What is LWO? What Opens a LWO? File Format List from WhatIs.com

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LWO File Format

Lightwave Object (version 6 and up)

LWO is an object file format used by LightWave. LightWave is a program used for 3-D modeling, animation, and rendering. LWO files contain objects stored as meshes, and include polygons, points, and surfaces that describe the model’s appearance. They also might reference image files for textures.

MIME: image/x-lwo

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This was last updated in October 2010
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