IFC File Extension

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Industry Foundation Classes Format
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What is IFC file?

IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) file extension is used by various BIM (Building Information Modeling) software for storing data related to construction and architecture. IFC file contains projects and models for objects and buildings along with information about materials, shapes, and spatial elements.

Additional information

IFC is a object-oriented format specified by International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI). The main purpose of IFC standard is to facilitate cooperation between entities in the construction industry.

IFC format specification is freely available in the public domain.

Programs that support IFC file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the IFC file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the IFC file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the IFC file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the IFC file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the IFC file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the IFC file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

Do you want to help?

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