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What are IGES files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an IGES file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your IGES files.

What is an IGES file?

The IGES file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the IGES file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the IGES file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about IGES files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open IGES files

Important: Different programs may use files with the IGES file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your IGES file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different IGES openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of IGES files. Remember, different programs may use IGES files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

eDrawings RapidFire LiteeDrawings RapidFire LiteVerified
ABViewerABViewerUser submitted
TruTops ConvertTruTops ConvertUser submitted
3D-Tool3D-ToolUser submitted
Moment of InspirationMoment of InspirationUser submitted
Teamcenter VisualizationTeamcenter VisualizationUser submitted
AlphacamAlphacamUser submitted
Rapidform EXPLORERRapidform EXPLORERUser submitted
RapidFire LiteRapidFire LiteUser submitted

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Help us help others

File.org helps thousands of users every day, and we would love to hear from you if you have additional information about IGES file formats, example files, or compatible programs. Please use the links below or email us at submit@file.org to discuss further.