3D Viewers Overview
The Looking Glass application suite natively supports a variety of 3D content formats:

HoloPlay Studio

​HoloPlay Studio will provide controls for managing the contents of the Looking Glass Portrait when in standalone mode and will include support for minor editing, device syncing, and exporting.

File Format Support

HoloPlay Studio currently supports iPhone Portrait photos, RGBD photos / videos, quilt images & videos, and light field photosets.
In upcoming updates, we're planning on adding support for light field panning videos, SBS videos, and direct import of supported Portrait-mode Android photos soon.

3D Model Importer

The 3D Model Importer allows you to easily view 3D models on your Looking Glass. This guide explains where to find models and how to import them. The reference gives a more detailed explanation of how it works.

File Format Support

3D Model Importer supports .obj, .gltf, and .glb files.

3D Slicer

​3D Slicer is an open source software platform for medical image informatics, image processing, and three-dimensional visualization.

File Format Support

Various medical data, including .dcm, .mrrd, .nia, .obj, .mrml


​ParaView is an open-source, multi-platform data analysis and visualization application.

File Format Support

ParaView supports various scientific data formats, including .pvd, .vtp, .vtk, .vrml, and .stl

Your preferred format not listed?

This list of formats only describes what is natively supported by the above applications. If you'd like to see a hologram of a file in a format not listed, there are still plenty of options available, including:
  • Converting your file into one of the above formats
  • Manually constructing a Quilt​
  • Importing your file into one of our development tools​
If there's a format that you'd like to see natively integrated in one of our tools, we'd love to hear your suggestions!