Files with md3 extension are used for the Quake III Arena multiplayer-focused computer game. They include model data files.

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MD3 file extension - Quake 3 model file

What is md3 file? How to open md3 files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

md3 file icon: md3 filetype icon

File extension md3 is most likely best known for its use in Quake III, a multiplayer-focused first-person shooter video game. It is an old game which was very popular in game centers to play against friend using lan connection.

A .md3 file contains many model data information.

mime: application/octet-stream

The default software associated to open md3 file:

Quake 3 icon

id Software LLC logoQuake 3  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
id Software LLC

Quake 3 Arena is very popular multiplayer first person shooter released in 1999. In the single-player mode players fight against computer controlled enemies called bots and is prepared to on-line gaming against real opponents.

Help how to open:

Except for its intended use in Quake 3, you can also view these models dedicated 3D viewers.

How to convert:

Some 3D modeling tools still support MD3 format and may allow you to export or convert it to other formats.

Find conversions from md3 file:

md3 to 3ds

List of software applications associated to the .md3 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 md3 file, edit md3 file, convert md3 file, view md3 file, play md3 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 md3 files.

Software that open md3 file - Quake 3 model file

Programs supporting the exension md3 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Afanche 3D Viewer for Mac for open md3 file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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