You can find several CAD / 3D modeling translation tools that will allow you to convert .iv files (SGI Inventor 3D format) to standard ISO STEP format (.stp, .step). This conversion is probably used by users that try to convert their old .iv format to some exchange format supported in modern programs.
Convert SGI Inventor 3D format to ISO-10303 STEP product data.
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .iv to .step file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert iv to step on Windows
3D Object Converter is a powerful 3D polygon model translation and interactive viewing shareware tool that allows arbitrary 3D model data to be imported from external sources, exported to various industry standard 3D file formats with great accuracy and quality.
Convert from iv file
to step file
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned iv to step. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A dedicated CAD viewer for Catia, Pro/E, and Inventor-files and for STEP, IGS, VDA, SAT, Parasolid, STL, VRML, and many other 3D and 2D CAD-file formats.