What is a .MAS File And How To Open It – MEGA Team (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .mas extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .mas file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MAS file?

The file extension .MAS comes from MEGA Alignment Sequence File. It was developed by MEGA Team. This data related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .mas file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .MAS file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .MAS file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .MAS file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mas file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the MEGA software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use MEGA software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MAS file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MEGA software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MAS file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mas file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the MEGA software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: MEGA.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MAS file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MEGA software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .MAS file?

If you are still unable to open the .MAS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MAS file.mas – Image Space. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MAS file with the MEGA program on Windows and MEGA program on Mac.