What is a .MCS File And How To Open It – Mathsoft (Simple Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .mcs extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .mcs file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MCS file?

The file extension .MCS is Mathcad Image. The development of this file was done by Mathsoft. The format of this file is binary, and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .mcs file on 1 platform.

How to open a .MCS file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .MCS file on various operating systems.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .mcs file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the PTC Mathcad Prime 5.0 software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: PTC Mathcad Prime 5.0.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MCS file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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 PTC Mathcad Prime 5.0 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .MCS file?

If you are still unable to open the .MCS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .MCS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mcserver – MacMan, .mcsp – Crafting.co.uk, .mcstructure – Mojang, .mcsx – Crafting.co.uk, .mct – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .MCS file with the PTC Mathcad Prime 5.0 program on Windows.