File Extension Library

.C3D File Extension

  • Developer by: C3D Labs
  • Category: 3D Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .C3D files and how to open them?

Can't open .C3D file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .C3D file.

What is a .C3D file extension?

.C3D file extension is created by C3D Labs. .C3D has been classified as 3D Image Files. The format of .C3D file is Binary.

.C3D is C3D Model File

A C3D file is a 3D model saved in the C3D Labs binary format, which is a CAD format used in architectural and machine building industries. It contains geometric object data for a 3D model, such as curves, points, triangulation, assemblies, and bodies. C3D files are the primary files used to exchange 3D models using C3D Labs software.

C3D file open in C3D Labs C3D Viewer 2017

If you receive a C3D file, you can open it with C3D Viewer, which is available to download for free. The program enables you to zoom in and out, pan, rotate, and orbit the model. You can save different views of the model in the JPEG, PNG, BMP, and TIFF formats, which allows you to share your model in a more widely supported format. The program also can be used to view other formats, such as .STEP, .IGES, and .STL.

NOTE: C3D Labs was formed in 2012 out of ASCON (one of the first Russian CAD developers founded in 1989) after years of developing the C3D kernel. They are located in the Skolkovo Innovation center outside of Moscow.

List of all softwares that can open the C3D Model File
C3D Labs C3D Viewer
File Type 2 Coordinate 3D File
Category: Data Files Format: Binary

Data file saved in the Coordinate 3D (C3D) format, which is used for storing biomechanical information; stores three-dimensional motion capture data in a compact binary structure; used as a standard format for biomechanics data storage.

Coordinate 3D was designed for flexible and extensible data storage. It allows users to store and modify custom parameters in addition to the standard biomechanics parameters and raw data.

The website, which is the main resource for the C3D format documentation, is hosted by Motion Lab Systems.

List of all softwares that can open the Coordinate 3D File
Motion Lab Systems C3Deditor
AnyBody Modeling System
C-Motion Visual3D

How to fix problems with .C3D files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .C3D files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .C3D file format
  2. You need to check the .C3D file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)