What is a .SVD File And How To Open It – Solid Concepts (Easy Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .svd extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .svd file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SVD file?

The file extension .SVD is from SolidView Design File.This file extension belongs to the developer Solid Concepts. The format of this CAD software file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .svd file on 1 platform.

How to open a .SVD file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .SVD file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Solid Concepts SolidView software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Solid Concepts SolidView.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SVD 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Solid Concepts SolidView software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .SVD file?

If you are still unable to open the .SVD file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SVD file.svd – Polytec, .svd – Roland. 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 .SVD file with the Solid Concepts SolidView program on Windows.