File Extension Library


.H3D File Extension

  • Developer by: Altair Engineering, Inc.
  • Category: 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files

What is an .H3D file?

.H3D file extension is created by Altair Engineering, Inc.. .H3D has been classified as 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files.

.H3D is Altair HyperView 3D model

File extension h3d is mainly associated with the Altair HyperView and used for the default 3D model format.

An .h3d file is a compressed binary file, containing both model and result data.


How to open:

Use Altair HyperView to open and work .h3d files.

How to convert:

Some sort of export to other 3D model format is possible using Altair HyperView.

How to Open .H3D file on different platforms

Open .H3D File on Windows

  • Right-click a .H3D
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .H3D file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .H3D files" Press "Ok"

Open .H3D File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .H3D 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 .H3D File on Linux

Right click on the .H3D file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .H3D File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .H3D 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 .H3D 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 .H3D files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .H3D files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .H3D files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .H3D file format
  2. You need to check the .H3D file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)