LWS File - opening and understanding

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

What is a LWS file?

A .LWS file is a LightWave 3D Scene file. Through our analysis of LWS files, we know that one use of the format is LightWave 3D Scene. 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 LWS 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 LWS for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension LWS

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

LightWave LayoutLightWave LayoutUser submitted
SAP VEViewerSAP VEViewerUser submitted
Right Hemisphere Deep ViewRight Hemisphere Deep ViewUser submitted
SAP SAP 3D Visual Enterprise ViewerSAP SAP 3D Visual Enterprise ViewerUser submitted
3D Photo Browser3D Photo BrowserUser submitted
3DBrowser3DBrowserUser submitted
LightWaveLightWaveUser submitted
Deep ViewDeep ViewUser submitted
Right Hemisphere DeepPublish pluginRight Hemisphere DeepPublish pluginUser submitted
T24Log24T24Log24User submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with LWS-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 LWS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!