.OBJ File Extension

Wavefront Technologies
File Type:
Wavefront 3D Object File

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

What is a OBJ file?

Obj file extension has Wavefront 3D Object file type, developed by Wavefront Technologies, which is associated with the "3d image files" category.

OBJ file provides 3D object data, such as texture maps, polygonal faces, coordinates, etc. It is easy to edit via a 3D image editing program. The file may also reference .MTL files that store surface shading material.

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

obj file icon
Wavefront Technologies
File Type:
Wavefront 3D Object File
3D Image Files

How to open OBJ file?

Double click the obj 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 .obj 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 obj 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 obj 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 OBJ 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 obj file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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