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IGS file format description

Many people share .igs files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .igs file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .igs files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.igs - IGES Drawing

The IGS document files are related to IGS Viewer. IGS file is an IGES Drawing. The Initial Graphics Exchange Specification (IGES) defines a neutral data format that allows the digital exchange of information among Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems.

IGS Viewer
Document files
- / -
IGES Drawing related extensions:
SmartSketch Drawing
Adobe Acrobat Catalog Index
Xshade 3D Model
FutureSplash Animator Document
Portable Document Format
RecurDyn Plot Document

.igs - Indigo Renderer Scene

The IGS data files are related to Indigo Renderer. IGS file is an Indigo Renderer Scene. Indigo is a freeware unbiased render engine capable of highly realistic renders. Indigo uses methods such as Metropolis Light Transport, Spectral light calculus, and virtual camera model. Scene data is stored in XML or IGS format.

Indigo Renderer
Data files
- / -
Indigo Renderer Scene related extensions:
DropMind Map Style
eWallet GO! Data
Illumina BeadArray Data
Illumina BeadArray Location Data
ListPro Data
DropMind XML Map Bundle

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

Can't open a .igs 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.

The .igs file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

gis, gs, ibs, ifs, ig, igc, ige, igw, igx, igz, ihs, ins, irs, is, isg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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