What is a .3DMF File And How To Open It – Apple

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .3dmf extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .3dmf file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .3DMF file?

The file extension .3DMF is QuickDraw 3D Metafile. It was developed by Apple. The file is a 3D images related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .3dmf file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .3DMF file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .3DMF file on various operating systems.

How to open a .3DMF file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .3dmf file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .3DMF file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .3DMF file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .3dmf file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Cheetah3D software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: AlphaOmega 3DMF Viewer and Cheetah3D.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .3DMF file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Cheetah3D software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .3DMF file?

If you are still unable to open the .3DMF file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .3DMF file.3dmk – Autodesk, .3don – Keen Edge Software, .3dp – Futuremark, .3dp – Autodesk, .3dr – 3D Rad. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .3DMF file with the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans program on Windows and Cheetah3D, AlphaOmega 3DMF Viewer programs on Mac.