How to open W3D files

Did your computer fail to open a W3D file? We explain what W3D files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a W3D file?

The W3D file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the W3D file type for different types of data.

We are aware of 1 different use of the W3D extension, which you can read more about below.

Shockwave 3D Scene Export

Through our analysis of W3D files, we know that one use of the format is Shockwave 3D Scene Export. 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.

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

Software that will open, convert or fix W3D files

These apps are known to open certain types of W3D files. Since many different programs may use W3D files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific W3D file.

DirectorDirectorUser submitted
Director Shockwave StudioDirector Shockwave StudioUser submitted
Director MXDirector MXUser submitted
3D Model Viewer3D Model ViewerUser submitted
W3DView ApplicationW3DView ApplicationUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with W3D-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with W3D-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!