Mastercam Translators

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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Translator Extensions Version R/W Solids Info
3DPDF .PDF n/a W
Info

The result is not viewable in a browser on hand-held device. We recommend the free Adobe Reader.

ACIS .SAB, .SAT 2020.1.0 RW RW
Autocad .DWG, .DXF 2021 RW RW
Autocad .DWF, .DWFX 2021 R N/A
Autodesk Inventor .IPT, .IAM 2021 R R
Info

Requires Inventor or Inventor View of the same version or newer. Solids only. No PMI or colors imported if only Inventor View installed.

Autodesk Inventor .IDW 2021 R N/A
Info

Requires Inventor or Inventor View of the same version or newer. No PMI or colors imported if only Inventor View installed.

CATIA V4** MODEL, .EXP 4.1.9 – 4.2.4* R/W R/W
CATIA V5 Read** .CATPart, CATProduct R29 R R
Info

Catia V5 Read

CATIA V5 Write** .CATPart R29 W W
Info

Catia V5 Write does not export PMI

EPS .AI, .EPS 7,8* R N/A
Geomagic Design .AD_PRT, .AD_SMP 2020 R R
IGES .IGS 5.3 RW W
Info

Mastercam IGES Translator

Solids are converted to surfaces, no views or drawing layouts are available.

KeyCreator .CKD 2020 R R
Info

Mastercam KeyCreator Translator

Translator reads solids only

Parasolid .X_T, .X_B, .XMT_TXT 32 R/W R/W
ProE / Creo** .PRT, .ASM Wildfire5/Creo 6 R R
Info

Mastercam ProE Translator

ACC File Required: proE

Included with Educational. Industrial requires license.

 

 

Raster 2 Vector .JPG, .TIF, .BMP N/A R N/A
Rhino .3DM 6 R N/A
SolidEdge .PAR, .PSM, .ASM 2020 R R
Info

Translator reads solids only.

SOLIDWORKS .SLDDRW 2020 R N/A
Info

SOLIDWORKS must be installed for this translator to function.

SOLIDWORKS .SLDPRT, .SLDASM 2020 R R
Info

Solids only. SOLIDWORKS required for Feature History or Sketches.

SpaceClaim .SCDOC 2019 R R
Info

Translator reads solids only. No assembly support.

STEP .STP, .STEP All R/W R/W
Info

“Part 42” data/AP203, AP214, AP242

Stereolithography .STL 1 R/W W
Info

Translator creates polygonal mesh entities.

Unigraphics** .PRT NX1892 R R
VDA .VDA 2 R/W W
Info

Translator converts solids to surfaces.

*Only the versions listed are supported.

** These translators are not included with Mastercam and need to be purchased for an additional cost. Please contact your
Mastercam Reseller for more information.