Supported File Formats

View a list of supported file formats for import and export.

Table 1. Geometry File Formats for Import
File Format Version
ACIS (.sab, .sat) through R27
CATIA V4 (.model) all 4.xx
CATIA V5 (.CATPart, .CATProduct) R10 through R30
IGES (.iges, .igs) 5.2 and 5.3
Inspire Studio (.istudio) 2019.3 through 2021
Inventor (.ipt, .iam) through 2021
JT (.jt) through 11.0
Parasolid (.x_b, .x_t, .xmt_bin, .xmt_txt) through 33.1
Pro/Engineer (.asm, .prt) 13 through Creo 8
UG NX (Unigraphics) (.prt) 11.1 through CR 2007
SolidWorks (.sldasm, .sldprt) 99 through 2022 (Inspire does not support files written from SolidWorks EDU Edition 2013-2018.)
STEP (.step, .stp) AP 203, AP 214, AP 242
Table 2. Geometry File Formats for Export
File Format Version
ACIS (.sab, .sat) R19
IGES (.iges, .igs) 5.3
Parasolid (.x_b, .x_t, .xmt_bin, .xmt_txt) 25.0 to 33.1 (the default is 28.1)
STEP (.step, .stp) 214