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Details of extension .igs

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .igs file?
  • Which program can create the .igs file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .igs format?
  • What can convert .igs files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .igs extension?
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): -
Related extensions:
Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing
WorkView3D Links
IronCAD Scene
ArchiCAD 3D Model
TurboCAD Drawing (ASCII)
TurboCAD Drawing
TurboCAD Template
Autodesk AutoCAD Unit Definition
Indigo Material Data
Indigo Renderer Scene .igs file icon

Indigo Renderer Scene

IGS file is an Indigo Renderer Scene. Indigo is a freeware unbiased render engine capable of highly realistic renders. Indigo uses methods such as Metropolis Light Transport, Spectral light calculus, and virtual camera model. Scene data is stored in XML or IGS format.
Category: Data files
Application: Indigo Renderer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
WorkView3D Links
IGES Drawing
IMVU Material File
Autodesk 3D Studio Material Library
Indigo Material Data
Indigo Packed Material Data
Indigo Image
VDA-FS CAD Document
Indigo Renderer Packaged Scene

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Carlson SurvCADD GIS File
GemStone Document
InfoSlips Package
iSpy Event Data
Anime List Builder Data
ERDAS Imagine Data
Indigo Queue Data
Interactive Groundwater Modeling Data

The .igs filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

igx (1), igq (1), ugs (1), igc (1), lgs (1), ifs (1), jgs (1), gs (1), its (1), is (1), ins (1), igz (1), igw (1), ige (1), ogs (1)

Can't open a .igs file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.igs

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android