.DAE File Extension

File Type:
Digital Asset Exchange File

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

What is a DAE file?

Dae file extension has Digital Asset Exchange file type, developed by Sony, which is associated with the "3d image files" category.

Based on the COLLAborative Design Activity XML schema, the three-dimensional interchange format allows users to exchange digital assets between different graphics programs. The COLLADA format is supported by both the Khronos Group and Sony.

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

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File Type:
Digital Asset Exchange File
3D Image Files

How to open DAE file?

Double click the dae 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 .dae 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 dae 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 dae 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 DAE 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 dae file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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