3DS File Extension

3D Studio Scene File Type

Extension .3ds
Developer Autodesk
Popularity 5.0 (53 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program GLC Player GLC_Player
Category Common File Types
Format Binary
Updated 5/1/2022

What is a 3DS File Extension?

3DS file extension is created by Autodesk, also known as 3D Studio Scene. 3DS has been classified as Common File Types. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open 3DS files in GLC Player GLC_Player program.



Free 3DS File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .3DS (3D Studio Scene) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to 3DS, merge, split and compare the 3DS files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

3DS Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the 3D Studio Scene .3DS File Extensions while opening the .3DS files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open 3DS Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for 3D Studio Scene on your system such as GLC Player GLC_Player.
  2. Associate default Glc Player GLC Player GLC_Player program for *.3ds (3D Studio Scene) files.

    Associate 3DS Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.3DS (e.g example.3ds) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Glc Player GLC Player GLC_Player program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .3ds files.

    Associate 3DS Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.3DS (e.g example.3ds) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Glc Player GLC Player GLC_Player program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .GLC Player GLC_Player extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related 3DS File Extensions

3DS default file extension is .3DS and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for 3DS File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the 3DS files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open 3DS File on Windows

Software License Developer
Autodesk 3ds Max image. Autodesk 3ds Max 2020 for Windows  Open autodesk website. Commercial Autodesk
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Blender image. Blender 2 for Windows  Open blender website. Open Source Blender
MAXON Cinema 4D image. MAXON Cinema 4D R18 for Windows  Open maxon website. Commercial MAXON
Microsoft File Explorer image. Microsoft File Explorer 000 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Included with OS Microsoft
AutoDesSys formZ image. AutoDesSys formZ 7 for Windows  Open autodessys website. Commercial AutoDesSys
Blackmagic Design Fusion image. Blackmagic Design Fusion 8 for Windows  Open blackmagic design website. Commercial Blackmagic Design
GLC Player GLC_Player image. GLC Player GLC_Player 2 for Windows  Open glc player website. Open Source GLC Player
Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper image. Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper 16 for Windows  Open blue marble geographics website. Commercial Blue Marble Geographics
Irrlicht image. Irrlicht 1 for Windows  Open irrlicht website. Open Source Irrlicht
Wolfram Research Mathematica image. Wolfram Research Mathematica 9 for Windows  Open wolfram research website. Commercial Wolfram Research
MeshLab image. MeshLab 1 for Windows  Open meshlab website. Open Source MeshLab
pmG messiahStudio image. pmG messiahStudio 6 for Windows  Open pmg website. Commercial pmG
chUmbaLum sOft MilkShape 3D image. chUmbaLum sOft MilkShape 3D 1 for Windows  Open chumbalum soft website. Shareware chUmbaLum sOft
Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans image. Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans 5 for Windows  Open okino computer graphics website. Commercial Okino Computer Graphics
Bondware Poser image. Bondware Poser 11 for Windows  Open bondware website. Commercial Bondware
Trimble SketchUp image. Trimble SketchUp 2020 for Windows  Open trimble website. Freeware Trimble
IMSI TurboCAD image. IMSI TurboCAD PRO PLATINUM 2018 for Windows  Open imsi website. Commercial IMSI
Unity Technologies Unity image. Unity Technologies Unity 5.4 for Windows  Open unity technologies website. Commercial Unity Technologies

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen 3DS File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Autodesk 3ds Max image. Autodesk 3ds Max 2020 for MacOs  Open autodesk website. Commercial Autodesk
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Apple Finder image. Apple Finder 000 for MacOs  Open apple finder website. Included with OS Apple Finder
Blender image. Blender 2 for MacOs  Open blender website. Open Source Blender
MAXON Cinema 4D image. MAXON Cinema 4D R18 for MacOs  Open maxon website. Commercial MAXON
AutoDesSys formZ image. AutoDesSys formZ 7 for MacOs  Open autodessys website. Commercial AutoDesSys
Blackmagic Design Fusion for Mac image. Blackmagic Design Fusion for Mac 8 for MacOs  Open blackmagic design website. Commercial Blackmagic Design
GLC Player GLC_Player image. GLC Player GLC_Player 2 for MacOs  Open glc player website. Open Source GLC Player
Irrlicht image. Irrlicht 1 for MacOs  Open irrlicht website. Open Source Irrlicht
Wolfram Research Mathematica image. Wolfram Research Mathematica 9 for MacOs  Open wolfram research website. Commercial Wolfram Research
MeshLab image. MeshLab 1 for MacOs  Open meshlab website. Open Source MeshLab
pmG messiahStudio image. pmG messiahStudio 6 for MacOs  Open pmg website. Commercial pmG
Bondware Poser image. Bondware Poser 11 for MacOs  Open bondware website. Commercial Bondware
Trimble SketchUp image. Trimble SketchUp 2020 for MacOs  Open trimble website. Freeware Trimble
IMSI TurboCAD for Mac image. IMSI TurboCAD for Mac DELUXE V10 for MacOs  Open imsi website. Commercial IMSI
Unity Technologies Unity image. Unity Technologies Unity 5.4 for MacOs  Open unity technologies website. Commercial Unity Technologies

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen 3DS file on Linux

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Blender image. Blender 2 for Linux  Open blender website. Open Source Blender
GLC Player GLC_Player image. GLC Player GLC_Player 2 for Linux  Open glc player website. Open Source GLC Player
Irrlicht image. Irrlicht 1 for Linux  Open irrlicht website. Open Source Irrlicht
Wolfram Research Mathematica image. Wolfram Research Mathematica 9 for Linux  Open wolfram research website. Commercial Wolfram Research
MeshLab image. MeshLab 1 for Linux  Open meshlab website. Open Source MeshLab
Unity Technologies Unity image. Unity Technologies Unity 5.4 for Linux  Open unity technologies website. Commercial Unity Technologies

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen 3DS file on Web

Software License Developer
Online 3D Viewer image. Online 3D Viewer 000 for Web  Open online 3d viewer website. Free Online 3D Viewer
Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans image. Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans 5 for Web  Open okino computer graphics website. Commercial Okino Computer Graphics

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen 3DS file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen 3DS file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

3DS file extension icon image.About 3DS - 3D Studio Scene

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Updated 5/1/2022


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