What is a .C3D File And How To Open It – C3D Labs (Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .c3d extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .c3d file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .C3D file?

The .C3D file extension comes from C3D Model File. This file extension belongs to the developer C3D Labs. The file has the binary format, and it is a 3D images related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .c3d file on 1 platform.

How to open a .C3D file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .C3D file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .C3D file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .c3d file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the C3D Labs C3D Viewer software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use C3D Labs C3D Viewer software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .C3D 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 C3D Labs C3D Viewer software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .C3D file?

If you are still unable to open the .C3D file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .C3D file.c3d – ADTech. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .C3D file with the C3D Labs C3D Viewer program on Windows.