Enhancement Details

Creo Elements/Pro Interface for Inventor

The Creo/Elements Pro Interface for Inventor is an import-only processor you can use to read parts and assemblies for Autodesk Inventor 2009 and earlier.

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Parametric
Product / Module PTC Creo Parametric
Version Wildfire 5.0
Product Functional Area 3D Interface
User Interface Location Click File > Open and then in the Type list, select Inventor Part (*.ipt) or Inventor Assembly (*.iam).
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

This interface is in the base package of Creo Elements/Pro. It requires an installation and licensing of Autodesk Inventor 2008 or 2009 on the same computer as Creo Elements/Pro. With Autodesk Inventor 2008 installed, you cannot open Autodesk Inventor 2009 files. You can import into Creo Elements/Pro 5.0 earlier releases of Autodesk Inventor files that are upward compatible with the configured Autodesk Inventor version.

Creo Elements/Pro Interface for Inventor supports import of exact geometry, datums (planes, axes and points), curves, colors, and layers. Batch import of Inventor files is supported using Distributed Pro/BATCH.

Creo Elements/Pro Interface for Inventor has the following benefits: