3DS File Extension

File Type

3D Studio Scene




3D Image Files





Details about the 3DS file

Files with the 3DS extension are characteristic of 2 operating systems and they are: Mac OS, Windows. 3DS files are most often associated with the Blender program. This is a program taken by Stichting Blender Foundation. Additionally, 3DS files can be handled by applications like TurboCAD, 3ds Max, SketchUp, MeshLab.

The structure of such files is typical of 3D Image Files. 622 file types are given the 3DS extension, but most often they are not compatible and you must use a different application to handle each of them. 3D Studio Scene is a file whose format was originally developed for the Blender application by Autodesk. This particular 3D Studio Scene file was most likely generated by the Blender program. 3DS detailed description

Tools that you can use to work with 3DS files

3DS File Extension

What is a(n) 3DS file??

3DS is the file extension for 3D Studio Scene files. These files are saved with default settings in Windows, which gives them a .3DS extension automatically.

These 3D Studio Scene files contain data about a scene including models, lights, cameras and textures.

Open .3DS file: Double-click the file to open it in 3D Studio Max or other compatible software.

3DS File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

We provide some of the most important tools for working with the 3DS file. They will help you use your 3DS file in the way you want. You can easily convert the file, preview its contents, or open and edit any 3DS file.

3DS File Opener

One of the most used tools is 3DS opener. Here you will find a way to open your unknown 3DS file. If you already open the 3DS file, you will have more options to work with the file.

3DS File Viewer

3DS Viewer is a type of tool that will allow you to preview the content of a 3DS file online, without installing any specialized software. Go to the subpage, select your 3DS file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

3DS File Converter

You can always try to convert the 3DS file if you have problems with any operations. Converting the 3DS file will give you more options for editing the data in the file.

3DS File Editor

If you want to edit the content of 3DS file, please use 3DS editor. Sometimes you need to be able to fully edit the contents of the 3DS file, in which case you may need to install dedicated software. Check out our 3DS file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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