What is a .MOD File And How To Open It – Graphisoft (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .mod extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .mod file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .MOD file?

The file extension .MOD comes from ArchiCAD Module. This file extension belongs to the developer Graphisoft. The file is a plugin related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .MOD file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .MOD file on various operating systems.

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

The .mod file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MOD file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MOD file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .mod file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MOD file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: 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 GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .MOD file?

If you cannot open the .MOD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MOD file.mod – Karsten Obarski, .mod – JVC, .mod – The GNU Project, .mod – BioWare, .mod – Bell Laboratories, .mod – Siemens PLM Software. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MOD file with the GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD program on Windows and GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD program on Mac.