.MA File Extension

File Type:
Maya Project File

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

What is a MA file?

Ma file extension has Maya Project file type, developed by Autodesk, which is associated with the "3d image files" category.

Associated with Maya, the file provides three-dimensional scene data, which defining the animation, geometry, rendering, and lighting properties. The file uses an ASCII text format, which users can access and edit via a text editor.

Since MA files may be quite large in size because of long lists of text commands, users may employ .MB files for saving their projects.

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

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File Type:
Maya Project File
3D Image Files

How to open MA file?

Double click the ma 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 .ma 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 ma 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 ma 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 MA 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 ma file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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