What is a .3DSX File And How To Open It (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .3dsx extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .3dsx file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .3DSX file?

The .3DSX file extension is Homebrew Launcher File. The file is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .3DSX file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .3DSX file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft File Explorer software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .3DSX file

2. The second step is locating 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft File Explorer software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .3DSX file on Mac

The .3dsx file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Apple Finder software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .3DSX 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 Apple Finder software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .3DSX file?

If you are still unable to open the .3DSX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .3DSX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .3dt – G&A; M.C., .3dv – 3D VRML World, .3dw – Esko, .3dw – Leadwerks, .3dx – Rhino 3D Model File. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .3DSX file with the Microsoft File Explorer program on Windows and Apple Finder program on Mac.