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Details of extension .wrl

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Virtual Reality World

WRL file is a Virtual Reality World (VRML). It is a plain text file, and can be edited using a text editor.
Category: Document files
Application: Cortona VRML Plugin
Program name: -
Mime-type: x-world/x-vrml
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene
Rhino 3D Model
JT Open 3D Model
ArchiCAD 3D Model
Gzip Compressed WRL File
O2C 3D Model
Autodesk Maya 3D Scene Data
TerraExplorer Project
Autodesk Maya 3D Project
PTC Creo Assembly VRML Export Data .wrl file icon

PTC Creo Assembly VRML Export Data

WRL file is a PTC Creo Assembly VRML Export Data. PTC Creo is a scalable, interoperable suite of product design software.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: PTC Creo
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
PTC Creo Assembly Member Information Data
PTC Creo Holemaking Parameter Data
PTC Creo Manufacturing Process Data
PTC Creo Milling Parameter Data
PTC Creo Tool Motion Parameter Data
PTC Creo Route Sheet Data
PTC Creo Turning Parameter Data
PTC Creo Cutting Tool Transfer Data
PTC Creo User-defined Feature Data
VRML Document .vrml file icon

VRML Document

VRML file is a VRML Document. VRML (Virtual Reality Markup Language) is a standard file format for representing 3D interactive vector graphics, designed particularly with the World Wide Web in mind. It has been superseded by X3D.
Category: Document files
Application: XJ3D
Program name: -
Mime-type: model/vrml
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
vrl, wrl
Related extensions:
X3D Scene
X3D Classic VRML
X3D Binary Scene
Collada Digital Asset Exchange
VRML Geography File
3D XML Document
Compressed X3D Binary Scene
Compressed X3D Scene
Compressed X3D Classic VRML

Other types of files may also use the .wrl file extension. If you have helpful information about .wrl extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

AOL Organizer File
Excellon Drill File
Erlang Source Code
QF-Test Run Log
The 7th Guest Archive
Leica RAW Image
ASwin Shared Database
DynaDoc Document
Heliosoft Seismaster Input Well Path

The .wrl filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

wfl (1), wdl (1), rwl (1), qrl (1), wrp (1), drl (1), wrk (1), wr1 (1), wlr (1), wgl (1), wel (1), srl (1), rl (1), wtl (1), erl (1)

Can't open a .wrl file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.wrl

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android