IGS File Extension

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IGES Drawing Format
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What is IGS file?

IGS file is a graphics file encoded in IGES format, and is used in CAD software environment to store 2D/3D vector image data. The file can contain various data for the project, such as wireframe models, surface or solid objects representations, circuit designs, etc. IGS file is saved in ASCII text format.

Short history of IGS file format

IGS project file closely follows Initial Graphics Exchange Specification (IGES) file format specification, first published in 1980. It quickly became the standard format for storing and exchanging 3D model data used in CAD software environment. This solution greatly facilitates distribution of projects among users working that use different types of CAD software. In recent years however, it has been replaced by newer STP format, which is used to this day. IGES standard specification document was last updated in 1996.

Programs that support IGS file

Conversion of a IGS file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the IGS extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of IGS file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from IGS extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to IGS file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the IGS 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 IGS file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the IGS 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 IGS 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 IGS 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 IGS file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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