Kenesto is a cloud-based application, which runs in your web browser and is HTML5 browser compliant. With features such as our Kenesto Drive service, we provide users with the perfect alternative to cloud storage and document management systems. Although we are not a PDM system, we are often used as a PDM-like alternative based on our ability to keep users of an unlimited number working within the current version of a file.
Kenesto is certified to run on any of the following:
Mobile Operating Systems
Native browser or Chrome for Android.
2D and 3D Supported Viewer Formats
Kenesto delivers functionality to users to view over 250 file formats from almost any device, regardless of file size.
Here’s a list of both 2D and 3D formats:
2D Supported Viewer File Formats
3D Supported Viewer File Formats
|General Import Formats|
|OBJ||All Versions** (Windows Only)||OBJ|
|Sketchup||Up to 2015 (Windows Only)||SKP|
|Stereo Lithography||All Versions||STL|
|Universal 3D||All Versions||U3D|
|VRML||V1.0 and V2.0||WRL, VRML|
|ACIS||Up to 2017.1 (R27)||SAT, SAB|
|Autodesk Inventor||Up to 2018||IPT, IAM|
|CATIA V4||Up to 4.2.5||MODEL, SESSION, DLV, EXP|
|CATIA V5||Up to V5-6 R2017 (R27)||CATDrawing, CATPart, CATProduct, CATShape, CGR|
|CATIA V6 [3DXML]||Up to 2013x||3DXML|
|Creo – Pro/E||Pro/Engineer 19.0 to Creo 4.0||ASM, NEU, PRT, XAS, XPR|
|I-DEAS||Up to 13.x (NX 5), NX IDEAS 6||MF1, ARC, UNV, PKG|
|IGES||5.1, 5.2, 5.3||IGS, IGES|
|JT||Up to 10.0||JT|
|Parasolid||Up to v30.0||X_B, X_T, XMT, XMT_TXT|
|Pro/ENGINEER||Up to Wildfire 5||ASM, NEU, PRT, XAS, XPR|
|Solid Edge||V19 – 20, ST – ST9||ASM, PAR, PWD, PSM|
|SOLIDWORKS||From 97 up to 2018||SLDASM, SLDPRT|
|STEP||AP 203 E1/E2, AP 214, AP 242||STP, STEP, STP.Z|
|Unigraphics-NX||V11.0 to NX 11.0||PRT|
|VDAFS||Version 1.0 and 2.0||VDA|
|Autodesk AutoCAD||Up to and including AutoCAD 2016||DWG|
|IFC||IFC2x Editions 2, 3, and 4||IFC, IFCZIP|
Kenesto Drive service: Virtual LAN Drive
Kenesto Drive is supported on Microsoft Windows® 7 and above.
Kenesto Drive is a service that runs on Windows and behaves like a virtual LAN Drive, offering users the perfect alternative to a shared network drive. You can download the Kenesto Drive service software from Kenesto Cloud once you login, or by visiting our Kenesto Drive page.
NOTE: you must first register for Kenesto Cloud before using the Kenesto Drive service. The login for Kenesto Drive service is the same login as your Kenesto Cloud credentials.
Need help or have questions for us? Fill out the contact us form and we will get right back to you. Please note: If your company is already using Kenesto your company administrator can add you to your Kenesto instance. You are welcome to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to contact your administrator on your behalf to help you gain access quickly to Kenesto products.