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3DW file format description

Many people share .3dw files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .3dw file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .3dw files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.3dw - 3D World Studio Model

The 3DW data files are related to 3D World Studio. The 3DW file is a 3D World Studio Model. 3D World Studio is a modeling program useful for visualizing real world data utilizing tools developed within computer gaming environments.

3D World Studio
Data files
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3D World Studio Model related extensions:
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Genesis Bitmap Layout
MODELLER Residue Neighbors Data
ActiveSync Backup
Topicscape Exported Topic Link
Esko Automation Engine Job Sheet Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .3dw file extension. Even harmful programs can create .3dw files. Be especially cautious with .3dw files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .3dw file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .3dw file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

3d, 3da, 3dd, 3de, 3ds, 3w, dw, edw, rdw, wdw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

XYZware 3D Document
Cadwork 3D Drawing
David Whittaker Format Music
DesignWorkshop Data
CAD-3D Model
ArcGlobe Document

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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