The File Extensions Database


.VISMAT File Extension

  • Developer by: Robert McNeel & Associates
  • Category: Graphics Files

What is an .VISMAT file?

.VISMAT is Rhino V-Ray material data

The vismat file extension is related to a special material file type for V-Ray for Rhino visualization software.

These files can be loaded to existing material library and applied on textures.


How to open:

You can import these *.vismat files to Rhino's material library.

How to convert:

Use Rhino to export *.vismat files to other formats.

How to solve problems with VISMAT files

  • Associate the VISMAT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any VISMAT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.VISMAT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the VISMAT file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .VISMAT is Rhino V-Ray material data. Because only the current version supports the latest VISMAT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Robert McNeel & Associates manufacturer website after an available .VISMAT is Rhino V-Ray material data update.
  • To make sure that your VISMAT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.