It’s a hotly debated topic when it comes to 3D rendering: Which file format is the “right” one? There are pros and cons depending on the user and intended application, and updates and innovations are cropping up all the time. This is the first in a 10-Part series: "Ben Houston's Ultimate Guide to 3D File Formats". Over the next several weeks, we’ll be laying out the options, considerations and necessary context to help you make the right file format choice for your needs. Ben Houston's Ultimate Guide to 3D File Formats Part 1: glTF Part 2: USD/USDZ Part 3: FBX 3D Part 4: OBJ 3D Part 5: STEP Part 6: glTF v. FBX 3D There is a new rich 3D model format in town called glTF, and it has been rising in prominence. This article will tell you everything you need to know about glTF including what it is, why it was developed, and who is using it.