How to open file with PLY extension?

PLY file description

A .PLY file is a 3D image file that is created using the Polygon file format. The PLY file supports the image file by defining the objects with a collection polygons, and the file comprises of a header and a list of vertices used to define the polygon. Further, the file is supported both in the binary format as well as the text format. As the PLY file was developed by the Stanford University, the file is also known as the Stanford Triangle format.

Basic information about PLY file

File PLY is one of the files of the 3D Image Files category. Its full name is Polygon Model File . File format PLY was created by Stanford University. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file PLY sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a PLY file, you will definitely find it here.
Tags: PLY extension, how to open PLY file, how to convert PLY file, open PLY file

Programs that support PLY file

Programs for Windows system
Programs for Mac OS system
Programs for Linux system
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the PLY file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
This site should help you to find the answers for the specific ones or similar to those questions:
  • How to open a file with the PLY extension?
  • How can I convert a PLY file to a different format ?
  • What is the PLY file format extension?
  • What programs support the PLY file?

If after viewing the stuff on this site, you have still not received a satisfactory answer to any of the above questions, this means that the information regarding the PLY file presented here is not complete. Contact us using the contact form and write what information you have not found here .

What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the PLY file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the PLY file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the PLY file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the PLY file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the PLY file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
If you have additional information about the PLY file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on PLY file.