Open From This PC

You can use Open from This PC to open SOLIDWORKS and non-SOLIDWORKS models external to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

When you open SOLIDWORKS models using Open from This PC, the models always open as fully resolved.

You can open the following files using Open from This PC:
  • 3D Manufacturing Format (.3mf)
  • ACIS (.sat)
  • Add-Ins (.dll)
  • Adobe Illustrator Files (.ai)
  • Adobe Photoshop Files (.psd)
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Files (.dwg, .dxf)
  • Autodesk Inventor Files (.ipt, .iam)
  • CADKEY (.prt, .ckd)
  • CATIA V5 (.catpart, .catproduct)
  • IDF (.emn, .brd, .bdf, .idb)
  • IFC 2x3 (.ifc)
  • IGES (.igs, .iges)
  • JT (.jt)
  • Mesh Files (.stl, .obj, .off, .ply, .ply2)
  • Parasolid (.x_t, .x_b, .xmt_txt, .xmt_bin)
  • PTC Creo Files (.prt, .prt., .xpr, .asm, .asm., .xas)
  • Rhino (.3dm)
  • Solid Edge Files (.par, .psm, .asm)
  • STEP AP203/214/242 (.step, .stp)
  • Unigraphics/NX (.prt)
  • VDAFS (.vda)
  • VRML (.wrl)