Pixyz Studio and Pixyz Batch can import a wide range of CAD file formats from industry-leading solutions and standards (CATIA, NX, SolidWorks, Creo, STEP, IGES...), and tessellated/mesh file formats (FBX, OBJ, JT, USD, glTF…).

Additionally, Pixyz Studio and Pixyz Batch can also export tessellated/mesh file formats (FBX, glTF, USD, OBJ…).


The following 3D file formats are supported:

Import


FORMAT

VERSION

EXTENSIONS

TESSELLATED

BREP

 PMI 

ALTERNATIVE IMPORTER

OPTION

Pixyz

All versions

PXZ

✔️

✔️

✔️

3DS

All versions

3DS

✔️

✔️

ACIS

Up to 2020

SAT, SAB

✔️

✔️

AutoCAD 3D

Up to Version 2019

DWG, DXF

✔️

✔️

Autodesk Alias (1)(5)

Versions 2016 to 2020

WIRE

✔️

✔️

Autodesk FBX

Versions 2011 to 2020

FBX

✔️

✔️

Autodesk Inventor

Up to 2021

IPT, IAM

✔️

✔️

Autodesk Revit

2015 to 2020

RVT, RFA

✔️

Autodesk ReCap (6)(5)

Version 20.1.1

RCP, RCS

Points

Autodesk VRED (2)(5)

Versions 2017 to 2020

VPB

✔️

✔️

CATIA V4

Up to 4.2.5

MODEL, SESSION

✔️

✔️

✔️

CATIA V5

Up to V5-6 R2020

CATPart, CATProduct, CATShape, CGR

✔️

✔️

✔️

CATIA V5 [3DXML]

Up to V5-6 R2019 (R29)

3DXML

✔️

✔️

CATIA V6 [3DXML]

Up to V5-6 R2019 (R29)

3DXML

✔️

✔️

COLLADA

All versions

DAE

✔️

Creo - Pro/E

Pro/Engineer 19.0 to Creo 7.0

ASM, NEU, PRT, XAS, XPR

✔️

✔️

✔️

CSB Deltagen (3)(5)

Up to Version 2018

CSB

Dev/Beta

Dev/Beta

glTF

Version 2.0

GLTF, GLB

✔️

IFC (4)

IFC2x Editions 2, 3 and 4

IFC

✔️

Aternative Importer

✔️

IGES

5.1, 5.2, 5.3

IGS, IGES

✔️

✔️

✔️

JT

All Versions (up to 10.5)

JT

✔️

✔️

✔️

✔️

OBJ

All Versions

OBJ

✔️

NX-Unigraphics

V11.0 to NX 12.0, and 1953

PRT

✔️

✔️

✔️

Parasolid

Up to v33

X_B, X_T, P_T, P_B, XMT, XMT_TXT, XMT_BIN

✔️

✔️

✔️

PDF

All Versions

PDF

✔️

✔️

✔️

PLM XML

6

PLMXML

✔️

✔️

Point Cloud

1.0 (E57)

E57, PTS, PTX

Points

PRC

All Versions

PRC

✔️

✔️

✔️

Rhino3D

4, 5, 6

3DM

✔️

✔️

✔️

RVM (Aveva PDMS)

All Versions

RVM

✔️

✔️

SketchUp (5)

Up to Version 2018

SKP

✔️

Solid Edge

V19 - 20, ST - ST10, 2020

ASM, PAR, PWD, PSM

✔️

✔️

SolidWorks

From 97 up to 2021

SLDASM, SLDPRT

✔️

✔️

✔️

STEP

AP 203 E1/E2, AP 214, AP 242

STP, STEP, STPZ, STEPZ

✔️

✔️

✔️

✔️

StereoLithography (STL)

All Versions

STL

✔️

✔️

U3D

ECMA-363 (1st, 2nd & 3rd editions)

U3D

✔️

USD

Up to Version 0.19.7

USDZ, USDA, USDC

✔️

VDA-FS

Version 1.0 and 2.0

VDA

✔️

✔️

VRML

V1.0 and V2.0

WRL, VRML

✔️

✔️


✔️

  =  Supported

  =  This concept is not supported by this format

  =  Not supported

Dev/Beta

  =  Supported but still under development


(1) Requires Autodesk Alias to be installed (with a valid license, for Windows only) on the same computer on which Pixyz Studio (or Pixyz Batch) is running

(2) Requires Autodesk VRED Professional or Design to be installed (with a valid license, (for Windows only) on the same computer on which Pixyz Studio (or Pixyz Batch) is running

(3) Only geometries (no variants, animation, etc)

(4) BRep import (currently under Dev/beta) is available through the "Alternative Importer" parameter

(5) Format supported only with Windows versions of Pixyz Batch

(6) Requires installing Autodesk ReCap SDK with a valid Autodesk account, on the same computer on which Pixyz Studio (or Pixyz Batch) is running


IMPORTANT                The "Alternative Importer" parameter gives the possibility to import some formats using a different importer, if the default one does not give satisfaction. To manage the parameter, go to Preferences


Export


FORMAT

VERSION

EXTENSIONS

TESSELLATED

Autodesk FBX (7)

Versions 2011 to 2019

FBX

✔️

Autodesk VRED (2)

Versions 2017 to 2020

VPB

Available for Pixyz Batch only

CATIA V5 [3DXML]

v4.2

3DXML

✔️

COLLADA

No version

DAE

✔️

glTF

2.0

GLTF, GLB

✔️

JT

9.5

JT

✔️

OBJ

No version

OBJ

✔️

PDF

No version

PDF

✔️

PRC

No version

PRC

✔️

StereoLithography (STL)

No version

STL

✔️

USD

0.19.7

USDZ, USDA, USDC

✔️

VRML

V2.0

WRL, VRML

✔️

Unity Reflect

2.0.1.12 and above

No extension

✔️


(7) FBX can be exported as Binary file or ASCII file: go to Edit Menu > Preferences > IO > Export > FbxVersion and choose the desired version.