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Recognized File Formats

Here is the list of the 2D, 3D and audio files formats recognized by 3DBrowser.
3DBrowser can also converts file from one format to another one. Conversions can be done from 2D and 3D viewers or using the batch command.
3DBrowser also recognized all files for which Windows has the capability to create a thumbnail (as you can see it in the Windows file explorer thumbnails mode).

2D files

3DBrowser Light Edition / Image Edition / for 3D Users can read/write followings 2D files formats.

Extension Description Notes
AI Adobe Illustrator CS2 Read/Write
through Ghostscript
ANI Windows animated cursor file  
ARW Sony raw image format Read only
AVI Audio/Video Interleave image file  
AVS AVS X image file  
BMP Microsoft Windows bitmap image file  
BAY Casio raw image format Read only
CGM Computer Graphics Metafile  
CMYK Raw cyan, magenta, yellow, and black samples  
CUR Windows cursor file  
CRW, CR2 Canon raw image format Read only
CLIP MIFF clip mask Read only
CMYK, CMYKA CMYK and CMYKA raw image format Read only
DCM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine image file format Read only
DCX ZSoft IBM PC multi-page Paintbrush file  
DCR, KDC Kodak raw image format Read only
DEI Defocus Dei ZBuffer file Read only
DIB Microsoft Windows bitmap image file  
DNG Adobe Digital Negative raw image format Read only
DPX Digital Moving Picture Exchange  
EPI, EPS, EPSF Encapsulated PostScript Interchange format Read / Write
through Ghostscript
PS2, PS3, EPS2, EPS3 Level II/III Encapsulated PostScript file Write only
through Ghostscript
EPT, EPT2, EPT3 Encapsulated PostScript Level I/II/III Interchange format with TIFF preview Read / Write
through Ghostscript
ERF Epson raw image format Read only
EXR High Dynamic-range (HDR)  
FAX Group 3  
FITS Flexible Image Transport System  
FPX FlashPix Format Read only
GIF CompuServe graphics interchange format Animated Gif is also supported (read/write)
GIF87 CompuServe graphics interchange format  
GRAY Raw gray samples Write only
HDF Hierarchical Data Format  
HDRI High Dynamic Range Image Read only
HTML Hyper-Text Markup Language Read only (as thumbnail and as 800x600 bitmap)
ICO Microsoft icon Read only
IFF Interlaced File Format  
JBIG Joint Bi-level Image experts Group file interchange format  
JP2 JPEG-2000 JP2 File Format Syntax  
JPC JPEG-2000 Code Stream Syntax  
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group JFIF format  
MNG Multiple-image Network Graphics  
MPEG  Motion Picture Experts Group file interchange format Read a single image
M2V  Motion Picture Experts Group file interchange format (version 2) Read only
MRW Minolta raw image format Read only
MTV MTV Raytracing image format  
NEF Nikon raw image format Read only
ORF Olympus raw image format Read only
OTB On-the-air Bitmap  
PBM Portable bitmap format (black and white)  
PCD Photo CD  
PCDS Photo CD  
PCX ZSoft IBM PC Paintbrush file  
PDF, EPDF, PDFA Portable Document Format Read / Write
through Ghostscript
PEF Pentax raw image format Read only
PGM Portable graymap format (gray scale)  
PIC Pic Softimage file Read only
PICT Apple Macintosh QuickDraw/PICT file  
PIX Alias/Wavefront RLE image format Read only
PNG Portable Network Graphics  
PNM Portable anymap  
PPM Portable pixmap format (color)  
PS Encapsulated PostScript file Read / Write
PSD  Adobe Photoshop bitmap file Read only
PS2 Adobe Level II PostScript file  
PTIF Pyramid encoded TIFF  
PWP  Seattle File Works multi-image file  
P7 Xv's visual schnauzer format  
RAF Fuji raw image format Read only
RAW Panasonic, Casio, Leica raw image format Read only
RGB Raw red, green, and blue samples Write only
RGBA Raw red, green, blue, and matte samples Write only
RLA/RLF Alias/Wavefront image file Read only
RLE Utah Run length encoded image file Read only
SCT  Scitex Continuous Tone Picture image file  
SGI Irix RGB image file  
SUN SUN Rasterfile  
SRF Sony raw image format Read only
SVG Scalable vector graphics format Lecture seule
SWF Shockwave Flash Read only (thumbnail and play)
TGA Truevision Targa image file  
TIFF Tagged Image File Format  
TIM PSX TIM file Read only
TTF TrueType font file  
UYVY Interleaved YUV Write only
VICAR VICAR raster file Read only
VIFF Khoros Visualization image file  
X3F Sigma raw image format Read only
WBMP Wireless bitmap image file support for uncompressed monochrome only
WMF Windows meta file Read only
through Ghostscript
WPG Word Perfect Graphic  
XPM X Windows system pixmap file (color)  
YUV CCIR 601 4:1:1 file Write only
ZPIC ZPIC Softimage file Read only

3D files

3DBrowser Light Edition / for 3D Users can read/write followings 3D files formats.

Extension Description Notes
3DS 3D Studio file Read/write
UV support (read/write)
A3D Amapi file Read only
COB, SCN Truespace object Read/write
UV support (read/write)
C4D Cinéma 4D Read/write/update
DAE Collada Read / Write / Update
DXF DXF Read/write
IV Open inventor files Read
FBX Autodesk FBX Read / Write / Update
KMZ Google earth zipped file Read
LW, LWB, LWM, LWO Lightwave object Read/write
5.x / 6.x / 7.x / 8.x file format
UV support (read/write)
Vertexs colors support (read/write)
LWS Lightwave scene Read
LXO Luxology Modo Read/Write/Update
MA, MB Maya scene
8.5/2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013/2014...
x32 bits and x64 bits
If Maya is not setup: write only.
If Maya setup on the computer: Read / Write / Update Maya by dynamic exchange (V7.x, V8.5).
UV support (read/write).
MAX 3DS Max file
9.0/2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013/2014...
x32 bits and x64 bits
Read / Write / Update
Using the plugin 3DBrowser for 3DS Max (available for 3DS Max 3.x / 4.x / 5.x)
UV support (read/write)
Vertexs colors support (read/write)
OBJ Wavefront file Read/write
UV support (read/write)
PLY Polygon File Format Write binary files.
SKP

Sketchup format

Read/write
UV support
STL Stereolithography Read ASCII and binary files, Write binary files. VisCam, SolidView, Materialise Magics variants supported.
WRL VRML file Read/write
VRML 1.0
WRL, WRL97, VRML VRML 2.0 file Read/write
VRML 2.0 support
X DirectX Read/write
DirectX 9.0 support
UV and vertex colors support (read/write)
XSI Softimage Read/write
when Autodesk Crosswalk is setup on the computer

Audio files

3DBrowser Light Edition / Image Edition / for 3D Users can read/write followings audio files formats:

Extension Description Notes
MP3, WAV, SND, AU, AIF, AIFC, AIFF, WMA Audio files Read only
Information tag support for MP3 files
MID, RMI, MIDI Midi files Read only