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.IFC File Extension

File TypeIndustry Foundation Classes File

DeveloperBuildingSMART
Popularity
4.0 (9 Votes)
Category3D Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is an IFC file?

Model file created in the Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) format, which is an open file format used by Building Information Modeling (BIM) programs; contains a model of a building or facility, including spatial elements, materials, and shapes.

More Information

The IFC file format is used for interoperability between industry BIM programs.

NOTE: IFC files are recognized by Adobe Acrobat Pro Extended, which supports several types of 3D graphics. However, they may not be recognized by the standard version of Acrobat Pro.

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Programs that open IFC files
Updated 4/6/2018

About IFC Files

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