CAD File Formats

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Associative Read via Linked CAD System
AutoCAD® (.dwg, 3D only) 2013, 2014Yes
Creo™ Parametric (.prt, .asm) 1.0, 2.0Yes
Inventor® (.ipt, .iam) 2013, 2014Yes
Pro/ENGINEER® (.prt, .asm) Wildfire 4, 5; Creo™ Elements Pro 5Yes
Solid Edge® (.par, .asm) ST5, ST6Yes
SolidWorks® (.sldprt, .sldasm) 2013, 2014Yes
SpaceClaim® (.scdoc) 2012, 2012+Yes
Modify via Linked CAD System
AutoCAD® (.dwg, 3D only) 2013, 2014Yes
Creo™ Parametric (.prt, .asm) 1.0, 2.0Yes
Inventor® (.ipt, .iam) 2013, 2014Yes
Pro/ENGINEER® (.prt, .asm) Wildfire 4, 5; Creo™ Elements Pro 5Yes
Solid Edge® (.par, .asm) ST5, ST6Yes
SolidWorks® (.sldprt, .sldasm) 2013, 2014Yes
SpaceClaim® (.scdoc) 2012, 2012+Yes
Read, CAD
ACIS® (.sat, .sab, .asat, .asab) up to R23YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
CATIA® V5 (.CATPart, .CATProduct) R6-R22*YesYes
COMSOL Native Format (.mphtxt, .mphbin)Yes
Creo™ Parametric (.prt, .asm) versions 1.0, 2.0YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
DXF (.dxf, 2D only) up to R14Yes
IGES (.igs, .iges) up to version 5.3YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Inventor® assemblies (.iam) versions 11, 2008-2013 YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Inventor® parts (.ipt) versions 6-11, 2008-2013YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Parasolid® (.x_t, .xmt_txt, .x_b, .xmt_bin) up to V26YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Pro/ENGINEER® (.prt, .asm) versions 16 to Wildifire 5YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
SolidWorks® (.sldprt, .sldasm) versions 98-2013YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
STEP (.step, Geometry only) AP203, AP214YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
STL (.stl)Yes
VRML, v1 (.vrml, .wrl)Yes
Read, ECAD
GDSII (.gds)Yes
NETEX-G (.asc)Yes
ODB++(X) (.xml)Yes
ODB++® (.zip, .tar, .tgz, .tar.gz)Yes
Read, Geographic Information System (GIS)
Digital Elevation Map (DEM)Yes
Write
ACIS® (.sat, .sab)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
COMSOL Native Format (.mphtxt, .mphbin)Yes
DXF (.dxf, 2D only)Yes
Parasolid® (.x_t, x_b)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
STL (.stl)Yes
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