BOLTS file format description

Many people often share .bolts files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .bolts files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .bolts files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .bolts files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .bolts file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bolts - Tekla Structures Exported Bolts Data

The BOLTS data files are related to Tekla Structures. The BOLTS file is a Tekla Structures Exported Bolts Data. Tekla Structures is a tool for structural engineers, detailers, and fabricators. It is an integrated model-based 3D solution for managing multi-material databases (steel, concrete, timber, etc.). Tekla Structures features interactive modeling, structural analysis and design, and automatic drawing creation.

Tekla Structures
Data files
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Tekla Structures Exported Bolts Data related extensions:
Open Workbench Sort Data
Gaussian Z-matrix Template
Ximinez Data
Autodesk AutoCAD Program Parameters Data
SlamDB Database
IRIT 3D Model

Naturally, other applications may also use the .bolts file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bolts files. Be especially cautious with .bolts files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bolts file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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