POV-STATE file format description
Many people share .pov-state files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .pov-state file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .pov-state files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.pov-state - POV-Ray State File
The POV-STATE data files are related to POV-Ray. POV-STATE file is a POV-Ray State File. The Persistence of Vision Raytracer (POV-Ray) is a high-quality, totally free tool for creating stunning three-dimensional graphics. It is available in official versions for Windows, Mac OS/Mac OS X and i86 Linux. The source code is available for those wanting to do their own ports. When rendering an image that has output to file turned on, POV-Ray will cache the image in a .pov-state file.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .pov-state file extension. Even harmful programs can create .pov-state files. Be especially cautious with .pov-state files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .pov-state 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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