The File Extensions Database

.CATPART File Extension

  • Developer by: Dassault Systemes
  • Category: CAD Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .CATPART file?

.CATPART is CATIA V5 Part File

Part file created by CATIA V5, a 3D CAD manufacturing application; stores a part model, including the three-dimensional geometry and structure data; can be combined with other parts into a .CATPRODUCT assembly file.

CATPART files can store part designs such as casings, metal brackets, machine parts, and other equipment pieces. They are often referred to as "CATPart" files in conversation.

Programs that open CATIA V5 Part File
Dassault Systemes CATIA
Autodesk Inventor 2018
Autodesk Fusion 360
Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans

How to solve problems with CATPART files

  • Associate the CATPART file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CATPART file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CATPART files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CATPART file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .CATPART is CATIA V5 Part File. Because only the current version supports the latest CATPART file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Dassault Systemes manufacturer website after an available .CATPART is CATIA V5 Part File update.
  • To make sure that your CATPART file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.