File Extension Library

.MAC File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .MAC file?

.MAC file extension is created by Apple. .MAC has been classified as Raster Image Files. The format of .MAC file is Binary.

.MAC is MacPaint Image

Bitmap graphic created by MacPaint for the Macintosh, one of the first painting programs for the Mac; supports only black-and-white graphics since the original Macintosh had a monochrome monitor.

List of all softwares that can open the MacPaint Image
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018
Corel PaintShop Pro 2019
Corel Presentations X9
Lemkesoft GraphicConverter
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple MacPaint
File Type 2:

Application Macro File

Category: Executable Files Format: Text

A MAC file contains a macro, which may be created by various programs, such as UltraEdit, Minitab, and Cabrilog Cabri Geometry II. It contains a list of commands in plain text that are used to perform functions in the respective application. MAC files can be opened by the programs that created them.

Macros are especially helpful for automating repetitive tasks. Users can record various types of functions, whether it be inserting a snippet of information, performing edits to an image, or calculating an equation, then execute them at a later time with just a couple mouse clicks or key combination.

When saving a recorded function, the MAC file is created to store the commands that were performed to complete the function. The commands are stored in plain text in the MAC file and can be opened and edited by a text editor. However, a macro stored in a MAC file can only be executed by the program used to create it.

NOTE: MAC files are potentially dangerous files because they may be used to store malware. It is important that you verify the source of a MAC file before opening it.

List of all softwares that can open the Application Macro File
IDM UltraEdit
IDM UltraEdit
IDM UltraEdit

How to Open .MAC file on different platforms

Open .MAC File on Windows

  • Right-click a .MAC
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .MAC file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .MAC files" Press "Ok"

Open .MAC File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MAC file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .MAC File on Linux

Right click on the .MAC file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .MAC File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MAC file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .MAC File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .MAC files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MAC files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .MAC files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .MAC file format
  2. You need to check the .MAC file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)