The X3D format is managed by the non-profit organization Web3D Consortium. It is an XML-based ISO standard set up with the aim of becoming the 3D standard for the web.

In addition to a few 3D models, the format is also suitable for storing complex 3D data such as virtual reality.

X3D contains fairly extensive support for the storage of graphic elements.

X3D is a preferred format for file type 3D.