MLI File Type

- The quick facts

What are MLI files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MLI 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 MLI file?

A .MLI file is an AutoDesk 3D-Studio Material-Library 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 MLI files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different MLI openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 9, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension MLI

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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