Catia V5

Catia V5 is a CAD system developed by Dassault Systèmes in 1998, currently widely used in the automotive, aerospace  and others industries.

Main Catia V5 file extensions are:

  • .CATPart (part)
  • .CATProduct (Assembly)
  • .CATDrawing (drawing)
  • .cgr (faceted representation)
  • .3dxml (Lightened representation)

The native or neutral formats supported by Catia V5 are Catia V4, IGES, DXF, DWG, STEP, STL. Catia V5 Downgrade compatibility tool alow to convert Catia V5 models to a lower release but with some limitation : assembly not supported, multisolid not supported, some special entities not supported, parametric information lost.

CAD Interop distributes several softwares to view, translate and validate Catia V5 files. Find below the list of our solutions compatible with Catia V5:

3DViewStation CAD Translation Automation Server
3DViewStation Desktop for CAD visualization
3DViewStation for CAD visualization in Virtual Reality
Associative Drawing Translation with Proficiency
CAD Reuse for CAE with CADfix DX
CAD to mesh Simplification for VR/AR/MR with CADfix VIZ
CAD Translation, Healing and Repair with CADfix DX
Controlled & secured sharing of your CAD data without translation with VisShare
Guided completion with Proficiency Completion Wizard
Online CAD visualization with 3DViewStation WebViewer
Proficiency feature-based CAD conversion
Simplify large CAD assemblies with CADfix PPS