File Extension Library

.S3G File Extension

  • Developer by: MakerBot Industries
  • Category: 3D Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .S3G files and how to open them?

Can't open .S3G file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .S3G file.

What is a .S3G file extension?

.S3G file extension is created by MakerBot Industries. .S3G has been classified as 3D Image Files. The format of .S3G file is Binary.

.S3G is MakerBot 3D Print File

3D printer file format used by MakerBot desktop 3D printers; contains 3D model printing instructions.

The S3G format is designed to deliver instructions to a 3D printer on how to print a 3D object based on a .STL or .OBJ 3D model file. The S3G file is primarily created by MakerBot Desktop and used by the MakerBot Replicator printer and can be sent to the printer via an SD card or connected USB cable.

NOTE: The S3G format was replaced by the .X3G format with the release of MakerBot Replicator 2.

List of all softwares that can open the MakerBot 3D Print File
MakerBot Desktop
MakerBot Replicator

How to fix problems with .S3G files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .S3G files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .S3G file format
  2. You need to check the .S3G file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)