>> INVENTOR file

INVENTOR file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.inventor - SGI Open Inventor Data

The INVENTOR development files are related to SGI Open Inventor. INVENTOR file is an SGI Open Inventor Data. SGI Open Inventor is a C++ object oriented retained mode 3D graphics toolkit. The SGI Open Inventor seems to be no longer supported.

SGI Open Inventor
Development files
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SGI Open Inventor Data related extensions:
Sawfish Lisp-based Script Source Code
Modgen Scenarion Data
Modgen Source Code
Xilize Configuration Data
Luca Template
StarUML UML Fragment Data

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

Can't open a .inventor 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

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