The RIG file extension is related to the LightWave 3D modeling tool and used for its RIG function files.

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RIG file - LightWave 3D RIG function file

What is rig file? How to open rig files?

File type specification:

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

The RIG file extension is associated with the LightWave 3D a 3D modeling, animation and rendering software for Microsoft Windows. The .rig file stores RIG function used for transferring bones and IK setups.

The default software associated to rig 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:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .rig file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .rig 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 rig file, edit rig file, convert rig file, view rig file, play rig file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with rig file - LightWave 3D RIG function file

Click on the software link for more information about LightWave 3D. LightWave 3D uses rig file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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