There are 4 other file types using
the 3 file extension!

3 file icon.3 - IBM Embedded ViaVoice voice type languages scripts data file format

3 file icon.3 - Unix unformatted manual page file

3 file icon.3 - Solaris Device Configuration Assistant Boot Diskette file

3 file icon.3 - GNU Screen log file

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3 file extension - ZX Spectrum picture image

What is 3 file? How to open 3 files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The 3 file extension is associated with the ZX Spectrum, an 8-bit computer with Zilog Z80 processor, developed by Sinclair Research company.

The 3 file stores picture image from ZX Spectrum computer.

This 3 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to 3 file type:

RECOIL picture or screenshot

RECOIL  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Piotr Fusik and Adrian Matoga

RECOIL is picture image viewer of picture image formats from classic computers.

Help how to open 3 files:

Use RECOIL to view content of *.3 files.

How to convert file with extension 3:

As far as we know, this .3 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .3 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open 3 file, edit 3 file, convert 3 file, view 3 file, play 3 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the 3 files.

  • View 3 file
  • Print 3 file

3 file viewer - programs that view 3 file - ZX Spectrum picture image

Click on the link to get more information about RECOIL for view 3 file action.


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