File Extension 3DS

.3DS File

File extension: 3DS
File type: 3D Scene (Mesh File)
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Notes about the 3DS file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The 3DS file type is primarily associated with '3D Studio' by Autodesk, Inc.. To open, to to the AutoCAD Insert on the Tools menu. Find 3D Studio and AutoCAD will open the file to a clean sheet and convert it to AutoCAD format for editing.

Detailed information for file extension 3DS:


Primary association: 3D Studio
Company: Autodesk, Inc.
Mime type: application/x-3ds, image/x-3ds
Identifying characters Hex: 4D 4D , ASCII: MM
Program ID: 3dsFile
Related links: RapidForm Free Viewer

Other applications associated with file type 3DS:

  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .3DS

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: 3dsFile, FileType: 3D Studio Model

ProgramID: 3dsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\formZ\formZ RadioZity v4.1.0\formZ RadioZity.exe

ProgramID: quick3D.3ds
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\quick3D Geo\quick3D.exe %1

ProgramID: 3dsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\formZ\formZ RadioZity MP v4.1.0\formZ RadioZity.exe


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