I have some files which i would like to open but can't as they were created with a future version of solidworks. Is there any way they can be opened by me. I use SW_09
Hi Adeleke, I'm no expert but here goes.
Save the newer file in question as a .step file somewhere in a different directory, Then open this file in the older version of solidworks, then save it as a .SLDPRT.
You may lose some functions such as mates for assemblies, but individual files work fine. Good luck.