The File Extensions Database


.A3D File Extension

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

What is an .A3D file?

.A3D is Alternativa Player 3D Export File

File created by AlternativaPlayer, an online 3D models viewer; contains a 3D model exported from the online program; located within the "model" folder of the folder in the .ZIP file created by the program.

To create the A3D file:

  • Select Export to A3D in the top left corner of the window.
  • In the "Export to A3D" dialog box, select Export.
  • In the next "Export to A3D" dialog box, select Save the file.
  • In the next dialog box, choose the file name, save location, and then click Save.
  • File is held in the folder in the ZIP file.
  • To load and view the A3D fuel:

  • Select Load model in the top left corner of the window.
  • In the next dialog box, navigate to the location of your A3D file, select Open.
  • If a "Missing textures" dialog box opens, you have two options: select Continue to continue without the texture or select Pick textures to load the .ATF file.
  • Common A3D Filenames

    defaultModel.a3d - Name given to your A3D file held within the folder contained within the ZIP file you created when you exported the A3D file.

    Programs that open Alternativa Player 3D Export File
    Web
    AlternativaPlayer

    How to solve problems with A3D files

    • Associate the A3D file extension with the correct application. On :
      Windows: Right click on any A3D file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.A3D files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the A3D 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 .A3D is Alternativa Player 3D Export File. Because only the current version supports the latest A3D file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Alternativa manufacturer website after an available .A3D is Alternativa Player 3D Export File update.
    • To make sure that your A3D file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.