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What are the .SIM format files?

A - answer The files in the CAD/CAE format SIM come from the free simulation tool "Autodesk Project Simulus Technology Preview" (based on Autodesk Fusion). They are package files containing several types of sub-files.

You can view the contents of a .SIM file by unpacking it (Ctrl+PgDn in Total Commander or rename it temporarily to .ZIP). Beside the 3D model definition in the ACIS format (.SAT) and previews, it contains also the individual scenarios and results of the CAE simulations, plus the accompanying Manifest files.

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2.8.2012    5058×  
applies to: Inventor · Fusion ·

See also:
Tip 11303:"Clock Error" when starting Autodesk CAD application.
Tip 11277:How to share simulation results from Fusion 360?
Tip 10432:How to open files in A360 Drive from Inventor or any other application?
Tip 10219:Can Autodesk Fusion 360 make use of multicore CPUs?
Tip 9654:CAD formats supported in online viewer under Autodesk 360.

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