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Informations about the MTL filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .mtl filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .mtl file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

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.mtl - Alias Wavefront Material Data

The MTL file is a Graphic file, which is connected to the Alias Wavefront Material Data according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Alias Wavefront Material Data (.mtl) files can be opened or converted with the help of Autodesk Maya.

Format description:
MTL format description not yet available
Autodesk Maya
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
Autodesk Maya 3D ASCII Scene
Autodesk Maya 3D Binary Scene
Autodesk Maya Initial Fluid Cache
Autodesk Maya Fluid Cache Playback
Autodesk Maya Embedded Language Script
Autodesk Maya Plugin

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .mtl file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .mtl extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .mtl files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .mtl file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .mtl file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .mtl file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .mtl file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .mtl extension

The .mtl filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .mtl files.

tl, htl, myl, mto, mtk, mt, ml, mgl, ltl, tml, jtl, ntl, mtp, mtm, mti

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .mtl file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .mtl extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

HTL Source
MadTracker Pattern
MonkeyTalk Script
ModFit LT Analysis Report
DB/TextWorks Thesaurus Maintenance Lock
Apache JMeter Data

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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