3M file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.3m - Advent 3B2 Macro

The 3M data files are related to Advent 3B2. The 3M file is an Advent 3B2 Macro. Advent 3B2 (Arbortext Advanced Print Publisher) is a commercial typesetting software application sold by Parametric Technology Corporation.

Advent 3B2
Data files
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Advent 3B2 Macro related extensions:
FFPX Tab Sets Data
Key-Value Pair Data
Subtitle Workshop OCR Script
Orgadata LogiKal Object
MarcEdit Template

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

Can't open a .3m 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 .3m file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

3h, 3k, em, m3, rm, wm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

PCEM Electromask Data
Adobe Encore Menu Template
APP Keyboard Definition Data
Advent 3B2 Keyboard Definition Data
Juki AMS Embroidery Data
Working Model 2D Model

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