What file formats can be used?

Highlights

  • Vrex supports open file formats
  • openBIM is the standard for construction projects. This includes IFC files with a full support for BCF
  • The STEP file format is also supported. This is used for technical constructions and other CAD work
  • OBJ and DAE files are supported to help you in cases where IFC and STEP is not a viable option

Full list


IFC - Industry Foundation Classes

IFC – Industry Foundation Classes

IFC is an open file format used by BIM (Building Information Modeling) software. It contains a 3D-model of a building or facility, including spatial elements, materials, and shapes. It is developed by BuildingSMART

BCF - BIM Collaboration Format

BCF – BIM Collaboration Format

BCF is an open file format that supports communication in the BIM processes. It is typically used for issue tracking, and is developed by BuildingSMART

STEP - Standard for the Exchange of Product model data

STEP – Standard for the Exchange of Product model data

STEP file is a CAD file format used to share 3D models between users of different CAD systems. CAD file interchangeability is a headache in the field, this is what ISO Standard 10303 is trying to solve. We recommend AP 214 and AP 242. The format is developed by ISO

DAE files </br>COLLADA, COLLAborative Design Activity

DAE files
COLLADA, COLLAborative Design Activity

DAE is an interchange file format for interactive 3D applications, developed by Khronos Group, which is a nonprofit

OBJ - Object file

OBJ – Object file

OBJ is an open 3D-geometry definition file format supported by most software packages

CSV - Comma-Seperated Values

CSV – Comma-Seperated Values

CSV is a simple file format used to import and exported data from programs such as project management systems, Excel and other

Coming soon


Vrex aims to support all industry standard file-formats for easy data exchange and usability. The following formats are interesting to us. Let us know if you have other suggested file formats

JT

Used for technical constructions, with metadata, rigging hierarchies, movement data, and much more

FBX

FBX is a useful file format inside the Autodesk environment. This is a closed format under Autodesk control, and so is not very useful for other purposes

RVT, NWF, IAM, IPT, IPN

We will handle most Autodesk formats directly so you can use them directly without any exporting

ASM and PRT

Extended support for the STEP format

If you have other filetypes you wish to see supported, please get in touch



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