File Extension Library

.MEG File Extension

  • Developer by: MEGA Team
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .MEG file?

.MEG file extension is created by MEGA Team. .MEG has been classified as Data Files. The format of .MEG file is Text.

.MEG is MEGA Data File

Genetic data file used by MEGA, an application used for testing evolutionary hypotheses; saved in a plain text format and contains various kinds of genetic data and sequences, such as DNA codes or genetic distance data based on populations.

MEG files are used for performing genetic computations and for forming phylogenetic trees (.MTS files) for genetic relationship inferences.

NOTE: MEGA stands for Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis.

List of all softwares that can open the MEGA Data File

How to Open .MEG file on different platforms

Open .MEG File on Windows

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

Open .MEG File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MEG 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 .MEG File on Linux

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

Open .MEG File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MEG 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 .MEG 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 .MEG files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MEG files

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