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.IQMOL File Extension

File TypeIQmol Archive

DeveloperAndrew Gilbert
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CategoryData Files

What is an IQMOL file?

An IQMOL file is an archive created by IQmol, a molecule visualization program. It contains information about a molecule model, which includes 3D coordinates that specify the atoms and bonds that make up the structure of a molecule.

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Screenshot of a .iqmol file in IQmol 2.9

IQMOL file open in IQmol 2.9

To open an IQMOL using IQmol, select File → Open. To create an IQMOL using IQmol, select File → Save As and choose "IQmol Archive" from the format dropdown menu.

While IQMOL files are typically opened using IQmol, they can also be opened by a text editor since the files are saved in plain text. Some text editors that can be used include Microsoft Notepad and Apple TextEdit.

NOTE: IQmol is an open source program used to edit and visualize molecules.

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Programs that open IQMOL files

Updated 7/8/2019

About IQMOL Files

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.iqmol suffix is and how to open it.

The IQmol Archive file type, file format description, and Mac, Windows, and Linux programs listed on this page have been individually researched and verified by the FileInfo team. We strive for 100% accuracy and only publish information about file formats that we have tested and validated.

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