AN3 file format description

Many people share .an3 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .an3 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .an3 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.an3 - QuickWave 3D Radiation Pattern

The AN3 data files are related to QuickWave 3D. The AN3 file is a QuickWave 3D Radiation Pattern. QuickWave 3D is a general-purpose electromagnetic simulator based on the conformal FDTD method and supplemented with a range of unique models for curved boundaries, media interfaces, modal excitation, and parameter extraction.

QuickWave 3D
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .an3 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .an3 files. Be especially cautious with .an3 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .an3 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 .an3 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

a3, ab3, am3, an, ane, anr, anw, n3

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 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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