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CAD formats supported by Inventor 2012 (import/export).

A - answer Autodesk Inventor 2012 includes internal translators for the following "foreign" and neutral CAD file formats and format versions (file import/export):

AutoCAD 2D/3D (*.dwg, *.dxf)R12-2012R12-2012
Alias (*.wire)version 10 and newer-
CATIA V4 (*.CATPart, *.CATProduct, *.model)all versions-
CATIA V5 (*.CATPart, *.CATProduct)R6-R20R10-R19
IGES (*.igs)all versions5.3
JT Precise (*.jt)7.0, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4. 9.47.0, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4
NX (*.prt)3-7.5-
Parasolid (*.x_b, *.x_t)up to ver 23.09.0-23.0
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)2003-2011 (2011 in sp1)-
Rhino (*.3dm)up to version 4.0-
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).

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See also:
Tip 10303:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2016 (import/export).
Tip 10279:Which formats can be exported from configured models in Configurator 360?
Tip 9778:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2015 (import/export).
Tip 9654:CAD formats supported in online viewer under Autodesk 360.
Tip 9528:Using Autodesk Fusion 360 as a CAD converter.

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