The File Extensions Database


.LP File Extension

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

What is an .LP file?

.LP is Lightscape 3D object

The lp file extension is associated with Lightscape, a radiosity engine for Microsoft Windows operating system acquired by Autodesk in 1997.

The lp file stores 3D object.

The Lightscape is now a part of 3D studio Max (3ds max).


How to open:

Use 3ds max to work with *.lp 3D object files.

How to convert:

3ds max may be able to export *.lp files to other formats.

How to solve problems with LP files

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