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Details of extension .dae

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dae file?
  • Which program can create the .dae file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dae format?
  • What can convert .dae files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dae extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Collada Digital Asset Exchange .dae file icon

Collada Digital Asset Exchange

DAE file is a Collada Digital Asset Exchange. COLLADA is a COLLAborative Design Activity for establishing an interchange file format for interactive 3D applications. COLLADA documents that describe digital assets are XML files, usually identified with a DAE filename extension.
Category: Document files
Application: SwirlX3D Viewer
Program name: -
Mime-type: model/x3d+binary
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Other types of files may also use the .dae file extension. If you have helpful information about .dae extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .dae filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ae (10), cae (8), sae (7), ade (6), dea (5), dad (5), fae (4), dwe (3), dar (3), das (2), rae (2), dxe (2), daf (1), da3 (1)

Can't open a .dae file?

If you want to open a .dae file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .dae association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dae

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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