File Extension Library


.MGF File Extension

  • Developer by: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Category: 3D Image Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .MGF file?

.MGF file extension is created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. .MGF has been classified as 3D Image Files. The format of .MGF file is Text.

.MGF is Materials and Geometry Format

ASCII-based 3D rendering graphics format for modeling surface geometry and materials; contains definitions for physical objects, called entities, and their properties; used for describing the appearance of physical objects, as well as visible-light simulation and rendering.

How to Open .MGF file on different platforms

Open .MGF File on Windows

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

Open .MGF File on Mac

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

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

Open .MGF File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .MGF files

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