.3MF File Extension

3MF Consortium
File Type:
3D Manufacturing File

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

What is a 3MF file?

3mf file extension has 3D Manufacturing file type, developed by 3MF Consortium, which is associated with the "3d image files" category.

A 3D manufacturing file is commonly used for building and printing 3D models. It stores a 3D model along with all the mesh, textures, materials, colors, and scale as well as a print ticket, which provides print options.

The 3MF file format may also store various resources for reproducing exact appearances, objects’ descriptions, etc.

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

3mf file icon
3MF Consortium
File Type:
3D Manufacturing File
3D Image Files

How to open 3MF file?

Double click the 3mf 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 .3mf 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 3mf 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 3mf 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 3MF 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 3mf file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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