X3P file format description

Many people share .x3p files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .x3p file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .x3p files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.x3p - XML 3D Surface Profile

The X3P data files are related to OpenGPS. The X3P file is an XML 3D Surface Profile. X3P is a file format for 2D and 3D profile data. The X3P format was initially developed and supported by the OpenGPS community.

Data files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .x3p file extension. Even harmful programs can create .x3p files. Be especially cautious with .x3p files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .x3p 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 .x3p file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

3p, a3p, c3p, d3p, s3p, xep, xp, xp3, xrp, xwp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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