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WRL file: How can I open a .WRL file?

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

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✅ Virtual Reality World

Virtual Reality World .wrl file icon
The 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
Mime-type: x-world/x-vrml
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
WRL aliases:
WRL related links:
WRL related extensions:
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene

Rhino 3D Model

JT Open 3D Model

ArchiCAD 3D Model

Gzip Compressed WRL File

O2C 3D Model

✅ PTC Creo Assembly VRML Export Data

PTC Creo Assembly VRML Export Data .wrl file icon
The WRL file is a PTC Creo Assembly VRML Export Data. PTC Creo is a scalable, interoperable suite of product design software.
The WRL format description is not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: PTC Creo
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
WRL aliases:
WRL related links:
WRL 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

✅ VRML Document

VRML Document .vrml file icon
The 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 It has been superseded by X3D.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: FreeWRL
Mime-type: model/vrml
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
VRML aliases:
vrl, vrm, wrl
VRML related links:
VRML related extensions:
X3D Scene

X3D Classic VRML

X3D Binary Scene

Collada Digital Asset Exchange

VRML Geography File

3D XML Document

⚠ Be careful with .wrl files.

It's important to know that the .wrl file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .wrl files. Be cautious when dealing with .wrl files from unknown sources.

🔄 .wrl converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .wrl files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .wrl file can be converted into one of the following formats:

emz, wmz, rsrc, lbm, emf, jpe, syj, atk, dxf, wzl, pax, ps1, fxd, mng, eidi

🚫 The .wrl file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

arl, drl, erl, qrl, rl, rwl, srl, wdl, wel, wfl, wgl, wl, wlr, wr, wr1

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

QF-Test Run Log

Microsoft Write Document

Ultimus Workflow Suite Process Data

R.viewer List Data

Lotus Symphony Spreadsheet

The Games: Winter Challenge Tournament Data

🔴 Can't open a .wrl 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:

Select an app to open this .wrl file

It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .wrl file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:

If you don't know how to change the default app for the .wrl file, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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