Subject: File formats that can be exported

The following table describes the file formats that can be exported.

Export formats


File extension




Graphics file

Collaborative Design Activity (Collada)


Interactive three-dimensional graphics file format used by 3D graphics applications (three-dimensional entities are exported, including ACIS entities)

Design Drawing


Distribute your drawing to others for review, editing, and markup using other CAD programs such as Bentley® Microstation®

Design Web Format


Distribute your drawing to others for using with Autodesk® software and tools

Enhanced Windows Metafile


Graphics file

Industry Foundation Classes


Distribute your drawing to others for review, editing, and markup in other BIM applications

Portable Document Format


Distribute your drawing in 2D or 3D to others for using with Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® and Adobe® Acrobat

Scalable Vector Graphics


Graphics file and Web development language



Graphics file used for prototyping and 3D printing three-dimensional models

Wavefront Technologies Object Format


File used for 3D modeling and 3D printing

Windows Metafile


Graphics file

You can also export ACIS solids, regions, and surfaces to an ASCII file (*.sat) that you can use in other programs.

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