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Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2025 (import/export/AnyCAD).

A - answer Autodesk Inventor Professional 2025 supports import and export of a wide range of CAD and BIM formats. In addition to Inventor's own, native data formats, version 2025 includes built-in translators (converters) for the following "foreign" and neutral CAD formats and format versions (file import/export, plus associative references of AnyCAD models, new features compared to version 2024 are highlighted):

FormatImportAsoc.
AnyCAD
Export
Inventor 2024/2026 (*.ipt, *.iam)older and newer+-
AutoCAD 2D/3D (*.dwg, *.dxf)R12 - 2018+2000 - 2018, ACM 2023
Alias (*.wire)version 2023, 10 (11)+-
CATIA V4 (*.CATPart, *.CATProduct, *.model)all versions--
CATIA V5 (*.CATPart, *.CATProduct)R6 - V5-6R2023, .cgr R9 and newer+R10 - V5-6R2023
Creo Parametric (*.prt, *.asm)Creo Parametric 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0++
Fusion 360 (*.fusiondesign)all versions+-
GLTF (*.gltf,*.glb)--all (incl.textures), V2.0
IDF (*.idf)2.0, 3.0--
IFC (*.ifc)IFC2x3; IFC4; IFC 4.3-IFC 2x3
IGES (*.igs)all versions-5.3
JT Precise (*.jt)7.0 - 10.8-8.0 - 10.8 (except 6.4,7.0,8.3, incl.PMI)
NX (*.prt)Unigraphics V13 až Siemens NX 12, NX 1847; 1872; 1899; 1926; 1953; 1980; 2007; 2206; 2212; 2306+-
OBJ mesh (*.obj)all-all
Parasolid (*.x_b, *.x_t)up to version 36.0-9.0 - 36.0
Point-cloud.rcs (+ formats z ReCap)--
Pro/ENGINEER (*.prt, *.asm)up to version Wildfire 5.0+-
Pro/ENGINEER Granite (*.g)up to version 16.0-9.0 - 16.0
Pro/ENGINEER Neutral (*.neu)all-all
QIF (*.qif)--3.0
Revit (*.rvt, *.rfa).rvt up to 2025+.rfa and .rvt 2023,2024,2025
Rhino (*.3dm)1.0 - 7.0--
SAT (*.sat)4.0 - 7.0-7.0
Solid Edge (*.asm, *.par, *.psm)V18–V20, ST1–ST10, 2019-2023+-
SolidWorks (*.prt, *.sldprt, *.asm, *.sldasm)2001 Plus - 2023+-
STEP (*.stp, *.ste, *.stpz)AP214, AP203E2, AP242 (ISO 10303-21)+AP214, AP203E2, AP242
USD (*.usdz)--all
SMT (*.smt)up to version ASM230-ASM230
STL (*.stl)all-all
DWF (*.dwf, *.dwfx)6.0 – 7.5-7.5
3D PDF (*.pdf)--1.6

Support for higher versions of foreign formats may require updates to Inventor, such as version 2025.1 and 2025.2.

Support for Autodesk Fusion requires the Desktop Connector component and data stored in Fusion Team.

Other formats are available in the form of add-on translators (e.g. VRML - .wrl; GEO - .geo; SVG - .svg).

See also CAD formats. See also the format support in version 2020.

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See also:
Tip 12184:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2020 (import/export/AnyCAD).
Tip 10495:Support of STEP AP242 and STPZ in Inventor 2016.
Tip 10303:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2016 (import/export).
Tip 9778:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2015 (import/export).
Tip 9398:CAD formats supported in Inventor 2014 (import/export).


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