A mac file extension is related to the MacPaint, a graphics painting software for original Macintosh computers. A mac file contains bitmap image.

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

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MAC file extension - MacPaint bitmap image

What is mac file? How to open mac files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

mac file icon: mac filetype icon

The mac file extension is used for a native format of Apple Macintosh MacPaint application.

The MAC format stores 720 by 576 pixel bitmap, compressed using the PackBits method.

MIME types:

This mac file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: March 24, 2024

The default software associated to open mac file:

MacPaint picture or screenshot

Apple, Inc. logoMacPaint  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

MacPaint is a bitmap-based graphics painting software for original Macintosh computer.

Help how to open:

Use XnView to view content of the MacPaint bitmap images.

How to convert:

Compatible tools, such as MacPaint and XnView are able to export *.mac files to other formats.

Find conversions from mac file:

mac to c4d

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List of software applications associated to the .mac 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 mac file, edit mac file, convert mac file, view mac file, play mac file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting mac files.

Software that open mac file - MacPaint bitmap image

Programs supporting the exension mac on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about MacPaint for open mac file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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