FBX (Filmbox) is a proprietary file format (*fbx) developed by Kaydara and owned by Autodesk since 2006. It is used to provide interoperability between digital content creation applications. The format saw wider support from other 3D software packages such as Cinema 4D, SoftImage 3D, PowerAnimator, LightWave 3D and 3D Studio MAX. Today, FBX is also widely adopted among VR applications, which are typically built on top of major game engines.

Supported by:

Definition scope

  • polygonal representations
  • colors and materials
  • names
  • assembly structure

CAD Exchanger import of FBX

FBX is a demanded file format in game industry. CAD Exchanger can read files compliant with the following FBX versions:

  • V2012 (7.2)
  • V2014 (7.4)
  • V2016 (7.5)
  • V2019 (7.5)

Import (read) FBX

Export (write) FBX

CAD SDK to read and write FBX

Software vendors can use CAD Exchanger SDK to extend their C++, C# and Java applications to read, write, convert, visualize, analyze, triangulate or otherwise process FBX files. For details about FBX support by CAD Exchanger SDK please refer to the User’s Guide. For free evaluation of SDK please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..