MA File

What are MA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MA 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 MA file?

MA files have multiple uses, and Maya ASCII Scene is one of them. Read more about the others further down the page.

Maya ASCII Scene

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 MA files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different MA openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: April 4, 2022

More file formats using the MA extension

Through our research of MA files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Music Assembler Module
  • Trilo Tracker Macro

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Autodesk MayaAutodesk MayaUser submitted
MathematicaMathematicaUser submitted
MysticThumbsMysticThumbsUser submitted
Sakura Editor (Japanese)Sakura Editor (Japanese)User submitted
3D Photo Browser3D Photo BrowserUser submitted
3DBrowser3DBrowserUser submitted
CadworkCadworkUser submitted
EasySignEasySignUser submitted

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