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DAE file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .dae file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .dae file?
  • What program do I need to open a .dae file?
  • How can the .dae file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .dae files to another format?

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

✅ Collada Digital Asset Exchange

Collada Digital Asset Exchange .dae file icon
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
Mime-type: model/x3d+binary
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAE aliases:
DAE related links:
DAE related extensions:
Lightwave 3D Object

Caligari TrueSpace Scene

Virtual Reality World

Extensible Markup Language File

Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII

Autodesk 3D Studio Scene

Rhino 3D Model

ArchiCAD 3D Model

Gzip Compressed WRL File

O2C 3D Model

Other types of files may also use the .dae file extension.

🚫 The .dae file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ade, ae, cae, da, da3, dad, daf, dar, das, daw, de, dea, dwe, dxe, fae

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Digital Anchor Data
Star Trek Generations Saved Game Data
Curse: The Eye Of Isis Game Data
Sage Accountant Link
Drug Enforcement Administration Data
DAR Disk Archive
Chromeleon Channel Raw Data
SoftQuad Author/Editor Document
Web Alive Editor Compressed Project
Creator Waveform Data

🔴 Can't open a .dae file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .dae file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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