.IGS File Extension

File Type:
IGES Drawing File

Having trouble opening .igs extension? Don't panic! This page explains what igs files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open igs files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a IGS file?

Igs file extension has IGES Drawing file type, which is associated with the "cad files" category.

Supported by different CAD tools, the graphics file comes in a 2D/3D vector format. It allows saving wireframe models, circuit diagrams, solid object representations, etc.

Recently, the .STP format has replaced the IGES format, which was previously considered the standard for transferring 3D models between CAD tools.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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File Type:
IGES Drawing File
CAD Files

How to open IGS file?

Double click the igs file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .igs extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the igs extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the igs file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open IGS files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the igs file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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