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W3D file format description

Many people share .w3d files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .w3d file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .w3d files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.w3d - Adobe Shockwave 3D Scene

The W3D data files are related to Adobe Shockwave Player. W3D file is an Adobe Shockwave 3D Scene. Adobe Shockwave is a multimedia platform for building interactive multimedia applications and video games.

Adobe Shockwave Player
Data files
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Adobe Shockwave 3D Scene related extensions:
Business Integrator Database
Business Integrator Upgrade License Data
Ad-Aware Quarantined File
Ad-Aware Definitions Data
Btrieve Database
Adlib Express OCR Processing Information

.w3d - Warcraft 3 Map Doodads Data

The W3D game data files are related to Warcraft 3. W3D file is a Warcraft 3 Map Doodads Data. Warcraft 3 is a real-time strategy game from Blizzard Entertainment.

Warcraft 3
Game Data files
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Warcraft 3 Map Doodads Data related extensions:
Warcraft 3 Map Environment Data
Warcraft 3 Map Upgrade Data
Warcraft 3 Map Buffs Data
Warcraft 3 Map Items Data
Warcraft 3 Map Destructables Data
Warcraft 3 Map Abilities Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .w3d file extension. Even harmful programs can create .w3d files. Be especially cautious with .w3d files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .w3d 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 .w3d file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

3d, wrd, s3d, e3d, a3d, wd, wd3, w3x, w3s, wwd, wed, w3v, w3e, q3d, d3d

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

CAD-3D Model
Psion Word File
Simple 3D Object
Cadwork 3D Drawing
Shout3D 3D Scene
Amapi Designer 3D Model

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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