.ifc

File Type Industry Foundation Classes File IconIndustry Foundation Classes File
File Format Standard (developed by BuildingSMART)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

The Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) file format is an open, object oriented CAD file format. It is based on a data model developed by buildingSMART International, which was formerly called the International Alliance for Interoperability. It is commonly used format for Building Information Modeling (BIM).

The IFC format was designed to promote interoperability between developers and software programs used in the building industry. Therefore, IFC files are supported by a number of different CAD and 3D design programs.

Open With
Windows

IconAdobe Acrobat

IconAutodesk AutoCAD

IconGRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD

macOS

IconAdobe Acrobat

IconGRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD

Updated April 9, 2010
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