Files with vcf extension may also be found as special DNA sequence data files saved in the Variant Call Format.

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

vcf icon.vcf - vCard contacts [common]

empty icon.vcf - Vevi configuration data

empty icon.vcf - VirtualDub processing settings

empty icon.vcf - VPHybridCAD native drawing format

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VCF file extension - Variant Call Format

What is vcf file? How to open vcf files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

File extension vcf is also used for the Variant Call Format, a text file used in bioinformatics for storing gene sequence variations. The format has been developed with the advent of large-scale genotyping and DNA sequencing projects, such as the 1000 Genomes Project.

Help how to open:

You can view the data using any text editor, but to use them you need to import these to some DNA sequencer.

How to convert:

Perhaps some sort of conversion to similar formats is possible.

Related links:

Variant Call Format entry at Wikipedia

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