What File Formats Does KeyShot Support?

by Josh | Oct 20, 2011

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    What formats does KeyShot support? I'm so glad to pretend you asked. I could just say, "All of them." and while that's partially true, I think I should just show you so there's no doubt. Before you look though, there's one thing to note. KeyShot is the first application ever to support all these formats... on both PC and Mac. ...Ever.

    KeyShot file formats

    Now, if you're looking at this post from the year 2020, it will be slightly outdated as we've added more, but here are the supported formats and you can be sure we'll be adding more to give you the ultimate flexibility in bringing 3D models into KeyShot.

    • ALIAS 2012 and prior
    • AutoCAD (DWG/DXF)
    • CATIA v4/v5
    • Creo
    • Creo Elements/Pro (Pro/ENGINEER)
    • Inventor 2012 and prior
    • NX 8 and prior
    • Parasolid
    • Rhinoceros 5 and prior
    • SketchUp 8 and prior
    • Solid Edge ST4 and prior
    • SolidWorks 2012 and prior
    • JT
    • IGES
    • STEP AP203/214
    • OBJ
    • FBX including part animation
    • Collada
    • 3DS

    That is 19 formats in total! We had a little contest on the KeyShot Facebook page and Leonardo Pecorari guessed the number of formats correctly! Congrats Leonardo!

    Image by: Pedro Cau / Textures: Rodrigo Sória

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