H3D file format description

Many people share .h3d files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .h3d file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .h3d files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.h3d - HyperView 3D Model

The H3D data files are related to HyperView Player. The H3D file is a HyperView 3D Model. Altair HyperView is a complete post-processing and visualization environment for finite element analysis, multi-body system simulation, digital video, and engineering data. The .h3d file is a compressed binary file, containing both model and result data. It can be used to post-process results in HyperView or when using the HyperView Player.

HyperView Player
Data files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .h3d file extension. Even harmful programs can create .h3d files. Be especially cautious with .h3d files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .h3d 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 .h3d file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

3d, b3d, g3d, h3, h3c, h3e, h3r, hd, hd3, hed, hrd, hwd, j3d, m3d, n3d

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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