A weights file extension is related to the SAM (Sequence Alignment and Modeling system). A weights file stores sequence weights data.

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WEIGHTS file extension - SAM sequence weights data

What is weights file? How to open weights files?

File type specification:

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The weights file extension is associated with SAM (Sequence Alignment and Modeling system), a software for working with Markov models for biological sequence analysis.

The weights files contain sequence of weights.

This weights 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 weights file:

Sequence Alignment and Modeling system  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Richard Hughey - Kevin Karplus - Anders Krogh

Sequence Alignment and Modeling system (SAM) is a collection of fsoftware tools for creating, refining, and using linear hidden Markov models for biological sequence analysis.

The model states can be viewed as representing the sequence of columns in a multiple sequence alignment, with provisions for arbitrary position-dependent insertions and deletions in each sequence. The models are trained on a family of protein or nucleic acid sequences using an expectation-maximization algorithm and a variety of algorithmic heuristics. A trained model can then be used to both generate multiple alignments and search databases for new members of the family.

Help how to open:

Use SAM to work with *.weights files.

How to convert:

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with weights file - SAM sequence weights data

Click on the software link for more information about Sequence Alignment and Modeling system. Sequence Alignment and Modeling system uses weights 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.).

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