The w3d file extension is related to the Autodesk Design (Drawing) Web Format 3D file format.

There are 3 other file types using
the W3D file extension!

w3d file icon.w3d - Black Belt Systems ray trace control file

w3d file icon.w3d - Wolfenstein 3D game data file

w3d file icon.w3d - Adobe Shockwave 3D scene export

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W3D file extension - Autodesk Design (Drawing) Web Format 3D file

What is w3d file? How to open w3d files?

File type specification:

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

The w3d file extension is associated with the Autodesk Design (Drawing) Web Format.

The w3d file is located in the dwf compressed container with other data to view image in the Design (Drawing) Web format.

After version 6 of the Design Web Format, DWF archives use ZIP compression only with small file header changes. Compression utilities that can extract files from the ZIP archives can extract files from DWF archive.

The *.w3d files are designed for internal use of Autodesk applications that support Autodesk Design (Drawing) Web Format, to view image properly you must have DWF file.

The default software associated to w3d file type:

AutoCAD icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo AutoCAD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk AutoCAD is a CAD development platform that provides tools to build custom AutoCAD-based software products for specific markets and extend design information to users outside the traditional CAD community. You can easily create industry-specific products that offer only the features, commands, menus, and design data that your customers require.

Autodesk Inventor icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo Autodesk Inventor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk Inventor is 3D solid modeling and design tool used to design and simulation 3D digital prototypes.

Autodesk Inventor shares 2D data from the AutoCAD and 3D design data from other Autodesk's applications. Autodesk Inventor is available for Microsoft Windows.

AutoCAD for Mac icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo AutoCAD for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Autodesk, Inc.

AutoCAD® for Mac® software—it’s AutoCAD, for the Mac, bringing robust 3D free-form design tools and powerful drafting capabilities to your platform of choice. It takes full advantage of the Mac OS® X platform, with an intuitive, graphical user interface that makes it easy to bring your ideas to life.

Help how to open W3D files:

Use AutoCAD or Autodesk Inventor to open .w3d drawing web format 3D files.

How to convert file with extension W3D:

Various 3D models or CAD files can be typically exported to some exchange format or converted between different formats. Once again, not all CAD/3D modeling programs may allow conversion of every format. But, there is always the option of using some of the dedicated 3D conversion utilities with a broad file format support.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert CAD and other 3D graphic files

Find converter to w3d file type:

3ds to w3d

dwf to w3d

dwfx to w3d

dwg to w3d

List of software applications associated to the .w3d 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 w3d file, edit w3d file, convert w3d file, view w3d file, play w3d 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 w3d files.

  • Open w3d file
  • Save w3d file
  • Edit w3d file
  • View w3d file
  • Create w3d file
  • Others w3d file

Software that open w3d file - Autodesk Design (Drawing) Web Format 3D file

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with w3d file by default:
AutoCAD small icon AutoCAD
Autodesk Inventor small icon Autodesk Inventor

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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