Files with POLYS extension are special ASCII files for Ribbons molecular graphics software.

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POLYS file - Ribbons polys file

What is polys file? How to open polys files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The POLYS file extension is related to Ribbons molecular graphics software.

A *.polys file contains text in ASCII  format that consisting of lists of filenames, one to a line. Each filename refers to a *.tri or *.dot for polygons (triangles only) and dots requiring normals respectively. These files provide groups of triangles or dots whose graphical attributes may be modified.

The default software associated to polys file type:

Ribbons picture or screenshot

Ribbons  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

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

Help how to open:

Use Ribbons to work with the *.polys file.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .polys 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 .polys 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 polys file, edit polys file, convert polys file, view polys file, play polys file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others polys file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with polys file - Ribbons polys file

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