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Is there anyway to open the 'future version models" in soliworks 2010...?? I can't open the sw2011 models....

By Shridharan on 23 Sep 15:02 12 answers 0 comments

Anyone pls answr fr tis...:)

12 answers

  • ALI
    ALI about 6 years ago

    unfortunately no, SolidWorks is not backwards compatible.
    you can ask the source of these file to convert them to step or iges format then you will be able to use them in SW2010.

  • Juan Esteban Paz (JEPaz)
    Juan Esteban Paz (JEPaz) about 6 years ago

    yep solidworks guys say that in every new version there are more and more features that sometimes cant be translated to earlier versions so newer versions will never be opened by earlier ones.. the only solution would be to use a neutral format..

  • dassault
    dassault about 6 years ago

    about the new feature - it's true you said! often that simple does not want to recognize the surface after the transfer to a neutral format!
    as I recall, the format of STEP - the only format accepted by the Ministry of Defence of America and the world as a single standard!

  • dassault
    dassault about 6 years ago

    Business Solutions is a perennial problem - we are constantly forced to move to a new product!
    sorry, but fail to open: / You can use the format transition - step, x_t, igs, and then recognize the surface, so that you can edit the tree!

  • Shridharan
    Shridharan about 6 years ago

    Its okay.Thank you guys...:)

  • Luis Arias
    Luis Arias about 2 years ago

    I think that there are one way is to save it as a parasolid file. Using this way your assembly structure will come clean.

  • bhushan tijare
    bhushan tijare over 1 year ago

    No there is no way to open future version file ,i also faced d same problem

  • Avinash Kumar
    Avinash Kumar over 1 year ago

    Converting it to the neutral format (like IGES & STEP) is hte only option then open it using any version of Solidworks

  • Jason Ulberg
    Jason Ulberg over 1 year ago

    I had a similar problem with opening 2015 models on a 2012 Solidworks. I found that exporting your files into Parasolid (*,x_t) format helps.

  • MZ BET
    MZ BET over 1 year ago

    it's impossible to save file in future version to old,but you can save in iges, stp, step, and import to the old version sw.

  • Robert Guyser
    Robert Guyser almost 6 years ago

    I cannot remember the name of the software, but there are programs that will create parametric models from generic 3D data.

    These programs take some expertise, cost a lot, and are of unknown abilities though.

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