Files with iv extension are in most cases 3D graphic files for SGI Inventor. Specialized object-oriented 3D format.

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IV file extension - SGI Inventor 3D format

What is iv file? How to open iv files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

File extension iv is mainly associated with a 3D graphic format originally developed for SGI Inventor program.

Open Inventor is an object-oriented 3D toolkit offering a comprehensive solution to interactive graphics programming problems.

SGI Inventor's IV format was semi-popular in the mid to late 1990s. A subset of it was used as the basis for the VRML 1.0 file format before that was replaced in 1995 by the VRML2 file format.

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Updated: March 10, 2023

The default software associated to open iv file:

Silicon Graphics International logoOpen Inventor  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Silicon Graphics International

Open InventorTM is an object-oriented 3D toolkit offering a comprehensive solution to interactive graphics programming problems. It presents a programming model based on a 3D scene database that dramatically simplifies graphics programming. 

Help how to open:

Use SGI Inventor or similar to open and work with .iv files.

How to convert:

You can find 3D translation programs capable of conversion .iv files to other 3D model formats.

Find conversions from iv file:

iv to ase

iv to iges

iv to obj

iv to step

iv to stl

iv to stp

iv to vrml

Find converter to iv file type:

obj to iv

stl to iv

stp to iv

List of software applications associated to the .iv file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open iv file, edit iv file, convert iv file, view iv file, play iv file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting iv files.

iv file viewer - programs that view iv file - SGI Inventor 3D format

Programs supporting the exension iv on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for view iv file action.


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