IFCIndustry Foundation Classes (IFC) File Format
Files with IFC extension refer to Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) file format that establishes international standards to import and export building objects and their properties. This file format provides interoperability between different software applications. Specifications for this file format are developed and maintained by buildingSMART International as its Data Standard.
Portable Document Format (PDF) is a type of document created by Adobe back in 1990s. The purpose of this file format was to introduce a standard for representation of documents and other reference material in a format that is independent of application software, hardware as well as Operating System. PDF files can be opened in Adobe Acrobat Reader/Writer as well in most modern browsers like Chrome, Safari, Firefox via extensions/plug-ins.
Other Supported Conversions
You can also convert IFC into many other file formats. Please see the complete list below.
- IFC to BMP (Bitmap File Format)
- IFC to JPG (Joint Photographic Expert Group Image File)
- IFC to PDF (Portable Document)
- IFC to PNG (Portable Network Graphic)
- IFC to SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics File)
- IFC to TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)