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Save Rhino 3DM file to any file version

How to save Rhino 3DM file to older or newer file version step by step tutorial.

  1. To save a Rhino 3DM file to any version please download Autoconverter software.
  2. Start Rhino file version converter by clicking on the new Windows menu shortcut.
  3. Click on the Open toolbar button & navigate to your Rhino file location.
  4. Click on the Save As toolbar button & select the new 3DM file name.
  5. Specify required Rhino file version with the next dialog box.
    • Select Rhino 2.x to save your 3D model into 3DM file version 2.
    • Select Rhino 3.x to save your 3D model into 3DM file version 3.
    • Select Rhino 4.x to save your 3D model into 3DM file version 4.
    • Select Rhino 5.x to save your 3D model into 3DM file version 5.
    • Select Rhino 6.x to save your 3D model into 3DM file version 6.
    • Select Rhino 7.x to save your 3D model into 3DM file version 7.
  6. Press the OK button to save your Rhino file to an older or newer 3DM file version.
  7. Note that the evaluation version of Rhino file version converter allows for 10 saves maximum.

Update: The new version of Autoconverter allows you to convert the 3DM file version without modifying the internal structure of the 3DM model thanks to the new Convert menu command.