.EV3S File Extension

A .EV3S file is a LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Shared File, created by The LEGO Group.

Open with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3. Available for Windows and Mac.

What is a .EV3S file?

An .EV3S file is a special kind of file used by people who create and share programs for LEGO robots. These robots are part of something called LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3, which is a cool way to build and program your own LEGO robots to do different tasks. When someone makes a program for their robot, they use a type of file called .EV3P. This file has all the instructions that tell the robot what to do, like moving around or picking up things.

Sometimes, people want to share these robot programs with friends or other robot enthusiasts. To do this, they change the .EV3P file into an .EV3S file. This doesn't change what the program does; it just makes it easier to share with others who also use LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3. The .EV3S file keeps all the important instructions, including special commands known as My Block commands, which are custom instructions creators can make for their robots.

If you have an .EV3S file and want to see or use the program inside it, you need to use the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software. This is the program that lets you build and program LEGO robots. Here's how you can turn a .EV3P program into an .EV3S file to share it with others: 1. Open the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software on your computer. 2. Look for a wrench icon, which is usually at the top left corner of the screen when you're looking at your project. 3. Click on this wrench icon, and then find the .EV3P file you've made and want to share. 4. There should be an option to "Export" this file. Click on it. 5. You'll be asked to give your new file a name, choose where on your computer you want to save it, and then you click "Save." Now, your program is saved as an .EV3S file, and you can share it with other LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 users so they can see your cool robot program too!


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