File Extension Library

.THING File Extension

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

What are .THING files and how to open them?

Can't open .THING 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 .THING file.

What is a .THING file extension?

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

.THING is MakerBot Thing File

3D model file used by MakerBot Desktop, an application that allows users to send 3D models to 3D printers; stores multiple .STL files arranged to be printed together; includes an XML manifest.

The THING file format is used as a container for STL files for 3D printing. It is compressed with Zip compression and allows you to continue to edit the the different components of a plate in MakerBot Desktop separately.

List of all softwares that can open the MakerBot Thing File
MakerBot Desktop
MakerBot Desktop

How to fix problems with .THING files

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