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Mastercam supports the import and export of several file formats. You can find what file format versions are supported in each Mastercam release in the tables below.

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Mastercam 2024

CAD Import/ExportExtensionsVersionR/WSolidAdditional Information
2D PDF.PDFn/aRRead wireframe and text only. To Write, use File-Print and “Print to PDF”.
Dassault 3D Experience.3DXMLR2024xRRCatia V5/V6 Read license required
3D PDF.PDFn/aWWWrite 3D PDF – all entities, levels, toolpaths, stock models. The 3D result is not viewable in a browser or hand-held device. We recommend the free Adode Reader.
3D Mfg. Format.3MFn/aRWWImports meshes. Exports Solids and Surfaces as meshes
Additive Mfg..AMFn/aRWWImports meshes. Exports Solids and Surfaces as meshes
Alibre Design.AD_PRT, .AD_SMPV24RR
Autocad.DWG, .DXF2024RWRW
Autocad.DWF, .DWFX2024Rn/a
Autodesk Inventor.IPT, .IAM2024RR
Autodesk Inventor.IDW2024Rn/a
Catia V5.CATPart, CATProductV5-6R2023 (R33)RRCatia V5/V6 Read license required
IGES.IGS5.3RWWSolids as surfaces. No views or drawing layouts.
JT.JT10.7RRSiemens 3D file format
KeyCreator.CKD2021RRSolids only.
Parasolid.X_T, .X_B, .XMT_TXT36RWRW
Postscript.AI, .EPS, .PS7,8*Rn/a
ProE / Creo.PRT, .ASMCreo 10RRCreo Read Only license required – Also Uses Opens Files up to Wildfire 5
Raster 2 Vector.JPG, .TIF, .BMPn/aRn/a
Sketch Up.skp?Rn/aMesh Entities
SolidEdge.PAR, .PSM, .ASM2024RRThis should support MBD but it is not currently – R-35745
SOLIDWORKS.SLDPRT, .SLDASM2024RRSolids only. SOLIDWORKS required for Feature History or Sketches.
SpaceClaim.SCDOC2022RRSolids only
STEP.STP, .STEPallRWRW“Part 42” data/AP203, AP214, AP242, AP242E3
Stereolithography.STL1RWWImports meshes. Exports Solids and Surfaces as meshes.
Unigraphics/NX.PRT2306 SeriesRRUG/NX Read Only license required
VDA.VDA2RWWExports Solids as surfaces.
Wavefront.OBJn/aRWWImports meshes. Exports Solids and Surfaces as meshes; Wireframe as polylines