.3DS File Extension

Are you having difficulty opening a file that ends with .3DS? Such files can be executed only by certain programs. If you cannot open the .3DS file, it can be due to the following reasons: either you do not have an appropriate program to open it, or your file association is corrupted. For more information about this extension, please read the article below.

What is a .3DS file?

.3DS file belongs to the category of 3D Image Files used in operating systems such as Windows 11, 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP.

.3DS 3ds
Developer: Autodesk
File Type: 3D Studio Scene
Format: Binary

.3DS file is associated with 3D Studio Scene developed by Autodesk, has a Binary Format and belongs to 3D Image Files category.

Files with 3DS extension are associated with 3D Studio Scene. It is a 3D image file format used by Autodesk 3D Studio, an advanced 3D computer graphics application for making 3D animations, models, games, and images. 3DS files may include mesh data, material attributes, bitmap references, smoothing group data, viewport configurations, object animation data, camera locations, and lighting information.

They consist of blocks of data that include an ID and length description. Although this file format is still popular, it was replaced by the MAX file format.

Additional information

Several applications open or reference 3DS files. Among them are Adobe Photoshop 2022, MeshLab, Autodesk 3ds Max 2023, MAXON Cinema 4D, GLC_Player, and more.



Nintendo 3DS ROM

.3DS file belongs to the category of Game Files used in operating systems such as Windows 11, 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP.

.3DS 3ds
Developer: N/A
File Type: Nintendo 3DS ROM
Category: Game Files
Format: N/A

.3DS file is associated with Nintendo 3DS ROM developed by N/A, has a N/A Format and belongs to Game Files category.


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