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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Mastercam 2019
Translator Extensions Version R/W Solids Info
ACIS .SAB, .SAT R28 RW RW
Autocad .DWF, .DWFX 2019 R N/A
Autocad .DWG, .DXF 2019 RW RW
Info

Mastercam 2019 Autocad *.DWG / *.DXF Translator

Use DXFRescuer c-hook for non-standard DXF files.

Autodesk Inventor .IPT, .IAM 2019 R R
Info

Mastercam Autodesk Inventor .IPT / .IAM Translator

Import Type: Brick (No History Tree)

Requires Inventor or Inventor View of the same version or newer.

Autodesk Inventor .IDW 2019 R N/A
CATIA V4** MODEL, .EXP 4.1.9 – 4.2.4* R/W R/W
Info

Mastercam 2019 CATIA V4 Translator

ACC File Required: catv4

ACC files are needed for HASP users. ACC files are placed in the \shared main folder (for example: \shared mcam2019).

CATIA V5 Read with PMI** .CATPart, CATProduct R28 R R
Info

Mastercam CATIA V5 Read Translator

Requires additional licensing: Catia V5 Read with PMI

ACC File Required: catv5pmi

ACC files are needed for HASP users. ACC files are placed in the \shared main folder (for example: \shared mcam2019).

CATIA V5 Read** .CATPart, CATProduct R28 R R
Info

Mastercam CATIA V5 Read Translator

Requires additional licensing: Catia V5 Read

ACC File Required: catv5in

ACC files are needed for HASP users. ACC files are placed in the \shared main folder (for example: \shared mcam2019).

CATIA V5 Write** .CATPart R28 W W
Info

Mastercam CATIA V5 Write Translator

ACC File Required: catv5out

ACC files are needed for HASP users. ACC files are placed in the \shared main folder (for example: \shared mcam2019).

EPS .AI, .EPS 7,8* R N/A
Geomagic Design .AD_PRT, .AD_SMP 2017 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 2017 R R
Info

Mastercam KeyCreator Translator

Translator reads solids only

Parasolid .X_T, .X_B, .XMT_TXT 30 R/W R/W
ProE / Creo** .PRT, .ASM Wildfire5/Creo 5 R R
Info

Mastercam ProE Translator

ACC File Required: proE

Included with Educational. Industrial requires license.

ACC files are needed for HASP users. ACC files are placed in the \shared main folder (for example: \shared mcam2019).

 

Raster 2 Vector .JPG, .TIF, .BMP N/A R N/A
Rhino .3DM 6 R N/A
SolidEdge .PAR, .PSM, .ASM 2019 R R
Info

Mastercam SolidEdge Translator

Translator reads solids only.

SOLIDWORKS .SLDDRW 2019 R N/A
Info

Mastercam 2019 SOLIDWORKS *.SLDDRW Translator

SOLIDWORKS must be installed for this translator to function.

SOLIDWORKS .SLDPRT, .SLDASM 2019 R R
Info

Mastercam 2019 SOLIDWORKS *.SLDPRT / *.SLDASM Translator

Solids only. SOLIDWORKS required for Feature History or Sketches.

SpaceClaim .SCDOC 19.0 R R
Info

Mastercam 2019 SpaceClaim Translator

Translator reads solids only. No assembly support.

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

Mastercam 2019 STEP Translator

“Part 42” data/AP203, AP214, AP242

Stereolithography .STL 1 R/W W
Info

Mastercam 2019 STL Translator

Translator creates polygonal mesh entities.

Unigraphics** .PRT NX12 R R
Info

Mastercam 2019 Unigraphics Translator

ACC File Required: ug

ACC files are needed for HASP users. ACC files are placed in the \shared main folder (for example: \shared mcam2019).

VDA .VDA 2 R/W W
Info

Mastercam 2019 VDA Translator

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.