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How do i create a .dwfx for Navisworks Freedom? (from Inventor .iam)

By Jeppe Bruun Rasmussen on 04 Dec 00:19 2 answers 1226 views 0 comments

What can I do, to create a .dwfx, from a large Inventor assembly (.iam) -to be viewed in Navisworks Freedom?
I have Navisworks Simulate,
Should I just open my .iam directly in Navisworks Simulate, and save it as dwfx, or should I export my .iam to a .step and then import the .step? I think sometimes my STEP files become very large (like 200 MB) (though the .iam is only like 20 MB)
Do I need Navisworks Manage? .nwd file first?

Any tips? Maybe you know of any links to articles/forums/tutorials? If you have any experience with creating .dwfx files for Navisworks Freedom, please share that precious knowledege : )

2 answers

  • john
    john almost 2 years ago

    if you need the file only for Navisworks, then is the * .nwd exactly right. It's meant to replace it all geometries, textures and lights into the file, but geometries can not be pick out (data security). Then you don't need .dwfx.

    http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/navisworks/ct-p/4

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