Open YAODL file

The most common choise: Powerflip 3D image file

How to open Powerflip 3D image file .yaodl files

Have you had trouble opening the yaodl file on your computer? What are yaodl files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is yaodl file?

Files with YAODL extension is mainly related to a special 3D format used by Powerflip software.

Powerflip 3D image file description

The YAODL file extension is used for a  3D data format used by Powerflip.

YAODL stands for 'Yet Another Object Description Language', and is a format for three-dimensional models that supports NURBS, polygons, and quad-meshes, and object properties such as facet or vertex normals, texture coordinates, and object, facet and vertex colors. It also supports hierarchical models, coordinate transformations (rotations, scales, translations), and instancing (using the same data more than once). It is not an official data format of Silicon Graphics, it is just a data format created for the powerflip demo program. This document is intended for intrepid programmers who want to display their data using the powerflip program, and for the terminally curious.

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What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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