Can anyone help me with steps taken to reduce the file size
1. Reducing the "Image Quality" is one simply way to reduce file (model) size;
2. Make sub-assembly rigid is another way;
3. Use "SpeedPak" option to sub-assembly, also can reduce the file (model) size.
See as follows;
You need to send it to someone?
Sometimes co-worker, sometimes client, sometimes ......
However after reducing the file (model) size, there are some side effect ......
You sent SW file?
Or STEP file?
You won't get a 400MB file to reduce to 30MB so you can email it.
You could put it on Google Drive and email the link.
Another way is use WinRAR and split the file into 30MB ZIP files.
you know, sometimes we just had to do it.
but for reducing part file from 400MB to 30MB i never did.
i am thinking, maybe just using zip tool to save it to multiple files (<30MB), will be fit for the request, just as Frederick Law suggestion.
Some things that may help.
If you have configurations, make sure that you do NOT have "Rebuild on Save Mark" on the configurations, as this increases file size.
If it is just for sending to someone, rollback all features so there is no geometry. This should drastically reduce the files size. Just instruct the person receiving the file to roll all the features forward upon receipt.
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