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CATIA Converter


CAT_Reader can read CATIA files from version V5R20 to version V5R29.


  • B-Rep representations
  • assembly structure (via external files)
  • attributes (names, colors)

Import Mapping

CATIA assemblies utilize external files. Table below shows how CATIA file types are mapped into CAD Exchanger entities after import.

CATIA File Types CAD Exchanger Entity
*.CATProduct ModelData_Assembly
*.CATPart ModelData_Part

Known Limitations

  • Limited colors support
  • Some unusual geometry may be missing