The lwo file extension is related to the object files used by LightWave a 3D rendering software.

There is one other file type using
the LWO file extension!

lwo file icon.lwo - Tstream Editor Studio translation package

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LWO file extension - LightWave object file

What is lwo file? How to open lwo files?

File type specification:

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

The lwo file extension is associated with LightWave and used for objects stored as mesh.

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

The lwo format is also used by id Tech 4 video gaming engine and higher, developed by id Software for static meshes.

MIME: image/x-lwo

The default software associated to lwo file type:

LightWave 3D icon

NewTek, Inc. logo LightWave 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 LWO files:

Use LightWave to open *.lwo object files.

How to convert file with extension LWO:

It is likely that LWO graphics can be converted and exported to other 3D/CAD formats with a proper software.

Find conversions from lwo file:

lwo to iges

lwo to igs

lwo to step

lwo to stl

lwo to stp

lwo to vrml

lwo to x

Find converter to lwo file type:

skp to lwo

step to lwo

stl to lwo

stp to lwo

vrml to lwo

wrl to lwo

x3d to lwo

File identification strings:

HEX code: 46 4F 52 4D 00
ASCII code: FORM

List of software applications associated to the .lwo 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 lwo file, edit lwo file, convert lwo file, view lwo file, play lwo file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 lwo files.

  • Open lwo file
  • Save lwo file
  • Edit lwo file
  • Import lwo file
  • Export lwo file
  • Others lwo file

Software that open lwo file - LightWave object file

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with lwo file by default:
LightWave 3D small icon LightWave 3D
Other suggested software:
Blender small icon Blender

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