.xyz

File Type Molecule Specification File IconMolecule Specification File
File Format Standard
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
Description

An XYZ file is a plain text file that contains information about a specific molecule. It contains X, Y, and Z coordinates used to create a 3D model of the molecule, as well as molecular data, such as number of atoms and the element symbol.

Open With
Windows

IconAvogadro

IconJmol

IconAgile Molecule Abalone

macOS

IconAvogadro

IconJmol

Unix

IconAvogadro

IconJmol

Updated December 22, 2010
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