Files with xyz extension are data files with atomic and other chemical data in text tabular format.
XYZ file extension - XYZ cartesian chemical modeller input
What is xyz file? How to open xyz files?
File type specification:
The xyz file extension is commonly used for XMOL molecule model files. These are used in cheminformatics applications and on the web for storing and exchanging 3D molecule models.
The xyz file is stored in plain text tabular format. Represents a single chemical compound. Stores atomic coordinates and meta-information. This format does not store chemical bond information.
Developed in 1990 at the Minnesota Supercomputer Center.
The default software associated to xyz file type:
Company or developer:
HyperChem is a sophisticated molecular modeling environment that is known for its quality, flexibility, and ease of use. Uniting 3D visualization and animation with quantum chemical calculations, molecular mechanics, and dynamics, HyperChem puts more molecular modeling tools at your fingertips than any other Windows program.
List of software applications associated to the .xyz file extension
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