.3DM File Extension

Robert McNeel & Associates
File Type:
Rhino 3D Model

Having trouble opening .3dm extension? Don't panic! This page explains what 3dm files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open 3dm files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a 3DM file?

3dm file extension has Rhino 3D Model file type, developed by Robert McNeel & Associates, which is associated with the "3d image files" category.

A native file of Rhinoceros, 3DM file is an open-source 3D model format, which stores a 3D model containing points, curve and surface information.

3DM file format allows easily exchange or save 3D geometry within CAD, CAE and CAM as well as different computer graphics software, with the usage of NURBS and polygon mesh representations.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

3dm file icon
Robert McNeel & Associates
File Type:
Rhino 3D Model
3D Image Files

How to open 3DM file?

Double click the 3dm file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .3dm extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the 3dm extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the 3dm file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open 3DM files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the 3dm file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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