Interoperability: CAD Systems

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Interoperability: CAD Systems

This section provides supplementary information & guidance regarding the installation and configuration of some of the 3rd party CAD systems supported by SYNCHRO Software Ltd as this relates to interworking with the SYNCHRO Client application

Additional information about graphics card compatibility can be found at: https://developer.techsoft3d.com/hoops/visualize/hps/graphics-cards/

 

Supported 3D File Formats:

Product:

File Extension(s):

Version(s):

Note(s):

ACIS

SAT, SAB

up to 2019


Alias Wavefront

OBJ

All Versions


AutoCAD

DWG, DXF

R14 - 2018


Autodesk

DWF, DWFX

up to 2012


Autodesk 3DS

3DS

Any


Autodesk FBX

FBX

6.0 - 7.5


Autodesk Inventor

IPT, IAM

Up to 2020


Bentley iModel

I.DGN

1.0


Bentley iModel 2.0

.BIM


For SYNCHRO 4D PRO license only

Bentley MicroStation

DGN

V7, V8, V8 XM, V8I, V8i (SELECTseries 2), V8i (SELECTseries 3), V10 (CONNECT)

Plug-in module is available for MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 2 and 3) and V10 (CONNECT)

CATIA V4

EXP, DLV, MODEL, SESSION

up to 4.2.5


CATIA V5/V6

CATProduct, CATPart, CATDrawing, CATShape, CGR

R4 - V5-6 R2019 (R29)


Collada

DAE

up to 1.5


Dassault Interchange Format

3DXML

2011 2013


GL Transmission Format

GLTF, GLB

2.0 only


HOOPS stream file

HSF



I-deas

MF1, ARC, UNV, PKG

up to 13.x (NX 5), NX I-deas 6


IFC

IFC

2x, 2x2, 2x3, 4


IGES part files

IGES, IGS

5.1 - 5.3


Navisworks

NWF, NWC, [NWD]*

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

via plug-in module for Navisworks. *IMPORTANT: NWD can be exported to SPX, but does not support future model updates via Synchronise From

Parasolid

xmt_bin, x_b, x_t, xmt_txt

up to v31.1


ProE/Creo

PRT, ASM, NEU, XAS, XPR,

Pro/Engineer 19.0 to Creo 6.0


Revit

RVT

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

via plug-in module for Revit

Rhino

3DM

4, 5, 6


SketchUp

SKP

v7, v8, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019


Solid Edge

ASM, PAR, PWD, PSM

V19 - 20, ST - ST10, 2019


SolidWorks

SLDASM, SLDPRT

up to 2019


STEP part files

STEP, STP

AP203, AP214, AP242

Geometry ONLY

Stereo Lithography

STL

All versions


UGS JT

JT

up to 10.2


Unigraphics NX

PRT

V11.0 to NX 12.0, an 1847


Universal 3D

U3D

ECMA-363, 1st, 2nd & 3rd editions


VDA-FS

VDA

1.0 - 2.0


VRML files

VRML, WRL

V1.0 and V2.0 (VRML'97)


3D PDF, PRC

PDF, PRC

All Versions


 

The following 3D file formats can be EXPORTED from this version of SYNCHRO:

·Bentley iModel 2.0 (BIM)
·Synchro SPM
·Autodesdk DWF, DWFX
·Autodesk FBX
·Collada DAE
·Hoops Stream File HSF
·IFC (2x, 2x2, 2x3)
·3D PDF, PRC
·Universal 3D Files (U3D)

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change without notice.

While every reasonable precaution has been taken in the preparation of this document, Bentley Systems, Inc. assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein. The information contained in this document is believed to be accurate. However, no guarantee is provided (especially with regards information on 3rd party products). Use this information at your own risk.

When in doubt please consult any documentation or support related to 3rd party products mentioned herein...

Bentley Systems, Inc is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

If you have any comments or questions, we'd be happy to hear from you.

Warning

i.Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify your system incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Bentley Systems, Inc cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved.
 
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Modify the registry at your own risk.
ii.Some of the instructions contained in this document require Administrator privileges.