There are 8 other file types using
the PAR file extension!

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empty icon.par - Parity volume data

empty icon.par - script particles

empty icon.par - Dedicated Micros DVR recording

empty icon.par - Parameter

empty icon.par - Origin Client data

PAR file extension - Solid Edge CAD part

What is par file? How to open par files?

File type specification:

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

par file icon: par filetype icon

File extension par is most notably associated with Solid Edge, a powerful 3D CAD software that allows manufacturing companies to transform their process of innovation and achieve competitive advantage, developed by UGS Corp.

A .par file contains data about single mechanical part from a design.

Updated: November 16, 2023

The default software associated to open par file:

Solid Edge icon

Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. logoSolid Edge  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.

Solid Edge is a portfolio of easy-to-use software tools that address all aspects of the product development process – 3D design, simulation, manufacturing, design management and more developed by Siemens.

Solid Edge combines the speed and simplicity of direct modeling with the flexibility and control of parametric design – made possible with synchronous technology.. It is available only for Windows Platform. Solid Edge is a direct competitor to Creo Elements/Pro, SolidWorks and Autodesk Inventor.

Help how to open:

Use Solid Edge or any other CAD/3D modeling tool with SE format support to open and work wiht the *.par files.

How to convert:

Use Solid Edge Translator to convert or export the *.par files to other CAD formats.

Find conversions from par file:

par to dft

par to dwg

par to dxf

par to igs

par to pdf

par to sldprt

par to step

Find converter to par file type:

dft to par

iges to par

igs to par

prt to par

sldprt to par

step to par

stp to par

List of software applications associated to the .par 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 par file, edit par file, convert par file, view par file, play par 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 par files.

Software that open par file - Solid Edge CAD part

Programs supporting the exension par on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Solid Edge for open par file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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