The original file format Solidworks 2012 .sldprt others obtained by conversion. In the original file using standard materials and textures. When converting materials possible loss or corruption. In rendering a model of pictures Solidworks program. The catalog has a free model. Before buying a paid model, download free in the format that you need and check the compatibility with your program. Solidworks CAD system is compatible to create models for 3D printer. I did not publish data on the 3D printer model, there is no equipment available. To view in the original format, use the free eDravings program. Allows you to view the model in detail, as well as save in the STL format. eDrawings is free software that lets you view and print eDrawings(eDRW, ePRT, eASM), native SolidWorks documents (sldprt, sldasm, slddrw) , DXF, and DWG format files.