HOOPS Converter » Supported Formats

The HOOPS Communicator import/export is based on HOOPS Exchange. The following formats are available with a HOOPS Communicator license.

Supported Import Formats

Format Version Extensions
HOOPS Stream Format* All Versions HSF
OBJ** All Versions (Windows Only) OBJ
PDF All Versions PDF
PRC All Versions PRC
Sketchup Up to 2015 (Windows Only) SKP
Stereo Lithography All Versions STL
Universal 3D All Versions U3D
VRML V1.0 and V2.0 WRL, VRML

Supported Export Formats

Format Extensions
HOOPS Stream Format* HSF
HTML HTML
PNG PNG
PRC PRC
HOOPS Communicator StreamCache SC, SCS, SCZ
Stereo Lithography STL

* The following HSF attributes are not supported and are ignored during SC Export:  Click to see the attributes.

** HOOPS Converter only supports tessellated data. MTL files can be provided to define materials.

The PDF importer only imports 3D geometry; 2D objects will not be imported.

Import Formats Available with a HOOPS Exchange License

Format Version Extensions
ACIS Up to 2018.1 (R28)
SAT, SAB
Autodesk Inventor Up to 2019 IPT, IAM
CATIA V4 Up to 4.2.5 MODEL, SESSION, DLV, EXP
CATIA V5 Up to V5-6 R2018 (R28) CATDrawing, CATPart, CATProduct, CATShape, CGR
CATIA V5 [3DXML] Up to V5-6 R2018 (R28) 3DXML
CATIA V6 [3DXML] Up to 2013x 3DXML
Creo - Pro/E Pro/Engineer 19.0 to Creo 5.0 ASM, NEU, PRT, XAS, XPR
Autocad Up to AutoCAD 2019
Please note that 3D DWG support is currently in Beta.
DWG, DXF
I-deas Up to 13.x (NX 5), NX I-deas 6 MF1, ARC, UNV, PKG
IFC IFC2x Editions 2, 3 and 4 IFC, IFCZIP
IGES 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 IGS, IGES
JT Up to v10.0 JT
Parasolid Up to v30.1
X_B, X_T, XMT, XMT_TXT
Revit* 2015 to 2018 RVT, RFA
Rhino3D 4, 5, 6
3DM
Solid Edge V19 - 20, ST - ST10
ASM, PAR, PWD, PSM
SolidWorks* From 97 up to 2018 SLDASM, SLDPRT
STEP AP 203 E1/E2, AP 214, AP 242 STP, STEP, STP.Z
Unigraphics-NX V11.0 to NX 12.0 PRT
VDA-FS Version 1.0 and 2.0 VDA

* Revit format is still in pre-release support and is available on Windows only.

Export Formats Available with a HOOPS Exchange License

Format Extensions
3MF 3MF
STEP STP, STEP

Export Formats Available with a HOOPS Publish License

Format Extensions
PDF PDF