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

OBJ

BCF ***

Up to 2.1

BCF

PDF ****

All versions

PDF

PRC

All versions

PRC

3D point cloud

All versions

PTS

3D point cloud

All versions

PTX

Sketchup

Up to 2021 (Windows only)

SKP

Stereo Lithography

All versions

STL

Universal 3D

All versions

U3D

VRML

v1.0 and v2.0

WRL, VRML

3D point cloud

All versions

XYZ

Supported Export Formats

Format

Extensions

BCF***

BCF

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:

callback, camera, clip regions, color map, condition, cutting planes, edge pattern, edge weight, handedness, heuristics, images, lights, line pattern, line pattern definition, line weight, local textures, marker size, marker symbol, markers, mesh, named styles, references, rendering options, sub-geometry attributes (colors and visibility), selectability, styles, text alignment, text font, text spacing, texture matrix, visibility, window, window frame, window pattern.

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

*** Only available through the Web Viewer directly.

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

Additional Import Formats Available to HOOPS Web Platform or HOOPS Exchange Licensees

Format

Version

Extensions

3MF

Up to 2.0

3MF

ACIS

Up to 2021

SAT, SAB

AutoCAD

Up to AutoCAD 2019 (3D support is in beta)

DWG, DXF

Autodesk Inventor

Up to 2023

IPT, IAM

CATIA V4

Up to 4.2.5

MODEL, SESSION, DLV, EXP

CATIA V5

Up to V5-6R2022

CATDrawing, CATPart, CATProduct, CATShape, CGR

CATIA V6 / 3DExperience

Up to V5-6 R2019 (R29)

3DXML

COLLADA

Any

DAE

Creo - Pro/E

Pro/Engineer 19.0 to Creo 9.0

ASM, NEU, PRT, XAS, XPR

FBX

ASCII: from 7100 to 7400. Binary: all.

FBX

GLTF

Version 2.0 only

GLTF, GLB

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 v10.5

JT

Navisworks

2012 to 2023

NWD

NX - Unigraphics

V11.0 up to 2206 PRT

PRT

Parasolid

Up to v34.1

X_B, X_T, XMT, XMT_TXT

Revit

2015 to 2023

RVT, RFA

Rhino3D

4, 5, 6, 7

3DM

Solid Edge

V19 - 20, ST - ST10, 2021

ASM, PAR, PWD, PSM

SolidWorks

From 97 up to 2021

SLDASM, SLDPRT

STEP

AP 203 E1/E2, AP 214, AP 242

STP, STEP, STP.Z

VDA-FS

Version 1.0 and 2.0

VDA

Additional Export Formats Available to HOOPS Web Platform or HOOPS Exchange Licensees

Format

Extensions

3MF

3MF, 3MF 2.0

JT

JT

STEP

STP, STEP

X_T

X_T

Additional Export Formats Available to HOOPS Web Platform or HOOPS Publish Licensees

Format

Extensions

PDF

PDF