3D Model Files

Document created by Ankit Sulodia on Dec 21, 2016Last modified by Marcel Broekmaat on Dec 5, 2019
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Trimble Connect for Browser

NOTE: Rhino files are no longer supported.  Additionally, the following file formats are not supported in the Trimble Connect 3D viewer: OBJ, FBX, 3DS, STL, 3DM, IGES, IGS, SLDASM.


Trimble Connect for Windows


Trimble Connect for Mobile

  • IFC (.ifc)
  • IFC XML (.ifcXML)
  • IFC ZIP (.ifcZIP)
  • DGN (.dgn)
  • SKP (2018 and below)
  • DXF

NOTE: Rhino related files are no longer supported.  Hence file type IGES (.igs , .iges) cannot be viewed in the TC Mobile viewer.



Due to certain OS file name restrictions, the following characters are not supported:

  • < (less than)
  • > (greater than)
  • : (colon)
  • " (double quote)
  • / (forward slash)
  • \ (backslash)
  • | (vertical bar or pipe)
  • ? (question mark)
  • . CHAR (Characters followed by dot)
  • * (asterisk)
  • ..(double dot)


3D Viewer support for Digital Project and CATIA formats have become unavailable due to changes in Licensing Agreements. As a workaround, please export your models to IFC format from Digital Project and CATIA then import to Trimble Connect.