Files with mtl extensions can be mainly found as files related to Wavefront Technology graphics.
There are 3 other file types using
the MTL file extension!
.mtl - Mastercam mill tool library file
.mtl - Men of War: Assault Squad 2 material
.mtl - Transport Fever material data
Software that works with mtl file extension
MTL file extension - Wavefront material data
What is mtl file? How to open mtl files?
File type specification:
The mtl file extension is related to Wavefront. Wavefront Technologies was a computer graphics company that developed and sold animation software used in Hollywood motion pictures and other industries. It was founded in 1984, in Santa Barbara, California, by Bill Kovacs, Larry Barels, Mark Sylvester.
They started the company to produce computer graphics for movies and television commercials, and to market their own software, as there were no off-the-shelf computer animation tools available at the time. In 1995, Wavefront Technologies was purchased by Silicon Graphics and merged with Alias Research to form Alias / Wavefront. It is now is owned by Autodesk.
Material library files contain one or more material definitions, each of which includes the color, texture, and reflection map of individual materials. These are applied to the surfaces and vertices of objects. Material files are stored in ASCII format and have the .mtl extension.
An mtl file differs from other Alias / Wavefront property files, such as light and atmosphere files, in that it can contain more than one material definition (other files contain the definition of only one item).
The default software associated to mtl file type:
Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated
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List of recommended software applications associated to the .mtl 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 mtl file, edit mtl file, convert mtl file, view mtl file, play mtl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Open mtl file
Software that open mtl file - Wavefront material data
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