Rhino to SolidWorks
About Plugin

How to Export Rhino to SolidWorks?

Rhino to SolidWorks Exporter/Converter is a simple data exchange plug-in/add-on tool which creates native SolidWorks parts (.sldprt) and assemblies (.sldasm) from Rhino Blocks (.3dm).

  • Exports the Rhino model into a BXF file, the exported BXF file is then imported into the SolidWorks environment.
  • All parametric information including geometry, parameters, units, materials etc. will be converted.
  • The tool supports various industry specific requirements like components grouping and geometry mapping

  • Supported Version:

    Rhino : 5.0, 6.0

    SolidWorks : 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

How It Works

Rhino to SolidWorks Conversion Workflow

Rhino to SolidWorks


.3dm file Formats

Export the Rhino model to BXF file using BIMDeX for Rhino

Rhino to SolidWorks


.BXF File Format

BXF file would be carrying all design data information of the model

Rhino to SolidWorks


.sldasm and .sldprt File Formats

Import the BXF file in SolidWorks using BIMDeX to get a SolidWorks parts and assemblies file

How Is It Different?

Rhino to SolidWoks Conversion Features

Expose Rhino platform into the BIM environment with easy transfer of Rhino model to SolidWoks, other BIM and mechanical software. Control and safe data transfer.

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Rhino to SolidWorks

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Frequently asked questions

All Rhino Blocks, Groups and Orphan Geometry (.3dm) files can be converted to SolidWorks parts (.sldprt) and assembly (.sldasm) files, including the Nurbs and Meshes.
Any model type such as Furniture, Lighting, HVAC, MEP Elements, Structural or Architectural components can be converted.
The tool works in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish environments.
You need to have both the software to use the product. But if you do not, you can opt our CAD translation service, so we would convert your Rhino models to SolidWorks for you.
No, this is just an addon plugin tool that will be installed in your existing Rhino and SolidWorks environments.
You can export including the part properties, colors as well as all geometry. There will be no loss in any meta data. The hierarchy will be maintained.
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We offer Annual subscription, Single User Node Locked license, Network Floating license starting from 5 users and enterprise license options. Please reach out to for more information on product licensing and pricing.
Yes, support and maintenance is included with the annual subscription for all our products.