File Extension Library


.USDZ File Extension

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

What is an .USDZ file?

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

.USDZ is USDZ Augmented Reality File Format

The usdz file extension is associated with the USDZ Augmented Reality File Format, an open file format optimized for creating and sharing 3D Augmented Reality assets in a single file. The UDSZ was developed by Pixar and introduced by Apple on WWDC 2018.

USDZ is used by various apps from Apple iOS, such as Messages, Safari, and Mail.

By default, the udsz file is zero compressed non-encrypted ZIP archive.


How to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.usdz files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

How to Open .USDZ file on different platforms

Open .USDZ File on Windows

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

Open .USDZ File on Mac

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

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

Open .USDZ File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .USDZ files

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