NX uses “Parasolid” kernel owned by Siemens PLM Software.A part created in a higher version of NX can not be opened in lower version of NX.So to open a part in the lower version of NX, one can use the Parasolid format.
Following are some ways by which ‘Parasolid’ information can be found.
File > Help > Log FileIn log file search for ‘Parasolid Version’. Result will highlight one of the line having parasolid details.
“Parasolid version 29.1 build 224 on 19:45:03 04-02-2017 “
Note: ‘System Information’ and ‘Log File’ can also be accessed from Gateway application whereas ‘Export Parasolid’ dialog can be accessed from Modeling/Sheet Metal application.
Following table lists the parasolid versions for the different releases of NX.