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How to convert Autodesk Inventor (.iam,.ipt) to ArtiosCAD (ESKO)?

PolyTrans|CAD+DCC performs mathematically precise CAD, DCC/Animation, GIS and BIM 3D file conversions into all key downstream 3D packages and file formats. Okino software is used and trusted throughout the world by many tens of thousands of 3D professionals in mission & production critical environments, backed by respectable personal support directly from our core development team.


Autodesk Inventor

Autodesk Inventor is Autodesk's main MCAD "BREP solids" modelling software program which has competed with its rivals of SolidWorks, ProE/Creo, Solid Edge, Unigraphics NX (and partly) CATIA v4/v5 since its original release in 1999.

The file formats of key importance would be ".ipt" which contains the geometry of each part/object in the scene, and, ".iam" files which contain the scene assembly information.

Conversion from Autodesk Inventor into Okino software is handled by these 3 ideal methods:

  • Via DWF-3D files exported from Inventor. This is the most ideal and "least mentally taxing" conversion method. It also supports material and texture map conversion.
  • Via native import of the .iam or .ipt files,
  • Via STEP AP214 or IGES 'BREP solids' files.



ArtiosCAD is stated to be the world's most popular structural packaging design editor. It has tools specifically designed for packaging professionals for structural design, product development, virtual prototyping and manufacturing. ArtiosCAD is the ideal product for all corrugated, folding carton and POP, POS, FSDU display designers.

While ArtiosCAD has some basic CAD importers, it does not have the plethora of interoperability file formats offered by Okino software, and of the depth and breadth of our converters. Conversions occurs from the Okino source of CAD, DCC and VisSim file formats into ArtiosCAD via the Okino Collada exporter. This pipeline has been well tested and used in production environments by mutual ArtiosCAD customers.