Open AB1 file

The most common choise: ABIF file format

How to open ABIF file format .ab1 files

Have you had trouble opening the ab1 file on your computer? What are ab1 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is ab1 file?

Files with ab1 file extension can be often found as DNA sequencing data files from software by Technelysium, such as Chromas Pro or Chromas Lite.

ABIF file format description

The ab1 file extension is mainly related to a special binary format for storing DNA sequence data in programs developed by Technelysium Pty Ltd. Highly specialized format, used for DNA sequencing.

Suggested software to open ab1 file


A software used to open chromatogram

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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