DIST-RDB File Extension

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SAM Scoring
  • Developer
    Richard Hughey - Kevin Karplus - Anders Krogh
  • Popularity
    5 (2 votes)

What is DIST-RDB file?

DIST-RDB is a file extension commonly associated with SAM Scoring files. SAM Scoring specification was created by Richard Hughey - Kevin Karplus - Anders Krogh. Files with DIST-RDB extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux platform. DIST-RDB file belongs to the Various Files category just like 3591 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing DIST-RDB files is Sequence Alignment and Modeling. Software named Sequence Alignment and Modeling was created by Richard Hughey - Kevin Karplus - Anders Krogh. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DIST-RDB files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DIST-RDB file extension

The following listing features DIST-RDB-compatible programs. Files with DIST-RDB suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support DIST-RDB file

How to open file with DIST-RDB extension?

Problems with accessing DIST-RDB may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with DIST-RDB extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Sequence Alignment and Modeling software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DIST-RDB files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Sequence Alignment and Modeling. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support DIST-RDB files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Sequence Alignment and Modeling installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Richard Hughey - Kevin Karplus - Anders Krogh website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Sequence Alignment and Modeling

If the problems with opening DIST-RDB files still occur even after installing Sequence Alignment and Modeling, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Sequence Alignment and Modeling is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why DIST-RDB files are not compatible with Sequence Alignment and Modeling. The most recent version of Sequence Alignment and Modeling is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate SAM Scoring files with Sequence Alignment and Modeling

If you have the latest version of Sequence Alignment and Modeling installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage DIST-RDB on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the DIST-RDB with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Sequence Alignment and Modeling is installed, check the Always use this app to open DIST-RDB files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected DIST-RDB file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DIST-RDB extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the DIST-RDB file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the DIST-RDB file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The DIST-RDB may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the DIST-RDB file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the DIST-RDB file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the DIST-RDB file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the DIST-RDB file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the DIST-RDB file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the SAM Scoring file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Sequence Alignment and Modeling

If the systems has insufficient resources to open DIST-RDB files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with SAM Scoring files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DIST-RDB files affecting older versions of given software.

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