• Description
For users of the Design Module, COMSOL Multiphysics ® version 5.2a brings updated support for new versions of certain file formats. View the complete list below.

Updated Support for New CAD File Format Versions

The CAD file import and export functionality has been extended to support new versions for the following file formats:

Read From File

  • Parasolid ® (.x_t, .xmt_txt, .x_b, .xm\t_bin) up to V28.1
  • ACIS ® (.sat, .sab, .asat, .asab) up to R25, 2016 1.0
  • CATIA ® V5 (.CATPart, .CATProduct) R8-R25, 2016
  • Inventor ® assemblies (.iam) versions 11, 2008-2016
  • Inventor ® parts (.ipt) versions 6-11, 2008-2016
  • SOLIDWORKS ® (.sldprt, .sldasm) versions 98-2016
  • AutoCAD ® (.dwg) versions 2.5-2016
  • AutoCAD ® DXF (.dxf, 3D) versions 2.5-2016

Write to File

  • ACIS ® (.sat, .sab) R4, R7, and 2016 1.0
  • Parasolid ® (.x_t, x_b) V28.1

A complete list of supported CAD file formats is found in the CAD Specification Chart under the "Read from File, CAD" and "Write to File" sections.