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Converting 3DS to WMF

3DS is an extension attached to files created using 3DS Max, Autodesk's popular software for creating 3D imagery and animations. The program is mostly used in developing video games, production of TV commercials and movies, or in architectural modelling. The 3DS format was first launched in 1990, together with the first version of 3D Studio DOS, and has since gained a wide popularity, managing to become the actual standard for storing and transferring 3D models.

The WMF (Windows Metafile) format represents an image file with vector graphics, bitmap components or raster graphics, consisting mainly of drawing operations and commands. It was developed and released in the late 1980s by Microsoft and it included a 16-bit structure. In time WMF files were replaced by EMFs, featuring a 32-bit structure. WMFs are currently compatible with some programs from the Microsoft Office pack, such as Word, Power Point or Publisher.

So, how to change 3DS into WMF?

The quick and simple way to handle your files is to get a quality piece of software, such as reaConverter. Although it is fast, this software is extremely efficient in managing a wide range of conversions. As you will soon realize, reaConverter will help you avoid spending countless hours trying to figure out how to convert 3DSs. But at the same time, it will allow you to apply a wide range of editing options.

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reaConverter is quick to download, install and launch, and you don't need to be an IT specialist in order to understand in a few minutes how it operates.

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Load 3DS Files

Start reaConverter and load all the .3ds files you intend to convert into .wmf because, as opposed to most free online converters, reaConverter supports batch conversion. So you can save the time and energy you would lose with doing repetitive operations.

Select 3DSs from a folder or by drag-and-dropping them directly into the reaConverter window.

Choose Output Folder

Go to the Saving options tab and decide where you want to save new .wmf files. You can also spend a few more moments to apply additional editing to the images prepared for conversion.

Select WMF as Output Format

Then pick the WMF as output format. To help you do this, a series of buttons is conveniently placed at the bottom of the reaConverter window, so you can simply press on the one you need or click Plus button to add new options.

Then simply press the Start button and your conversion will begin in no time!

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Command-line interface

Advanced users can convert 3DS to WMF via command-line interface in manual or automated mode. You are welcome to contact our technical support when you have any questions about reaConverter.

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