Recognized File Formats

3DBrowser / 3DBrowser Pro / Polygon Cruncher can read and/or write followings file formats:

3D files

Extension Description Notes
3DS 3D Studio file Read / write
A3D Amapi file Read
BLEND Blender file Read
COB, SCN Truespace object 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
GLTF / GLTB Graphics Language Transmission Format Read / write
KMZ Google earth zipped file Read
LW, LWB, LWM, LWO Lightwave object Read / write
LWS Lightwave scene Read
LXO Luxology Modo Read / write / update
MA, MB Autodesk Maya
Versions 2020, 2019, 2018...
Read / Write / update
Using provided Maya plugin
MAX Autodesk 3DS Max
Versions 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018...
Read / Write / update
Using provided 3ds Max plugin
OBJ Wavefront file Read / write
PLY Polygon File Format Write binary files.

Sketchup format

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

2D files

Extension Description Notes
AI Adobe Illustrator CS2 Read / write
through Ghostscript
ANI Windows animated cursor file  
ARW Sony raw image format Read
AVI Audio/Video Interleave image file  
AVS AVS X image file  
BMP Microsoft Windows bitmap image file  
BAY Casio raw image format Read
CGM Computer Graphics Metafile  
CMYK Raw cyan, magenta, yellow, and black samples  
CUR Windows cursor file  
CRW, CR2 Canon raw image format Read
CLIP MIFF clip mask Read
CMYK, CMYKA CMYK and CMYKA raw image format Read
DCM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine image file format Read
DCX ZSoft IBM PC multi-page Paintbrush file  
DCR, KDC Kodak raw image format Read
DEI Defocus Dei ZBuffer file Read
DIB Microsoft Windows bitmap image file  
DNG Adobe Digital Negative raw image format Read
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
EXR High Dynamic-range (HDR)  
FAX Group 3  
FITS Flexible Image Transport System  
FPX FlashPix Format Read
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
HTML Hyper-Text Markup Language Read (as thumbnail and as 800x600 bitmap)
ICO Microsoft icon Read
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
MRW Minolta raw image format Read
MTV MTV Raytracing image format  
NEF Nikon raw image format Read
ORF Olympus raw image format Read
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
PGM Portable graymap format (gray scale)  
PIC Pic Softimage file Read
PICT Apple Macintosh QuickDraw/PICT file  
PIX Alias/Wavefront RLE image format Read
PNG Portable Network Graphics  
PNM Portable anymap  
PPM Portable pixmap format (color)  
PS Encapsulated PostScript file Read / Write
PSD  Adobe Photoshop bitmap file Read
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
RAW Panasonic, Casio, Leica raw image format Read
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
RLE Utah Run length encoded image file Read
SCT  Scitex Continuous Tone Picture image file  
SGI Irix RGB image file  
SUN SUN Rasterfile  
SRF Sony raw image format Read
SVG Scalable vector graphics format Lecture
SWF Shockwave Flash Read (thumbnail and play)
TGA Truevision Targa image file  
TIFF Tagged Image File Format  
TIM PSX TIM file Read
TTF TrueType font file  
UYVY Interleaved YUV Write only
VICAR VICAR raster file Read
VIFF Khoros Visualization image file  
X3F Sigma raw image format Read
WBMP Wireless bitmap image file support for uncompressed monochrome only
WMF Windows meta file Read
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

Audio files

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