File Extension Library

.PHY File Extension

  • Developer by: Autodesk
  • Category: 3D Image Files

What is an .PHY file?

.PHY file extension is created by Autodesk. .PHY has been classified as 3D Image Files.

.PHY is 3ds Max Physique File

3D model file created by 3ds Max, a software package used for modeling and animation; defines how a 3D skin looks when matching a biped skeleton's movements; allows the biped's physique to capture motion properties such as bone rigidness, muscle bulging, and tendon stretching.

The physique data stored in PHY files can be reused across multiple biped models.

List of all softwares that can open the 3ds Max Physique File
Autodesk 3ds Max 2018
File Type 2:

PhyMod Physical Modeling Data

Category: Audio Files

Data file saved by PhyMod, an older physical modeling software program; can create and modify electronic sounds.

How to Open .PHY file on different platforms

Open .PHY File on Windows

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

Open .PHY File on Mac

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

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

Open .PHY File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .PHY files

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