Files with LIGHTWAVE extension are generally related to LightWave 3D program and used for files that contain saved layered object. 3D data format.

Detailed description

Software that works with lightwave file extension

Add comment

Bookmark & share this page with others:

LIGHTWAVE file extension - Lightwave 3D layered object

What is lightwave file? How to open lightwave files?

File type specification:

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

The LIGHTWAVE file extension is associated with LightWave and used for files containing objects stored as mesh. The surface has a detailed list of attributes, such as color, shade, glossiness, reflection mode, refractive index, transparency, texture.

The default software associated to lightwave file type:

LightWave 3D icon

NewTek, Inc. logo LightWave 3D  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  NewTek, Inc.

LightWave 3D is a 3D computer graphics editor used to produce 3D rendering images. LightWave contains advanced features as realistic reflection and refraction, radiosity, and caustics.

Help how to open LIGHTWAVE files:

You can work with *.lightwave files in LightWave 3D program.

How to convert file with extension LIGHTWAVE:

As far as we know, this .lightwave 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 .lightwave 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 lightwave file, edit lightwave file, convert lightwave file, view lightwave file, play lightwave 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 lightwave files.

  • Open lightwave file
  • Save lightwave file
  • Edit lightwave file
  • Create lightwave file
  • Others lightwave file

Software that open lightwave file - Lightwave 3D layered object

Click on the link to get more information about LightWave 3D for open lightwave file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Previous file extension
LIBRARY file extension > 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file types

Next file extension
file extension LIN


Follow us!

Enter any file extension without dot (e.g. pdf)
Search for file extension details and associated application(s)

RSS feed