What are WRL files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a WRL 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 WRL file?
A .WRL file is a Virtual Reality Modeling Language 3D model file.
Files with the .wrl extension are most commonly associated with the Virtual Reality Modeling Language. These files contain virtual worlds that can be displayed in 3D. The WRL files contain coordinates and colors defining the objects and shapes in the virtual world, viewpoint coordinates, and 3D scene views. These files are saved in the ASCII text format. A variety of modeling applications save files with the .wrl file extension.
How to open WRL files
Important: Different programs may use files with the WRL file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your WRL file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different WRL openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 10, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of WRL files. Remember, different programs may use WRL files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Artec ViewShape||User submitted|
|Right Hemisphere DeepPublish plugin||User submitted|
|Octaga AS, OctagaPlayer||User submitted|
|3Shape 3D Viewer||User submitted|
|FluxPlayer Web3D Player||User submitted|
|SAP VEViewer||User submitted|
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