How do I open CGR files in Catia V5?

How do I open CGR files in Catia?

First, try right-clicking on the file and selecting “Open With…” and select CATIA Drawing or Quest3D Program Part from the dropdown list. If that didn’t work, go into the file associations settings of Windows, and set CATIA Drawing or Quest3D Program Part to open CGR files by default.

How do I open a CGR file?

Programs that open CGR files

  1. Dassault Systemes CATIA.
  2. Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans.
  3. Open Cascade DMU Reviewer.
  4. Adobe Acrobat DC.

How do I convert CGR to CATPart in Catia?

Click File > Save As > Save a Copy and set Type to CATIA V5 CATPart (*. CATPart) in the Save a Copy dialog box to export the part to CATIA V5. 4. After the export, check in the CATPart file from the Workspace to the server.

How do I open 3d objects in Catia?

Click the Import external geometry button on the toolbar. Browse to the desired location and select the desired file(s). Click [Open] to start the import process.

What is a Catia CGR file?

cgr files are CATIA Graphical Representation files. They are light-weight files of CATIA CATPart models that have been reformatted as many small triangles. These are used in CATIA for viewing purposes primarily.

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What is CGR data?

CGR is a tessellated file format similar to STL, which you might be more familiar with. I.e., CGR data is a collection of flat triangles, rather than exact surfaces and edges, as would be in the CATPart file. The CGR files are much smaller than their CATPart or CATProduct counterparts.

What is a 3dxml file?

3D XML format is a proprietary zip archive file developed and supported by Dassault Systemes – it contains 3D representation files (like surface data, or a mesh) and a BOM file that can be viewed using a 3D XML player from 3DVIA.

How do I open Catia files?

To import CATIA V5 files:

  1. Click File > Open.
  2. Navigate to the folder containing CATIA part or product files to open.
  3. For Files of type, select CATIA.
  4. Select the CATPart or CATProduct file and click Open. SOLIDWORKS imports the CATIA V5 file.

What files can Catia V5 open?

3D CAD Translation: Importing & Exporting The Right Format

Major CAD Software Developer Major Import/ Export CAD Files
SolidWorks Dassault Systemes ACIS, CATIA V5, DXF/DWG, IGES, Parasolid, PDF (export only), STEP, and STL.
Inventor Autodesk ACIS, CATIA V5, DWG, IGES, JT, Parasolid, STEP.

How do I open an STL file in Catia?


  1. File Menu > Open > select your source file (assemblies import as CATProduct)
  2. Save the imported CATProduct file.
  3. Select File > New > Part > Name the new part.
  4. Select one component from your master CATProduct File and copy it.
  5. Paste the component in a new part window.