File Extension MODEL

.MODEL File

File extension: MODEL
File type: Model


Notes about the MODEL file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The MODEL file type is primarily associated with 'CATIA' by Dassault Systèmes. CATIA is an integrated suite of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) applications for digital product definition and simulation. CATIA is the product design solution in the PLM offering. It allows manufacturers to simulate all the industrial design processes, from the pre-project phase, through detailed design, analysis, simulation, assembly and maintenance. This software, made by Dassault Systèmes, is distributed by IBM as part of their Product Lifecycle Management system.

Detailed information for file extension MODEL:


Primary association: CATIA
Company: Dassault Systèmes
Identifying characters Hex: 43 41 54 49 41 , ASCII: CATIA
Related links: IBM Product Lifecycle Management

Other applications associated with file type MODEL:

  • ActiveModeler Avantage (Process Model) by KAISHA-Tec Co. Ltd.Avantage is a 100% BPMN compliant process modeling and analysis foundation. This file stores a BPMN 1.1 process model. This association is classified as XML.
  • LEGO CAD (Model File) by The LEGO GroupA Lego design program. BricksViewer is a Java application/applet for viewing LEGO .LXF scene files. The scene file is a zip file containing three files: MODEL100.MODEL, IMAGE100.PNG, and IMAGE100.LXFML. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 1C 27 6A 09 7B 4B 4B 0C A8 8D 36 08 3C 35 51 54 00 00 00 00 F3 D6 B0 B1 3E 87 40 F5 96 E6 C1 EF A5 CF 91 F7 , ASCII: .'j.{[email protected] Related links: BricksViewer
  • PlantWALK (Model) The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 50 6C 61 6E 74 57 41 4C 4B 20 56 65 72 73 69 6F 6E 20 , ASCII: PlantWALK.Version
  • Ribbons (Molecular Model)Molecular graphics software. Use pdb-model command in Ribbons to create. Related links: Ribbons Auxiliary Commands
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

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