CAD File Formats

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Associative Read via Linked CAD System
AutoCAD® (.dwg, 3D only) 2014, 2015Yes
Inventor® (.ipt, .iam) 2014, 2015Yes
PTC® Creo® Parametric™ (.prt, .asm) 2.0, 3.0Yes
PTC® Pro/ENGINEER® (.prt, .asm) Wildfire 4.0, 5.0; PTC® Creo® Elements/Pro 5.0Yes
Revit® and Revit® Architecture (.rvt) 2015Yes
Solid Edge® (.par, .asm) ST6, ST7Yes
SOLIDWORKS® (.sldprt, .sldasm) 2014, 2015Yes
Modify via Linked CAD System
AutoCAD® (.dwg, 3D only) 2014, 2015Yes
Inventor® (.ipt, .iam) 2014, 2015Yes
PTC® Creo® Parametric™ (.prt, .asm) 2.0, 3.0Yes
PTC® Pro/ENGINEER® (.prt, .asm) Wildfire 4.0, 5.0; PTC® Creo® Elements/Pro 5.0Yes
Solid Edge® (.par, .asm) ST6, ST7Yes
SOLIDWORKS® (.sldprt, .sldasm) 2013, 2014Yes
Read from File, CAD
ACIS® (.sat, .sab, .asat, .asab) up to R25YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
AutoCAD® (.dwg) versions 2.5-2014YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
AutoCAD® DXF (.dxf, 2D) up to R14Yes
AutoCAD® DXF (.dxf, 3D) versions 2.5-2014YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
CATIA® V5 (.CATPart, .CATProduct) R6-R24*YesYes
COMSOL Native Format (.mphtxt, .mphbin)Yes
IGES (.igs, .iges) up to version 5.3YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Inventor® assemblies (.iam) versions 11, 2008-2015YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Inventor® parts (.ipt) versions 6-11, 2008-2015YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
NX® (.prt) up to version 9YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Parasolid® (.x_t, .xmt_txt, .x_b, .xmt_bin) up to V26YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
PTC® Creo® Parametric™ (.prt, .asm) versions 1.0, 2.0YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
PTC® Pro/ENGINEER® (.prt, .asm) versions 16 to Wildfire 5.0YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
SOLIDWORKS® (.sldprt, .sldasm) versions 98-2014YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
STEP (.step, Geometry only) AP203, AP214YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
STL (.stl)Yes
VRML, v1 (.vrml, .wrl)Yes
Read from File, ECAD
GDSII (.gds)Yes
NETEX-G (.asc)Yes
ODB++(X) (.xml)Yes
ODB++® (.zip, .tar, .tgz, .tar.gz)Yes
Read from File, Geographic Information System (GIS)
Digital Elevation Map (DEM)Yes
Write to File
ACIS® (.sat, .sab)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
COMSOL Native Format (.mphtxt, .mphbin)Yes
DXF (.dxf, 2D only)Yes
Parasolid® (.x_t, x_b)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
STL (.stl)Yes
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