View Full Version : Inventor 2008 file open in Inventor 7?

02-06-2008, 02:48 PM
Is it possible to open a 2008 inventor file in inventor 7? So far I get an error message saying the lockfile can't be created and the database schema is newer than the version of inventor

Dan Zollman
02-09-2008, 04:57 PM
Inventor 2008 files cannot be opened in Inventor 7, but Inventor 7 files can be opened in 2008.

You can get a file from 2008 to 7 by using Inventor 2008 to save as a STEP file (.stp) and then use Inventor 7 to open the .stp file and save it back into Inventor format.

Take a look at this thread; it's the same concept: