Files with ma extension can be mainly found ASCII scene files produced by Autodesk Maya software.

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

ma file - Mathematica ASCII file

ma file - MusicAssembler audio file

ma file - Diablo II map file

Detailed description

Software that works with ma file extension

Add comment

Bookmark & share this page with others:

MA file extension - Autodesk Maya ASCII scene

What is ma file? How to open ma files?

File type specification:

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

The ma file extension is used for output files from a popular, proprietary integrated node-based 3D software suite called Maya for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

The ma file contains saved scene from Maya stored in ASCII simple text format (sequence of commands), which is viewable in Maya or any text editing tool.

The default software associated to ma file type:

Autodesk Maya icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo Autodesk Maya  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk Maya is application used to 3D modeling, animating and rendering. Maya is used by graphics in film and television, for video game developing and design visualization. Maya is developed for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Help how to open MA files:

The main program for .ma files is Atodesk Maya, but other programs may also support this format.

How to convert file with extension MA:

Possibly can be exported to other 3D formats.

Find conversions from ma file:

ma to c4d

ma to mb

ma to obj

ma to x3d

Find converter to ma file type:

mb to ma

obj to ma

List of software applications associated to the .ma 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 ma file, edit ma file, convert ma file, view ma file, play ma 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 ma files.

  • Open ma file
  • Save ma file
  • Edit ma file
  • Import ma file
  • Export ma file
  • Print ma file
  • Others ma file

Software that open ma file - Autodesk Maya ASCII scene

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ma file by default:
Autodesk Maya small icon Autodesk Maya
Other suggested software:
Atom small icon Atom

Previous file extension
M3G file extension > 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file types

Next file extension
file extension MAKERBOT


Follow us!

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

RSS feed