CAD formats that can be imported in Sim4Life / SEMCAD X Matterhorn

Here is a list of CAD formats that can be imported into Sim4Life:

  • SEMCAD X models (.sem)
  • ACIS SAT and SAB
  • IGES
  • ProEngineer assemblies and parts
  • CATIA v4 and v5 (*)
  • STL
  • VTI
  • VTP
  • VTU
  • STEP
  • 3DS
  • I-DEAS
  • ODB++ (*)

(*) Note that not all of these formats are activated by default - some require a separate license

The list is actually quite a bit longer.

For surface meshes is includes:

  • VTK
  • PLY
  • OBJ
  • OFF
  • DAT (iSEG/ViP surface format)

For image data it includes:

  • PRJ (iSEG project files)
  • NIFTY (NII, NII.GZ)
  • DICOM
  • MHA/MHD
  • NRRD

For unstructured meshes it includes:

  • Exodus II
  • VTU
  • NASTRAN (partial support)
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