Files with zgl file extension can be generally found as compressed versions of 3D models saved in the XGL 3D CAD model format.

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Software that open zgl file

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ZGL file extension - Compressed XGL 3D CAD model

What is zgl file? How to open zgl files?

File type specification:

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

The zgl file extension is associated with the XGL 3D CAD model file format supported by various 3D graphics applications.

The zgl file stores compressed 3D models in XML OpenGL API text format.

The ZGL format is a compressed version of the XGL file format.

The XGL file format is an old 1990s and early 2000s 3D file format developed by RealityWave Corp. for their 3D server & viewing products. The company and file format was folded in AVEVA Corp.

A few CAD programs were designed during this time period to export XGL and ZGL files for viewing within the RealityWave software, such as Solid Edge. ZGL is the most efficient file format to convert from AVEVA PDMS software (using their 'rvm2zgl.exe' program).

The default software associated to open zgl file:

AVEVA PDMS picture or screenshot

AVEVA PDMS  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
AVEVA Group plc

AVEVA PDMS is designing suite that delivers maximum productivity and capability on all types of plant project, from the smallest upgrade to newbuild projects of unlimited size and complexity.

Help how to open:

Some programs can open and view *.zgl files.

How to convert:

Several 3D model conversion tools can handle this format and convert it to other formats.

Find conversions from zgl file:

zgl to xgl

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

Software that open zgl file - Compressed XGL 3D CAD model

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

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