BobCAD-CAM Supported File Format Types

BobCAD-CAM can both open and save files, the type of the files that can be opened and the types that can be saved are not the same, some of the Files such as Solidworks Files (SLDPRT) can be opened but must be saved as another type, this would be known as a readable file type. Files such as .dxf can be both opened and saved; this would be a writable file type.

The files that BobCAD-CAM can work with are listed below as Readable and Writeable File Types.

File Type Readable/Writeable File Type Description
.bbcd YES/YES BobCAD-CAM native file - Geometry + Toolpath information
.bbas YES/YES BobART texture file- Geometry Only
.bart YES/YES BobArt surface file Geometry Only
.cad YES/YES Legacy BobCAD file Geometry Only
.igs / .iges YES/YES Initial Graphics Exchange Specification
.dxf YES/YES Drawing Exchange Format- Geometry Only
.dwg YES/YES AutoCad Drawing Format Geometry Only
.sat YES/YES ACIS File type Geometry Only
.stp / .step YES/YES 3D assembly file- Geometry Only
.stl YES/YES Stereo Lithography- Geometry Only
.3dm YES/YES Cadent 3D Model- Geometry Only
.x_t YES/YES Parasolids- Geometry Only
.x_b YES/YES Parasolids- Geometry Only
.sldprt YES/YES Solidworks Solid Part File- Geometry Only