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CAD formats directly supported in Inventor 2011 (import/export).

A - answer Autodesk Inventor 2011 includes internal translators for the following foreign and neutral CAD file formats and format versions (file import/export):

AutoCAD 2D/3D (*.dwg, *.dxf)R12-2011R12-2011
Alias (*.wire)all versions-
CATIA V4 (*.CATPart, *.CATProduct, *.model)all versions-
CATIA V5 (*.CATPart, *.CATProduct)R6-R18R10-R18
IGES (*.igs)all versions5.3
JT Precise (*.jt)7.0, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3. 9.47.0, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4
NX (*.prt)3-6 (7 in SAP)-
Parasolid (*.x_b, *.x_t)up to ver 22.09.0-22.0
Pro/ENGINEER (*.prt, *.asm)up to ver 5.0-
Pro/ENGINEER Granite (*.g)up to ver 6.01.0-6.0
Pro/ENGINEER Neutral (*.neu) allall
SAT (*.sat)4.0-7.04.0-7.0
SolidWorks (*.prt, *.sldprt, *.asm, *.sldasm)2003-2010-
Rhino (*.3dm)(in SAP)-
STEP (*.stp, *.ste)AP214, AP203E2AP214, AP203E2
STL (*.stl)-all
XGL/ZGL (*.xgl/*.zgl)-all

Other formats are available as add-on translators (e.g. VRML - .wrl, Rhinoceros - .3dm).

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See also:
Tip 11139:Which Autodesk applications can open a .3DM (Rhino) file?
Tip 10923:Which Autodesk products do support the IFC format?
Tip 10903:How to import an Illustrator file (.AI) into AutoCAD (.DWG)?
Tip 10702:How to find which AutoCAD version was used to save a particular DWG drawing?
Tip 10685:Which Autodesk products support 3D printing?

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