.FCSTD File Extension

FreeCAD Standard File

To embed files in a FCStd file, create a scripted object with a App::PropertyFileIncluded property. In the property editor, go to this property to select a file on your computer. When saving the FCStd...

General Information

Title FCStd File Extension
Extension .fcstd
Full Form FreeCAD Standard File
File Type 3D CAD Model File
Developer FreeCAD Community
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store 3D models
Additional Functions Contain sketches, geometries
Features Parametric modeling, Modular architecture

File Characteristics

Quality High precision
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency Yes
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Mechanical Engineering Yes
Product Design Yes
Architecture Yes
Educational Purposes Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Regular updates, Backup files

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2002
Latest Version FreeCAD 0.19 (2021)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .step, .iges, .obj, .stl

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
FreeCAD Free Windows, Mac, Linux