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3WS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.3ws - CityEngine Web Scene

3WS file is a CityEngine Web Scene. ESRI CityEngine is a three-dimensional (3D) modeling software application. It is specialized in the generation of 3D urban environments.

.3ws file format description:
3WS format
ESRI CityEngine
Data files
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CityEngine Web Scene related links:
CityEngine Web Scene related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .3ws file extension. Even harmful programs can create .3ws files. Be especially cautious with .3ws files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

3ds, ws, rws, 3es, wws, w3s, 3w

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Autodesk 3D Studio Scene
Worksheet Builder Worksheet
3rd Eye Scene Data
SmartWare Worksheet Document
XYZware 3D Document
Writing With Symbols Document

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