The File Extensions Database

.3DMF File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: 3D Image Files

What is an .3DMF file?

.3DMF is QuickDraw 3D Metafile

Three-dimensional image format based on Apple QuickDraw 3D (QD3D) technology; may be a 3D representation of an individual object or a complete three-dimensional scene; can be viewed from different angles with supporting 3D programs.

NOTE: QuickDraw 3D is no longer developed by Apple and Mac OS X uses OpenGL for 3D rendering.

Programs that open QuickDraw 3D Metafile
Pedagoguery Poly Pro
Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans
AlphaOmega 3DMF Viewer

How to solve problems with 3DMF files

  • Associate the 3DMF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 3DMF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.3DMF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 3DMF file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .3DMF is QuickDraw 3D Metafile. Because only the current version supports the latest 3DMF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple manufacturer website after an available .3DMF is QuickDraw 3D Metafile update.
  • To make sure that your 3DMF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.