Files with mel extension are used for Autodesk Maya software. They are used as script files that allows you to create macros etc.

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MEL file extension - Maya Embedded Language

What is mel file? How to open mel files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The mel file extension (Maya Embedded Language) is a scripting language used to simplify tasks in Autodesk's 3D Graphics Software Maya. The mel extension file is used to create custom actions, macros etc.

mime: application/octet-stream

The default software associated to open mel file:

Autodesk Maya icon

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutodesk Maya  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk Maya is application used to 3D modeling, animating and rendering. Maya is used by graphics in film and television, for video game developing and design visualization. Maya is developed for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Help how to open:

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:

As far as we know, this .mel 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.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .mel 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 mel file, edit mel file, convert mel file, view mel file, play mel file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with mel file - Maya Embedded Language

Click on the software link for more information about Autodesk Maya. Autodesk Maya uses mel 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

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