3MF File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a 3MF file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .3MF files.

What is a 3MF file?

A .3MF file is a 3D Manufacturing Format model file. Through our analysis of 3MF files, we know that one use of the format is 3D Manufacturing Format model. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open 3MF files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension 3MF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different 3MF openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension 3MF

While we know of one file format using the .3MF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .3MF file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of 3MF files. Remember, different programs may use 3MF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with 3MF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with 3MF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!