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Which CAD formats are supported in the Autodesk Manufacturing Data Exchange Utility?

A - answer The Autodesk Manufacturing Data Exchange Utility (AMDEU) is a data translation tool in the CAM products of the Delcam family. It handles import of all types of 3D CAD data into PowerMill, FeatureCAM, PowerShape. It installs automatically with all these CAM applications and if a 3D model is imported, it starts in the background, performs the required conversion and then terminates itself.

The Autodesk Manufacturing Data Exchange tool supports import from the following CAD formats (precise info about the format versions and entity types supported can be found in the product Help):

  • 3MF
  • ACIS
  • Alias
  • AMF
  • ASCON
  • AutoCAD
  • CATIA
  • Cimatron Elite
  • Cimatron
  • Creo
  • DDX
  • Autodesk DGK
  • Autodesk DMT
  • Geomagic
  • I-DEAS
  • IGES
  • Inventor
  • JT
  • Parasolid
  • PDF
  • PLY
  • PowerShape Parts
  • Pro/Engineer
  • Rhino
  • Shining3D
  • Autodesk ASM
  • Solid Edge
  • SolidWorks
  • SpaceClaim
  • STEP
  • STL
  • TopSolid
  • U3D
  • Unigraphics
  • VDA-FS
  • Wavefront Obj
  • WinMAX

E.g. the version MDEU 2020 has added support of these versions of the above mentioned CAD formats:

  • Alias 2019/2020
  • Autodesk ASM 2500
  • SolidEdge 2019
  • SolidWorks 2019
  • Cimatron Elite 14
  • ACIS 27 and 28
  • Rhino 6
  • JT 10.3 and 10.4 and 10.5
  • CATIA 5 V5-6R2019 (R29)
  • Creo 6
  • Parasolid 31.1
  • NX Continuous Release 1847 and 1872

Version 2022 has added the following formats:

  • Creo 8.0
  • CATIA V5-6R2021
  • JT 10.6
  • NX Continuous Release 1953-1980
  • Rhino 7, inc. SubD
  • Solid Edge 2021
  • SolidWorks 2021

See also CAD formats

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applies to: PowerMill · FeatureCAM · PowerShape ·

See also:
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