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Over the years, there have been many attempts to reconcile these discrepancies so that you could more easily work with your supplier’s CAD data. Vendors have tried:Sell everyone the same software.Create a neutral file format that everyone can save to, open, and modify (think STEP and IGES).Offer individual translators for any popular formats that the customer anticipates using in the future.