converting file formats
Having the proper data file format is essential as many programs can only input certain file types. The following are some of the input and output file formats for specific programs.
File Conversion Programs
ALTER is a useful service for converting between various multiple sequence alignment (MSA) formats.
DataConvert 1.0 can convert CLUSTAL, FASTA, MEGA, NEXUS, and PHYLIP data file types for both Macintosh and Windows platforms.
ReadSeq can convert all of the above data file types.
PGDSpider can convert many data formats common in population genetics and phylogenetics