SolidWorks to Rhino
About Plugin

How to Export SolidWorks to Rhino?

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

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

  • Supported Version:

    SolidWorks: 2015 - 2020

    Rhino: 5.0 and 6.0

How It Works

SolidWorks to Rhino Conversion Workflow

SolidWorks to Rhino


.sldprt and .sldasm file Formats

Export the solidworks model to BXF file using BIMDeX for solidworks

SolidWorks to Rhino


.BXF File Format

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

SolidWorks to Rhino


.3dm File Formats

Import the BXF file in Rhino using BIMDeX to get a native Rhino Blocks file

How Is It Different?

SolidWorks to Rhino Conversion Features

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

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SolidWorks to Rhino

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Frequently asked questions

All SolidWorks part (.sldprt) and assembly (.sldasm) files can be converted to Rhino Blocks (.3dm).
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 SolidWorks models to Rhino for you.
No, this is just an addon plugin tool that will be installed in your existing SolidWorks and Rhino environments.
No, our tool works on our proprietary BXF file format. The SolidWorks model is converted to a BXF file using the SolidWorks Export plugin and the BXF file is then converted to Rhino files using the Rhino Import plugin.
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