Unable to Open Inventor Files – Mastercam

When attempting to open an Inventor file (ipt or iam), the below errors may occur…

inventor error
In order to read Autodesk Inventor files, you must have Inventor or Inventor View (DesignTracking) installed

cannot find ACIS solid data in inventor file

Cannot find ACIS Solid data in Inventor File

In order to open Inventor files in Mastercam, Inventor or Inventor Viewer needs to be installed on the system.
Note: Inventor Viewer is free for download from Autodesk’s website

When attempting to open an Inventor assembly file (iam), the below errors may occur…

No assembly components can be found

No assembly components can be found

cannot find ACIS solid data in Inventor file

Cannot find ACIS Solid data in Inventor File
Assembly files (iam) reference part files (ipt), therefore they must be present in the same folder as the assembly file in order for Mastercam to be able to open this file.

However, in some cases, there may be mapping issues to the part files. Therefore another option would be to save a different file format out of Inventor such as a Parasolid.

 


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