What is a .IAM File And How To Open It – Autodesk (Visual Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .iam extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .iam file extension and how to open it.

What is a .IAM file?

The file extension .IAM is from Inventor Assembly File.The developer of this file extension is Autodesk. The format of this CAD software file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .iam file on 1 platform.

How to open a .IAM file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .IAM file on various operating systems.

How to open a .IAM file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .iam file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Autodesk Inventor View 2020, Autodesk Fusion 360 and Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .IAM file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .IAM file?

If you are still unable to open the .IAM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .IAM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ias – Professional Wireless, .ib – Embarcadero Technologies, .ib2 – IncrediBots, .ib3 – IncrediBots, .iba – Lectra. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .IAM file with the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans, Autodesk Inventor View 2020, Autodesk Fusion 360 programs on Windows.