The File Extensions Database


.A3P File Extension

  • Developer by: Carnegie Mellon University
  • Category: 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files

What is an .A3P file?

.A3P is Alice 3 project

The a3p file extension is mainly associated with the Alice, a 3D animation software and programming environment for Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X (macOS) and Linux operating systems.

The typical a3p file contains project saved in Alice.


How to open:

Use Alice 3 to open and continue to work with .a3p project files.

How to convert:

Some sort of export of the projects is likely.

How to solve problems with A3P files

  • Associate the A3P file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any A3P file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.A3P files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the A3P 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 .A3P is Alice 3 project. Because only the current version supports the latest A3P file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Carnegie Mellon University manufacturer website after an available .A3P is Alice 3 project update.
  • To make sure that your A3P file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.