STL file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .stl file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .stl file?
- What program do I need to open a .stl file?
- How can the .stl file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .stl files to another format?
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4 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ Macromedia Fireworks Style Library
STL file is a Macromedia Fireworks Style Library.
✅ StereoLithography Data
STL file is a StereoLithography Data. STL is a file format native to the stereolithography CAD software created by 3D Systems.
✅ EBU-STL Standard Subtitle File
STL file is an EBU-STL Standard Subtitle File. EBU STL is a standardized subtitle exchange format.
✅ ZX Spectrum Stellar Bitmap
STL file is a ZX Spectrum Stellar Bitmap. The ZX Spectrum is a home computer created by Sinclair Research Ltd in U.K. in 1982.
Other types of files may also use the .stl file extension.
🚫 The .stl file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
🔴 Can't open a .stl 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 .stl 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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