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Autodesk Inventor is a program for designing three-dimensional prototypes.
Inventor uses specific file formats for parts (.IPT), assemblies (.IAM), presentations (.IPN) and drawing views (.IDW / .DWG).
A Brep file is a 3D model stored in the boundary representation (also known as B-rep). The Brep format is a part of Open CASCADE Technology (OCCT).
The Brep structure is made up of two major components:
It comprises three-dimensional data such as vertices, edges, wires, faces, shells, solids, compounds, edge and face triangulations, polylines on triangulations, space location, and orientation.
A CAD file is an output of a CAD software, containing key information about the designed object: its geometry and topology representation, 3D model hierarchy, metadata, and visual attributes depending on the format of the file.Read more
This article dives deep into the details of Autodesk Inventor file format, providing an understanding of its native .ipt and .iam file extensions, as well as its powerful B-Rep representations and assembly structures.Read more
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