A3D File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an A3D file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .A3D files.

What is an A3D file?

An .A3D file is an Amapi 3D model file. Through our analysis of A3D files, we know that one use of the format is Amapi 3D 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 A3D 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 A3D for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different A3D openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension A3D

While we know of one file format using the .A3D 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 .A3D file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of A3D files. Remember, different programs may use A3D files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

ArchiCADArchiCADUser submitted
Aurora 3D Animation MakerAurora 3D Animation MakerUser submitted
RikCADRikCADUser submitted
KOMPASKOMPASUser submitted
Esko ArtiosCADEsko ArtiosCADUser submitted
WorkXPloreWorkXPloreUser submitted
AMAPI ApplicationAMAPI ApplicationUser submitted
WorkXPlore FreeWorkXPlore FreeUser submitted
3D Photo Browser3D Photo BrowserUser submitted
3DBrowser3DBrowserUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with A3D-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 A3D-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!