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Supported File Formats

Supported File Formats

Supported 3D formats

FORMAT
FILE EXTENSION
INDUSTRY / USE
COMMON PROGRAMS (amongst others)

3DS
.3ds
modeling, animation, 3D exchange format
3ds Max, AutoCAD, Cinema 4D, Rhino3D, Simplify3D, Unity3D

3MF
.3mf
3D manufacturing / printing format
CATIA, Siemens NX, Solid Edge, Solidworks

ACIS
(R 2.0 and up)
.sat, .sab
CAD, CAE & CAM exchange format
AutoCAD, BricsCAD, cadwork, Creo, Fusion-360, Inventor, Microstation, Onshape, Revit, Rhino3D, SketchUp, Solid Edge, Solidworks, SpaceClaim, Tekla, TopSolid

Collada
.dae
open standard for 3D data exchange
3ds Max, Blender, Bryce, Cinema 4D, FreeCAD, Maya, Modo, SketchUp

DXF
.dxf
CAD exchange format
Autocad, BricsCAD, Cadmatic, CADwork, Creo, FreeCAD, Fusion-360, Inventor, Microstation, Powermill, Revit, Rhino3D, Siemens NX, SketchUp, Solid Edge, Solidworks, SpaceClaim, Tekla, TopSolid

FBX
(2012 and up)
.fbx
games, film & media, VR, AR, 3D data exchange
3ds Max, AutoCAD, Cinema 4D, Fusion-360, Maya, Revit, Rhino3D, Simplify3D, SketchUp, Unity3D

IFC
(2x3, 4)
.icf
architecture, engineering, construction (AEC)
AutoCAD, cadwork, FreeCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Tekla

IGES
(all)
.igs, .iges
CAD exchange format
BricsCAD, CADMATIC, CATIA, FreeCAD, Fusion-360, I-DEAS, Inventor, MSC Nastran, Onshape, Powermill, PTC mathCAD, Siemens NX, Simplify3D, SmartPlant 3D, Solid Edge, SOLIDWORKS, SpaceClaim, Tekla, TopSolid

JT
(v8.0-v10.x)
.jt
aerospace, automotive industry, and Heavy Equipment, CAD exchange format
Inventor, Onshape, Siemens NX, Simplify3D, Solid Edge, SOLIDWORKS

OBJ
.obj
exchange format for 3D graphics & animation, CAD, 3D printing
Cinema 4D, FreeCAD, Fusion-360, Maya, OnShape, Powermill, Rhino3D, Simplify3D, SketchUp, SOLIDWORKS, SpaceClaim, Unity3D

Open CASCADE
.brep
Recommended for data exchange with OCC-based applications
FreeCAD

Parasolid
(all)
.x_t, .x_b,
.xmt_txt, .xmt_bin,
.xmp_txt, .xmp_bin
CAD exchange
BricsCAD, Creo, Fusion-360, Microstation, Onshape, Powermill, Rhino3D, Siemens NX, Solid Edge, Solidworks, SpaceClaim, TopSolid

Rhino3D
(up to v6)
.3dm
CAD modeling
Fusion-360, Onshape, Powermill, Rhino3D, Solidworks, SpaceClaim

PTC Creo
.prt, .asm
Product design and development

Siemens NX
.prt
Industrial and product design
Siemens NX

Solidworks
(2004 and newer)
.sldpart, .sldasm
CAD & CAE modeling
Fusion-360, Inventor, Onshape, Powermill, Siemens NX, Solid Edge, Solidworks, SpaceClaim, TopSolid

STEP
(AP203, 214, 242)
.step, .stp
CAD exchange format
BricsCAD, CADMATIC, CATIA, FreeCAD, Fusion-360, I-DEAS, Inventor, KOMPAS-3D, Onshape, Powermill, PTC Creo, Rhino3D, Siemens NX, Simplify3D, SmartPlant 3D, Solid Edge, SOLIDWORKS, SpaceClaim, Tekla, T-FLEX, TopSolid

STL
.stl
rapid prototyping, 3D printing and Computer aided Manufacturing
CADwork, Fusion-360, Inventor, Onshape, Powermill, PTC Creo, Revit, Rhino3D, Siemens NX, Simplify3D, SketchUp, Solid Edge, SOLIDWORKS, SpaceClaim, Tekla, TopSolid

VRML
(v1/1995, v2/1997)
.wrl
3D interactive vector graphics, designed for the web
Simplify3D, Solid Works, SpaceClaim, TopSolid


Supported Image Formats

  • bmp
  • jpg
  • png
  • psd
  • tga

Supported Audio Formats

  • mp3
  • ogg
  • wav

Supported Video Formats

  • mov
  • mp4