File Extension Library


.MLI File Extension

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

What is an .MLI file?

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

.MLI is Autodesk 3D Studio MAX material file

The mli file extension is associated with Autodesk 3D Studio MAX. 3D Studio MAX is the most used 3D animation software. The mli extension file contains materials stored for the 3D Studio MAX program. 


How to open:

Use 3D Studio MAX to open files with mli extension.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .mli file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .MLI file on different platforms

Open .MLI File on Windows

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

Open .MLI File on Mac

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

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

Open .MLI File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .MLI files

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