Series - 3D Printing - Files Formats

3D models used in 3D printing are stored in files. These files can be a wide range of standard or specialized file formats.

File formats often depend on the type of 3D modeling software used, but there are many common formats:

There are many things to consider when selecting a 3D modeling file format for 3D printing.

3D file formats are a central part of the evolving 3D print and manufacturing supply chain.