Convert KMZ Maps to IFC

KMZ to IFC

KMZ to IFC Conversion

This list contains valuable resources, complete with detailed guides and expert advice for converting KMZ maps to IFC format using our converters. Check them out now for a smooth conversion of your KMZ maps later.


KMZ vs IFC Comparison

Property KMZ IFC
Extensions .kmz .ifc
Name Google Earth Placemark Industry Foundation Classes
Versions
  • Min: IFC2x3
  • Max: IFC4x3 ADD2
Textures
Colors
Geometry components

KMZ Google Earth Placemark File

A compressed file format that allows you to store and share geographical data with Google Earth and Google Earth Pro. Some of the benefits and features of KMZ files are:

  • ZIP Compression: KMZ files use ZIP compression to reduce the file size and bandwidth usage, making them faster and easier to download and upload compared to KML files.
  • Geometrical Support: KMZ files support point, line string, polygon, and Collada DAE model geometries, which can represent various features and objects on the map.
  • Compatibility: KMZ files can be viewed and edited by various applications and software, such as Google Earth, Google Maps, ArcGIS, QGIS, and more.

KMZ Files Converter: KMZ files can be imported and exported by our Automapki Application, which is compatible with AutoCAD, BricsCAD, and ZWCAD. This application enables you to convert your DWG entities, such as point, polygon, curve, polyface mesh, 3D solid, and raster image, to KMZ files, and vice versa.


IFC Industrial Foundation Classes File

A file format that is widely used in the AEC (Architecture Engineering Construction) industry. It is supported by many software applications, such as Revit from Autodesk or SmartPlant 3D by Intergraph. IFC can store various types of information related to AEC projects, such as:

  • Geometry: IFC can represent the shape and size of 3D models, using different types of entities such as solids, surfaces, curves, or points.
  • Units: IFC can specify the measurement units for each 3D model, such as meters, inches, degrees, or radians.
  • Materials: IFC can define the color and transparency of each geometry component, using values from 0 to 1 for red, green, blue, and alpha channels.
  • Instances: IFC can reuse the same geometry component multiple times, by creating mapped items that refer to the original shape definition. This can save storage space and improve performance.
  • Structure: IFC can organize the 3D models into a hierarchical structure, using names and identifiers for each component. This can help to manage complex projects and facilitate collaboration.
  • BIM: IFC can include generic BIM (Building Information Modeling) data, such as properties, attributes, relationships, or constraints for each 3D model. This can enhance the functionality and interoperability of the file format.

IFC File Converters: Autoconverter and Automesher Application are compatible with IFC, and you can use them to import and export IFC models. You can also modify the custom properties of the IFC geometries, and convert them to other 3D file formats. However, please note that some features of IFC may not be supported by other file formats, and may be lost during the conversion.