[Chimera-users] Fw: Open MTZ file

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Feb 22 09:39:12 PST 2018

Hi Sharyn,
Sorry, Chimera does not read or convert mtz files.  (By the way, the address for Chimera questions is chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu , CC’d here.)

Previous posts to this list suggest some other program such as CCP4 fft can be used to create a map file from an mtz file, for example:

You can search the Chimera-users mail archive for topics like "mtz" from here:

I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
UCSF Chimera(X) team
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco
> From: Sharyn Endow, Ph.D. <sharyn.endow at duke.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:01 AM
> Subject: Open MTZ file
> Is it possible to open an .mtz file in Chimera?
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