There are 12 other file types using
the MAT file extension!
.mat - MATlab workspace variables file
.mat - Microsoft Access table shortcut file
.mat - Vue material file
.mat - Pro/ENGINEER material properties file
.mat - Animation Master material file
.mat - ArcView geocoding matching parameters file
.mat - CRiSP Harvest file
.mat - Freelancer model textures file
.mat - Ox object-oriented matrix programming language matrix file
.mat - Poser 3D pose file
.mat - Bryce material file
.mat - Game material
MAT file extension - 3ds Max material library
What is mat file? How to open mat files?
File type specification:
File extension mat is also commonly used for various "material" files in 3D modeling tools.
For example the popular 3ds Max 3D modeling, animation & rendering software uses its own material libraries (.mat) to define the parameters for displaying textures and lightning on model surface.
Some libraries are provided with 3ds Max, but users can create their own custom libraries.
The default software associated to mat file type:
Company or developer:
3D Studio Max (3ds Max) is widely-used 3D animation software for professionals. It contains modeling capabilities, flexible plug-in architecture, scripting language etc. It is mostly used by computer game developers. It is also used to create movie visual effects. 3D Studio Max is only for Microsoft Windows.
List of software applications associated to the .mat 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 mat file, edit mat file, convert mat file, view mat file, play mat file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 mat files.
- Create mat file
- Import mat file
- Export mat file
Programs that can create mat file - 3ds Max material library
Click on the link to get more information about 3ds Max (3D Studio Max) for create mat file action.