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What are W3D files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a W3D file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your W3D files.

What is a W3D file?

A .W3D file is a Shockwave 3D Scene Export 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 W3D files

Important: Different programs may use files with the W3D file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your W3D file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested five different W3D openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 31, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of W3D files. Remember, different programs may use W3D files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Director Shockwave StudioDirector Shockwave StudioUser submitted
Director MXDirector MXUser submitted
3D Model Viewer3D Model ViewerUser submitted
W3DView ApplicationW3DView ApplicationUser submitted
Adobe DirectorAdobe DirectorDiscontinued

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