What is a .IPT File And How To Open It – Autodesk (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .ipt extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .ipt file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .IPT file?

The file extension .IPT is from Inventor Part File.This file extension was developed by Autodesk. This CAD software file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .ipt file on 5 platforms.

How to open a .IPT file?

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

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

To open the .ipt file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

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. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Autodesk Inventor View 2020, Autodesk Fusion 360 and Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .IPT file

2. The second step is locating 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .IPT file on Mac

The .ipt file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Autodesk Fusion 360 software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .IPT file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Autodesk Fusion 360 software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .IPT file on Android

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .ipt file on Android in few easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .IPT file in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the Autodesk Fusion 360 software and install it. The other software that opens the .ipt file on Android is Autodesk Fusion 360. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .IPT file on iOS

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .ipt file on iOS in simple steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Finding your files in the download folder

First of all you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 2

Image2: Can’t open the file

To open the file, you will need to download the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. Please search for it in the iOS App Store and install it. You could also download the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. That’s all, now you have open your file on iOS.

How to open a .IPT file in the Browser

The currently known web apps that can open this file are: Autodesk Fusion 360. Just right click on the file and choose “Open With” on your OS.

Still cannot open the .IPT file?

If you are still unable to open the .IPT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .IPT file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .iptheme – Stardock, .ipx – Minds-Eye-View, .ipynb – Jupyter Notebook, .iq4 – Trend Control Systems, .iqmol – Andrew Gilbert. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .IPT file with the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans, Autodesk Inventor View 2020, Autodesk Fusion 360 programs on Windows, Autodesk Fusion 360 program on Mac, Autodesk Fusion 360 software on Android, Autodesk Fusion 360 software on iOS and Autodesk Fusion 360 program in the Browser.