File Extension Library

.MAC File Extension

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

What are .MAC files and how to open them?

Can't open .MAC file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .MAC file.

What is a .MAC file extension?

.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 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.)