What is a .SLDASM File And How To Open It – Dassault Systemes (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .sldasm 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 we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .sldasm file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .SLDASM file?

The .SLDASM file extension stands for SolidWorks Assembly File. This file extension belongs to the developer Dassault Systemes. The format of this file is binary, and it is a CAD software file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .sldasm file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .SLDASM file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .SLDASM file on various operating systems.

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .sldasm file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Dassault Systemes SolidWorks, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer, Autodesk Fusion 360 and Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SLDASM 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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.

How to open a .SLDASM file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .sldasm file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Dassault Systemes SolidWorks and Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SLDASM 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .SLDASM file?

If you cannot open the .SLDASM file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SLDASM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .slddrt – Dassault Systemes, .slddrw – Dassault Systemes, .sldprt – Dassault Systemes, .sldtm – SDL, .sle – Sisulizer. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .SLDASM file with the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer, Autodesk Fusion 360 programs on Windows and Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks programs on Mac.