.VRM File Extension

Virtual Reality Model

VRM is a file format for 3D model data used for VR applications. You can create humanoid virtual models as characters and avatars with VRM. VRM files have the .vrm file extension. They differ from .vr...

General Information

Title VRM File Extension
Extension .vrm
Full Form Virtual Reality Model
File Type 3D Model File
Developer VRM Consortium
MIME Type model/vrm

File Function

Primary Function Store 3D character models
Additional Functions Include animations, textures
Features VR support, Humanoid rigging

File Characteristics

Quality High resolution
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency Yes
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Virtual Reality Yes
3D Animation Yes
Gaming Yes
Social VR Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Embedded scripts
Best Practices Verify source, Update software

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2018
Latest Version VRM 1.0 (2021)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .fbx, .obj, .gltf

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Unity Free, Paid tiers Windows, Mac, Linux
Blender Free Windows, Mac, Linux
VRoid Studio Free Windows, Mac