How do I convert Pro E to Catia?

Is Catia and Pro E same?

ProE is good in large assembly structure, Catia is good in surfacing. Catia has an added advantage of direct Catia ABAQUS interface. ProE has interface with ADAMS through Mech/Pro (and now an interface only version is also available) while having its own MDO.

How do I open a pro e file?

Importing Pro/ENGINEER Part Files

  1. Click Open (Standard toolbar) or File > Open.
  2. Browse to a file, and click Open.
  3. In the dialog box, set Files of type to ProE Part (*. …
  4. In the Pro/ENGINEER To SolidWorks Converter dialog box, set these options: …
  5. Click OK. …
  6. Click Features or Body to begin importing the part.

How do I open Catia in Solidworks?

CATIA Part and Product File Import

  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.

How do I open a .PRT file in Solidworks?

To open a Unigraphics part or assembly:

  1. Click Open (Standard toolbar) or File > Open.
  2. In the dialog box, set Files of type to Unigraphics (*. prt), then click Options.
  3. In the Import Options dialog box, under General, select or clear: Import multiple bodies as parts. …
  4. Click OK.
  5. Browse to a file, and click Open.
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Can we open .PRT file in Solidworks?

prt files can be opened directly by SolidWorks. This capability allows you to bypass IGES and STEP, providing you with a cleaner data exchange between SolidWorks and Unigraphics products. Parts and assemblies from UGII versions 10 or higher, and up to NX 4, can be imported.

How do I convert SOLIDWORKS to CATIA?

SolidWorks >> CATIA V5 (Dassault)

  1. To export a STEP file choose File -> Save as…, as file type choose STEP-Format (step, stp) and go to Options. …
  2. Under Output as the following options can be selected:
  3. Solid/Surface geometry: the geometry will be exported as solid and surface bodies.


CATIA and Solidworks are owned by the same company and do many of the same things. CATIA is primarily focused on surface modeling, and tends to be used by the automotive and aerospace industry more often than not. Solidworks is 3D parts and assembly modeling.

What file formats does solidworks export?

You can export part and assembly files to STL (. stl), 3D Manufacturing Format (. 3mf), or Additive Manufacturing File Format (. amf) format.

What can open a PRT file?

NOTE: Since PRT files are saved in a text format, you can open them with a text editor, such as Microsoft Notepad or Apple TextEdit. However, you may have to change the . prt file extension to . txt to open it in the text editor.

Can NX Open Creo files?

About Data Exchange Between NX and Creo. You can import NX part and assembly . prt files and export Creo parts and assemblies as NX .

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