Files with lightwave file extension are generally related to LightWave 3D program and used for files that contain saved layered object. 3D data format.

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Software that open lightwave file

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LIGHTWAVE file extension - Lightwave 3D layered object

What is lightwave file? How to open lightwave files?

File type specification:

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

The .lightwave file extension is associated with LightWave and used for files containing objects stored as mesh.

The surface has a detailed list of attributes, such as color, shade, glossiness, reflection mode, refractive index, transparency, texture.

The default software associated to open lightwave file:

LightWave 3D icon

NewTek, Inc. logoLightWave 3D  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
NewTek, Inc.

LightWave 3D is a 3D computer graphics editor used to produce 3D rendering images. LightWave contains advanced features as realistic reflection and refraction, radiosity, and caustics.

Help how to open:

You can work with *.lightwave files in LightWave 3D program.

How to convert:

Probably can be converted to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .lightwave file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open lightwave file, edit lightwave file, convert lightwave file, view lightwave file, play lightwave 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 lightwave files.

Software that open lightwave file - Lightwave 3D layered object

Programs supporting the exension lightwave on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about LightWave 3D for open lightwave file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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