The lws file extension is associated with the LightWave a 3D modeling tool. The lws file contains scene data.

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LWS file - LightWave scene file

What is lws file? How to open lws files?

File type specification:

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

The lws file extension is mainly related to LightWave, a 3D modeling, animation and rendering program from NewTek.

An lws file contains 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 lws file type:

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:

Use LightWave 3D to open *.lws 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

Find converter to lws file type:

lwo to lws

List of software applications associated to the .lws 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 lws file, edit lws file, convert lws file, view lws file, play lws 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting lws files.

  • Open lws file
  • Edit lws file
  • Create lws file
  • Import lws file
  • Export lws file

Software that open lws file - LightWave scene file

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

Microsoft Windows:

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