File Extension Library


.BRLCAD File Extension

  • Developer by: BRL-CAD Development Team and US Army
  • Category: 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files

What is an .BRLCAD file?

.BRLCAD file extension is created by BRL-CAD Development Team and US Army. .BRLCAD has been classified as 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files.

.BRLCAD is BRL-CAD 3D file

The BRLCAD file extension is associated with BRL-CAD. The .brlcad files are 3D drawings used by the application.


How to open:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open files with this particular extension. However, you can usually open or import 3D graphics files to various 3D modeling tools or engineering programs. Each program has it's own set of supported formats, so it's always worthwhile to check it's developer websites for available options.For general information try to look at:Basic info how to open CAD and other 3D graphic files

How to convert:

Various 3D models or CAD files can be typically exported to some exchange format or converted between different formats. Once again, not all CAD/3D modeling programs may allow conversion of every format. But, there is always the option of using some of the dedicated 3D conversion utilities with a broad file format support. For general information try to look at:Basic info how to convert CAD and other 3D graphic files

How to Open .BRLCAD file on different platforms

Open .BRLCAD File on Windows

  • Right-click a .BRLCAD
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .BRLCAD file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .BRLCAD files" Press "Ok"

Open .BRLCAD File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .BRLCAD file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .BRLCAD File on Linux

Right click on the .BRLCAD file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .BRLCAD File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .BRLCAD file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .BRLCAD File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .BRLCAD files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .BRLCAD files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .BRLCAD files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .BRLCAD file format
  2. You need to check the .BRLCAD file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)