CATIA Part and Product File Import

You can import CATIA® V5 CATPart and CATProduct files.

The CATIA® V5-SOLIDWORKS translator is available with SOLIDWORKS Premium.

To import CATIA V5 files:

  1. Click File > Open.
  2. Optional: 3DEXPERIENCE Users: If the Open from 3DEXPERIENCE dialog box appears, click This PC.
  3. Navigate to the folder containing the CATIA part or product files to open.
  4. For Files of type, select CATIA V5 (*.catpart;*.catproduct).
  5. Select the CATPart or CATProduct file and open the file.
    SOLIDWORKS imports the CATIA V5 file.
    You can save an imported CATPart file as a SOLIDWORKS part file, and an imported CATProduct file as a SOLIDWORKS assembly.