help how to open DOT files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension DOT:

As far as we know, this .dot file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

Related links:

Ribbons Website

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

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

  • Others dot file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dot file - Ribbons Molecular surface file

Click on the software link for more information about Ribbons. Ribbons uses dot 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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