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A3S file format description

Many people share .a3s files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .a3s file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .a3s files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.a3s - Autodesk Showcase 3D Scene

A3S file is an Autodesk Showcase 3D Scene. Autodesk Showcase is a real-time visualization software package enabling the creation of real-time 3D presentations using imported 3D models.

.a3s file format description:
A3S format
Autodesk Showcase
Data files
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Autodesk Showcase 3D Scene related links:
Autodesk Showcase 3D Scene related extensions:
Autodesk Showcase Environments
Autodesk Showcase Packet File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .a3s file extension. Even harmful programs can create .a3s files. Be especially cautious with .a3s files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .a3s 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 .a3s file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

a3c, w3s, aws, as, aes, a3e, q3s, as3, ars, a3x

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Alice v3 Class
Macromedia Authorware Windows File
Adobe Flash ActionScript
Alan v3 Adventure Code
ActionScript 3.0 Source Code
Autodesk Showcase Environments

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