File Extension Library

.CATDRAWING File Extension

  • Developer by: Dassault Systemes
  • Category: CAD Files

What are .CATDRAWING files and how to open them?

Can't open .CATDRAWING file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .CATDRAWING file.

What is a .CATDRAWING file extension?

.CATDRAWING file extension is created by Dassault Systemes. .CATDRAWING has been classified as CAD Files.


Drawing created by CATIA V5, a 3D CAD manufacturing application; stores a 2D drawing of a mechanical part and assembly; includes different views of the part, such as Aligned Section, Detail, and Auxiliary.

CATDRAWING files are linked with corresponding .CATPART files upon creation. If the matching CATPART file is moved or deleted, you will get an error and will not be able to open the CATDRAWING file.

List of all softwares that can open the CATIA V5 Drawing
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How to fix problems with .CATDRAWING files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CATDRAWING files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CATDRAWING file format
  2. You need to check the .CATDRAWING file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)