The File Extensions Database


.FBX File Extension

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

What is an .FBX file?

.FBX is Autodesk FBX Interchange File

2D or 3D drawing saved in the Autodesk FBX format; maintains the full fidelity and functionality of the original file and can be manipulated by multiple programs; used for creating interoperability between 3D applications.

FBX files can be converted from .OBJ, .DXF, .3DS, and .DAE (COLLADA) formats using the free FBX conversion utility.

Programs that open Autodesk FBX Interchange File
Windows
Autodesk Maya 2018
Autodesk 3ds Max 2018
Autodesk AutoCAD 2018
Autodesk FBX Converter
Apple QuickTime Player with FBX viewer plugin
ROBLOX Studio
Microsoft Paint 3D
Mac
Autodesk Maya 2018
Autodesk AutoCAD 2018
Autodesk FBX Converter
Cheetah3D
Apple QuickTime Player with FBX viewer plugin
ROBLOX Studio
Linux
Autodesk Maya 2018

How to solve problems with FBX files

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