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Details of extension .iges

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .iges file?
  • Which program can create the .iges file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .iges format?
  • What can convert .iges files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .iges extension?

0 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

IGES Drawing .igs file icon

IGES Drawing

IGS file is an IGES Drawing. The Initial Graphics Exchange Specification (IGES) defines a neutral data format that allows the digital exchange of information among Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: IGS Viewer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/iges
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing
WorkView3D Links
IronCAD Scene
ArchiCAD 3D Model
TurboCAD Drawing (ASCII)
TurboCAD Drawing
TurboCAD Template
Autodesk AutoCAD Unit Definition
Indigo Material Data

Other types of files may also use the .iges file extension. If you have helpful information about .iges extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

IESNA Photometric Data
ERDAS Imagine Data
IGES Drawing
Indigo Renderer Scene

The .iges filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ies (8), ges (5), ige (5), igs (4)

Can't open a .iges file?

If you want to open a .iges file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .iges association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.iges

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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