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Convert Your IGES CAD Files to X

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Our free and fast tool will convert most IGES (Initial Graphics Exchange Specification) CAD files to a standard X (Direct X File) 3D model file that can then be edited further in most popular 3D editing packages such as Blender or 3D printed without any further processing. Our conversion tool can also batch convert multiple IGES files, up to 25 files at a time can be converted.

To convert your IGES file click the Upload button above and select the file to convert. Once selected, the file will be converted to a X file and will ready for download shortly afterwards. For more information about the IGES to X conversion process see the conversion information section below for more information.

How to Convert your IGES to X Online?

Here are 2 simple steps to convert your IGES to X.

Upload a IGES

Click the "Upload a IGES File" button and select a IGES to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.

Download your X

Click the download link once completed to receive your X file.

FAQ

How can I convert my IGES file to X?

First click the "Upload..." button, select your IGES file to upload. Select any configuration options. When the IGES to X conversion has completed, you can download your X file straight away.

How long does it take to convert my IGES to X?

We aim to process all IGES to X conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds but can be more for larger more complex files so please be patient.

How accurate is the IGES to X conversion?

We aim to create the most accurate conversions with our tools. Our tools are under constant development with new features and improvements being added every week.

Is it safe to convert my IGES to X on ImageToStl.com?

Yes, of course! We do not store the IGES file you submit to us. The resulting X file, once created is deleted 15 minutes after upload and the download link will expire after this time.

Can I convert IGES to X on Windows, Linux, Android, iOS or Mac OS?

Yes! Our IGES to X tool will run on any system with a modern web browser. No specialist software is needed to run any of our conversion tools.

What if I am using an Ad Blocker, will that affect things?

Yes. Although you can use an Ad Blocker, if you like our IGES conversion tool please consider white-listing our site. When an Ad Blocker is enabled there are some conversion limits on some of our tools and processing/conversion times will be longer.

I have several IGES files, can I batch convert my IGES to X?

Yes! Our IGES tool supports full batch conversions. You can upload up to 25 IGES files at a time. Our tool will convert them all as quickly as possible. Once completed, you can either download the X files individually or download them all in a single Zip file.

File format information for IGES to X

ExtensionIGES
Full NameInitial Graphics Exchange Specification
TypeCAD
Mime Typeapplication/iges
FormatBinary
Open WithFreeCAD

Description

IGES is an open file format used within CAD applications as a means of saving data in a format that can be opened and edited in other CAD applications. Its roots can be traced back to the mid-1970's where is was used by the United States Air Force.

The format itself is a human readable text-based format and contains data that can represent many different CAD elements such as points, lines, arc's and much more. IGES files can be opened with many modern CAD applications such as FreeCAD.

ExtensionX
Full NameDirect X File
Type3D Model
Mime Typetext/plain
FormatText

Description

The X 3D file format extension was introduced by Microsoft with the launch of Version 2 of their 3D graphics API Direct X back in 2002. The format has evolved over the years however in 2014 the X file format was deprecated in favour of newer more capable formats such as FBX.

The format is a simple text based file capable of storing 3D mesh information such as vertices, faces, normals and material information. In addition to basic 3D information the format can also store animations with the X file format primarily used in the development of games.

X Notes

X files support material and color information. If your uploaded model contains color information our tool will attempt to save this in the X file at the end of the conversion process. Texture information is not supported at this time.

Supported Features

  • Mesh geometry

Unsupported Features

  • Material colors
  • Textures
  • Animations

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