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Informations about the IGES filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .iges filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .iges file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.igs - IGES Drawing

The IGS file is a Document file, which is connected to the IGES Drawing according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the IGES Drawing (.igs) files can be opened or converted with the help of IGS Viewer.

Format description:
IGS format description not yet available
IGS Viewer
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
IGES Drawing

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .iges file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .iges extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .iges files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .iges file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .iges file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .iges file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .iges file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .iges extension

The .iges filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .iges files.

ges, ige, ies, igs, igds

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .iges file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .iges extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

IESNA Photometric Data
Bentley MicroStation Design
ERDAS Imagine Data
IGES Drawing
Indigo Renderer Scene

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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