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

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Software that open lws file

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LWS file extension - LightWave scene

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.

The 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.

Updated: March 24, 2024

The default software associated to open lws 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:

Use LightWave 3D to open *.lws files.

How to convert:

Probably can be converted to other formats.

Find conversions from lws file:

lws to fbx

lws to lwo

Find converter to lws file type:

lwo to lws

nmf 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting lws files.

Software that open lws file - LightWave scene

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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