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How to open .3ds file extension?

File Type : 3D graphics file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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.3ds

 

What is .3ds file extension?

.3ds file extension is a known file type. This section tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The 3DS file type is primarily associated with '3D Studio' by Autodesk, Inc. it is the extension used by 3D image format used by Autodesk 3D Studio. It contains mesh data, material attributes, bitmap references, smoothing group data, viewport configurations, camera locations, and lighting information. It may also include object animation data. 3DS files are stored in a binary file format. This enables the files to load faster and makes them smaller than the text-based file formats of a similar nature. 3DS files consist of blocks of data called "chunks” and these chunks store the shapes, lighting, and viewing information that together represent the three-dimensional scene. Important: The .MAX files have replaced the 3DS format in newer versions of the 3DS Max software. However, the 3DS format is still being used extensively.
You can see a list of software programs below that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .3ds files:

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Microsoft Windows:
  • Autodesk 3ds Max 2016
  • Electric Rain Swift 3D
  • MeshLab
  • MSI TurboCAD Deluxe 21
  • pmG messiahStudio
  • IMSI TurboCAD Deluxe 2015
  • Trimble SketchUp
  • MAXON Cinema 4D
  • CADSoftTools ABViewer
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
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Apple Mac OS X:
  • Cheetah3D
  • IMSI TurboCAD Deluxe v8
  • MeshLab
  • Trimble SketchUp
  • MAXON Cinema 4D
  • Electric Rain Swift 3D
  • pmG messiahStudio
  • Adobe Photoshop CC