.IAM File Extension

Inventor Assembly File

An IAM file contains a 3D model assembly created by Autodesk Inventor. IAM files are used to design mechanical product prototypes made up of IPT part files. The assembly module of Inventor allows crea...

General Information

Title IAM File Extension
Extension .iam
Full Form Inventor Assembly File
File Type CAD File
Developer Autodesk
MIME Type application/vnd.autodesk.inventor.assembly

File Function

Primary Function 3D assembly design
Additional Functions Visualization, Simulation
Features Hierarchical structure, Parametric design

File Characteristics

Quality High precision
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency Yes
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Mechanical Design Yes
Product Simulation Yes
Prototyping Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Intellectual property
Best Practices Access control, Backup

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1999
Latest Version Autodesk Inventor 2023

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .ipt, .dwg, .idw, .ipn

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Autodesk Inventor Subscription Windows
Autodesk Viewer Free Web-based