An ss file extension is associated with the biochemistry file format used by Ribbons, dnaLIMS and others.

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

empty - Sam Spade script file

empty - XShipWars sound scheme

ss - Scheme source code

empty - SilverStripe source code

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SS file extension - Biochemistry data

What is ss file? How to open ss files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The ss file extension is also by some highly specialized biochemistry programs.

The ss file contains protein data used by program called Ribbons. These files contain secondary structures that are not required, but is recommended. These files are the most complicated. They control both the coloring and the overall shape of the ribbon. These files should be generated automatically by 'pro-ss', then edited or modified to the desired effect.

The ss file consists of a 1-line title, a 1-line header, and one line of data for each residue. The 1-line header consists of blank-separated strings --- the ss-residue-key strings (currently a maximum of 20).

The ss file extension is also used for sample sheet in dnaLIMS 377, also a scientific software. The same suffix is probably coincidence.

This ss 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.

The default software associated to open ss file:

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.

dnaLIMS  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
dnaTools, Inc.

dnaLIMS is a Web based bioinformatics LIMS that provides scientists and researches with hardware independent software tools for processing and managing DNA sequencing requests.

Help how to open:

Use Ribbons to open *.ss files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .ss 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 ss file, edit ss file, convert ss file, view ss file, play ss file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 ss files.

Software that open ss file - Biochemistry data

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

Microsoft Windows:


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