File Extension Library

.MD3 File Extension

  • Developer by: id Software
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .MD3 file?

.MD3 file extension is created by id Software. .MD3 has been classified as Game Files.

.MD3 is Quake 3 3D Model

Three-dimensional model format used by Quake III Arena, a first-person shooter game; used primarily for player and character models; includes frame, vertex, surface, and shading data; also contains animation data that defines the possible movements of the model.

MD3 models are also supported by Sauerbraten, which uses the Cube game engine.

List of all softwares that can open the Quake 3 3D Model
id Software Quake 3
chUmbaLum sOft MilkShape 3D
Cube 2: Sauerbraten
id Software Quake 3
Cube 2: Sauerbraten
id Software Quake 3
Cube 2: Sauerbraten

How to Open .MD3 file on different platforms

Open .MD3 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .MD3
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .MD3 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .MD3 files" Press "Ok"

Open .MD3 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MD3 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 .MD3 File on Linux

Right click on the .MD3 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .MD3 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MD3 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 .MD3 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 .MD3 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MD3 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .MD3 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .MD3 file format
  2. You need to check the .MD3 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)