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IGS File Viewer

Glovius is a modern IGS and IGES file viewer. View IGES and IGS files. Measure, analyze, and convert IGES files to STL, PDF, STEP, etc. Download free 15 days trial.

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  • View IGS files. View IGES files.
  • Take Measurements and Cut sections
  • Export and Print IGES files
  • Accurately measure IGS files with predefined tools and filters.
  • Analyze IGS files with Collision Detection, Wall Thickness Analysis, Projected Area, Draft Analysis, and Compare.
  • Convert IGES files to STEP, 3DPDF, STL, Images, and more.
  • Glovius supports all popular CAD formats including CATIA, NX, Creo, SolidWorks, STEP, JT, DWG, and DXF.

    IGS and IGES Files – Frequently Asked Questions

    What is an IGS file?
    The Initial Graphics Exchange Specification (IGES) is a neutral file format for exchanging information between different CAD systems. An IGS file is a graphics file based on the IGES specification. It contains wireframe, surface, boundary representation. After the introduction of STEP, interest in further development of IGES declined. Version 5.3 (1996) was the last standard published for the IGES file format specification.

    Whats the difference between IGS and IGES file format?
    For all practical purposes, IGS and IGES are one and the same.

    How do I open an IGS file with Glovius?
    Download and install Glovius and use the Open command to view files. Or simply double-click an IGS file in Windows Explorer. You can also drag and drop IGS files in Glovius to open.

    Can I convert an IGS file to STL or PDF with Glovius?
    Yes. All Glovius users can export an IGS file to STL, 3D PDF, and Image formats.

    Can I convert an IGS file to STEP with Glovius?
    Yes. With Glovius PLUS, convert IGS files to STEP, and more.

    Is Glovius supported on Windows 7?
    Glovius IGS Viewer supports Windows 7, Windows 10 and Windows 11. Both 32-bit and 64-bit systems are supported.

    How long is the free trial?
    15 days.

    Besides IGS and IGES, what other CAD formats can Glovius open?
    Glovius reads all popular CAD file formats including CATIA, NX, Creo, SolidWorks, Inventor, Solid Edge, STP, STEP, IGS, IGES, JT, DWG, and DXF.

    What tools are available in Glovius to analyze an IGS file?
    Glovius provides various tools to analyze IGS files including Measure, Section, Compare, Analyze. Thickness Analysis, Collision Detection, and Draft Analysis are available. Exporting to various Image formats, STL, PDF is possible. With Glovius PLUS, you can convert IGES files to STEP files.

    How do I view an IGS file online?
    To view IGES and IGS files online, visit Glovius Cloud. Register and upload your part and assembly files from all popular CAD formats to view them online.

    How do I view an IGES file on a Mac?
    To view IGS and IGES files on your Mac, visit Glovius Cloud.

    How do I view IGS files on an iPhone, iPad, or Android phone or tablet?
    Download Glovius apps for Apple and Android devices and view IGS and IGES files on your mobile devices.

    What’s the price of a single license?
    Glovius is available in monthly, annual, permanent, and floating licenses. Prices start from $45 $36/month. Visit the online store to know more.

    Do you offer any technical support?
    Yes. For any questions, email us at