An amb file extension is related to the Radiance ambient data.

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

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AMB file extension - Radiance ambient data

What is amb file? How to open amb files?

File type specification:

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

The amb file extension is used by Radiance. RADIANCE, a lighting simulation program that synthesizes images from 3-dimensional geometric models of physical spaces.

The input model describes each surface's shape, size, location and composition. A model may contain many thousands of surfaces, and is often produced by a separate CAD program. In addition to arbitrary (planar) polygons, RADIANCE directly models spheres and cones. Generator programs are provided for the creation of more complex shapes from these basic surface primitives. Examples include boxes, prisms and surfaces of revolution. A transformation utility permits the simple duplication of objects and hierarchical construction of a scene.

A binary file used to store diffuse interreflection values, which are shared between cooperating rendering processes running sequentially or in parallel. Since these values are viewindependent, sharing this information across multiple runs is highly economical.

This amb file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: August 29, 2018

The default software associated to open amb file:

TrueDelivery  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Radiance

The Radiance TrueDelivery system represents a state-of-the-art Asset Delivery System designed to optimize and automate the global exchange of digital content.

RADIANCE  Linux/Unix software

RADIANCE is a ray-tracing software system for UNIX computers. Radiance was developed with primary support from the U.S. Department Of Energy and additional support from the Swiss Federal Government. Copyright is held by the Regents of the University of California.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.amb files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

Related links:

Radiance file formats in PDF

List of software applications associated to the .amb file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open amb file, edit amb file, convert amb file, view amb file, play amb file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Software that open amb file - Radiance ambient data

Programs supporting the exension amb on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open amb file action.

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