DAE file format description
Many people share .dae files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dae file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dae files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dae - Collada Digital Asset Exchange
DAE file is a Collada Digital Asset Exchange. COLLADA is a COLLAborative Design Activity for establishing an interchange file format for interactive 3D applications. COLLADA documents that describe digital assets are XML files, usually identified with a DAE filename extension.
- .dae file format description:
- DAE format
- SwirlX3D Viewer
- Document files
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- Collada Digital Asset Exchange related links:
COLLADA on Wikipedia
- Collada Digital Asset Exchange related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dae file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dae files. Be especially cautious with .dae files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dae 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.
The .dae file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ade, sae, fae, dwe, de, das, daf, da3, ae, wae, rae, dxe, dea, daw, dar
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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