3MF File Type

- The quick facts

What are 3MF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a 3MF file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a 3MF file?

A .3MF file is a 3D Manufacturing Format model file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open 3MF files

Important: Different programs may use files with the 3MF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your 3MF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Last updated: March 15, 2022

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.