The 3dm file extension is associated with the QuickDraw 3D a graphics library for Mac OS used to visualize 3D graphics. The 3dm file stores 3D graphics.

There are 2 other file types using
the 3DM file extension!

3dm file icon.3dm - 3D NURBS CAD file

3dm file icon.3dm - 3DML model

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Software that works with 3dm file extension

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3DM file extension - QuickDraw 3D metafile

What is 3dm file? How to open 3dm files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

The 3dm file extension is related to Quickdraw 3D, a no longer used 3D graphics application programming interface developed by Apple for Mac OS. Mac OS X uses OpenGL instead.

A 3dm file contains hierarchical description of a scene, named objects, textures, surfaces, lights, camera, position, rotation, fog, nurbs, matrix - & quaternion transforms.

Used by various Mac OS software like Strata, Infini-D, RayDream Designer, etc.

MIME: x-world/x-3dmf

The default software associated to 3dm file type:

Apple, Inc. logo Apple QuickDraw  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

Apple QuickDraw is 2D graphic library used by operating systems for Macintosh computers.

DesignWorkshop picture or screenshot

DesignWorkshop  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Artifice, Inc.

DesignWorkshop is fast, friendly 3D software for creating 3D models, walkthroughs, and renderings, from initial sketches to complete house and landscape rendering and walkthrough. 

Help how to open 3DM files:

Use DesignWorkshop to open *.3dm files.

How to convert file with extension 3DM:

Use AccuTrans, or PolyTrans to transform *.3dm files to other file formats..

List of software applications associated to the .3dm 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 3dm file, edit 3dm file, convert 3dm file, view 3dm file, play 3dm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 3dm files.

  • Open 3dm file
  • Save 3dm file
  • Edit 3dm file
  • Create 3dm file
  • Import 3dm file
  • Export 3dm file

Software that open 3dm file - QuickDraw 3D metafile

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open 3dm file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with 3dm file by default:
Apple QuickDraw
DesignWorkshop

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