Datakit CrossCad/Plg converter for Rhino
(by Datakit)
Import & export many CAD formats into Rhino (ACIS, CATIA, Creo, FBX, glTF, IFC, Inventor, JT, Parasolid, Revit, SE, NX, 3DPDF, SW...)
200€ to 2500€
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This plug-in adds to Rhino the capability to import and export many CAD files formats. 

This utility for Rhino exposes two commands::

  • Import CAD files in these formats:
    • ACIS (.sat .asat .sab)
    • CATIA V4 (.model .dlv .dlv3 .exp .session)
    • CATIA V5 (.CATPart .CATProduct)
    • CATIA V6 / 3DEXPERIENCE­ (.3dxml)
    • CGR (.cgr)
    • Creo View (.ol .ed .edz .pvs .pvz)
    • Inventor (.ipt .iam)
    • IFC (.ifc .ifcxml .ifczip)
    • JT (.jt)
    • Parasolid (.x_t .x_b .xmt_txt .xmt_bin)
    • PLMXML (.plmxml)
    • ProE / Creo Parametric (.prt .prt.* .xpr .asm .asm.* .xas)
    • Revit (.rvt .rfa)
    • Solid Edge (.par .psm .asm)
    • UG NX (.prt)
  • Export CAD files in these formats:
    • CATIA V4 (.model)
    • CATIA V5 (.CATPart .CATProduct)
    • CGR (.cgr)
    • FBX(.fbx)
    • glTF (.gltf, .bin, .glb)
    • JT (.jt)
    • Parasolid (.x_t .x_b)
    • 3DPDF (.pdf)
    • NX (.prt)
    • SOLIDWORKS (.sldprt .sldasm)


  • Translates all 3D data.
  • Does NOT require licenses of other CAD software.
  • Supports parts & assemblies.
  • Imports the assembly tree as layers in Rhino.
  • Data can be filtered based on Entity Type, Visibility and Layer.
  • Supports layer filter.
  • Supports textures.
  • Allows you to choose axis placement .
  • Conversion of the graphical presentation of PMI (Product Manufacturing Information).
  • Allows you to sew surfacic entities.

These details depend on the chosen formats. More technical details for each import and export are available here:

To install:

  • Run the .msi installer.
  • Get a license on
  • In Rhino, click on "DATAKIT EXCHANGE" -> "LICENSE MANAGER" -> "Install" and select your license file.
License Cost: