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3MF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.3mf - 3D Manufacturing Format Document

The 3MF document files are related to 3D Printing SDK. The 3MF file is a 3D Manufacturing Format Document. The 3D Manufacturing Format is an OPC-based format that describes the content and appearance of a 3D model, plus ancillary package features and print instructions, collectively called a 3MF document.

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

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

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

3f, 3m, 3me, emf, mf, rmf, wmf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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