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Autodesk Inventor -> 3ds Max (File Format)

I've been trying to get something I designed in Autodesk Inventor into the 3ds Max program, but I can't.

The only shared file format between the two is IGES. When I import the file into 3ds Max from an IGES format, all sorts of extraneous elements are added to the model.

Am I doing something wrong? Is there a better file format to work with? Is there some sort of program which will allow better import/exports?

I can post the different files up, if someone is willing to take a look at them. When I open up the IGES file in Autodesk Inventor, it looks just like the original model. It is only on the import into 3ds Max that the model starts acting strange.

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That is what you get when you try to swim between max/any other 3d pakage and inventor. in fact, CAM/CAE software has a history of not likeing any other formats. when i was an intern at NASA, they had me recad a componant offa the drawings insted of dealing with the file conversion..
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