Registered MIME type: model/vrml VRML geometry format. Early standard for delivering 3D content on the web. Stores 3D geometries, background images, light source and view point information. VRML files are normally embedded in HTML and rendered by a browser plug-in. VRML is an acronym for Virtual Reality Modeling Language. ASCII text format. Commonly transferred as a compressed .wrl.gz file. Has been superseded by the X3D format.