Files with mot extension might also be motion files created using Lightwave 3D software. 

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the MOT file extension!

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MOT file extension - LightWave motion file

What is mot file? How to open mot files?

File type specification:

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

File extension mot is also used for motions files from LightWave, a 3D modeling software and rendering software for Microsoft Windows and macOS (OS X).

This type of .mot files stores motion data rendered in the LightWave.

Updated: January 31, 2023

The default software associated to open mot 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 open and work with these files using LightWave, or any other supported graphics editor.

How to convert:

These motion data files can be perhaps converted or transformed to other similar 3D modeling formats.

Find conversions from mot file:

mot to 3ds

mot to blend

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

Software that open mot file - LightWave motion file

Programs supporting the exension mot on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open mot file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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

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