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AMB file - Radiance ambient file

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 usedby Radiance. RADIANCE is 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.

The default software associated to amb file type:

TrueDelivery  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

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:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open files with this particular extension. However, you can usually open or import 3D graphics files to various 3D modeling tools or engineering programs. Each program has it's own set of supported formats, so it's always worthwhile to check it's developer websites for available options.

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

How to convert:

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

Related links:

Radiance file formats in PDF

List of recommended 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's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with amb file - Radiance ambient file

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use amb file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open amb file actions.

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