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Supported file types (applications) with reference detection in Autodesk Desktop Connector.

A - answer Autodesk Desktop Connector (version 16.3 for Windows) supports cloud synchronization of the Autodesk Drive, Docs (BIM 360) and Fusion 360 virtual disc drives for all file types. However, for the following file types and CAD applications, it also performs automatic detection and processing of any external references (dependencies) found inside these files:

  • Autodesk 3ds Max (64-bit) 2014 and higher
    • .max
    • .mat
    • .maxc
  • Autodesk Alias ​​(64-bit)
    • .wire
  • Autodesk AutoCAD (64-bit) 2016 and higher (incl. Civil 3D)
    • .dwg
    • .dwt
    • .dst
  • Autodesk FeatureCAM (64-bit)
    • .fm
  • Autodesk Inventor (64-bit) 2016 and higher.
    • .dwg
    • .iam
    • .idw
    • .ipn
    • .ipt
  • Autodesk OMV (On Machine Verification, Power Inspect, 64-bit)
    • .mpf
    • .msr
    • .dat
    • .log
    • .a
  • Autodesk PowerInspect (64-bit) 2018.1 and higher
    • .pwi
  • Autodesk PowerMill (64-bit)
    • .pmlprj
  • Autodesk VRED (64-bit)
    • .vpb
  • Microsoft Office
    • .doc, .docx, .dot, .xls, .xlsx, .xlt, .ppt, pot, .msg
  • Solidworks (64-bit) 2015 and higher
    • .asm
    • .drw
    • .prt
    • .sldasm
    • .slddrw
    • .sldprt

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29.7.2018    21454×   FAQ  
applies to: AutoCAD · Inventor · BIM360 · Alias · 3ds Max · VRED ·

See also:
Tip 14075:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2025 (import/export/AnyCAD).
Tip 13735:My initial login to Fusion 360 isn't working.
Tip 13402:Which products and features can I use for free with Flex Token licensing?
Tip 13227:Reference Explorer - quick analysis of your project or assembly (file size, xref errors).
Tip 12977:Easily find CAD/BIM document references (including missing ones) - Reference Explorer

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