The alliance calls for the companies to build on the success of UGS' JT and Autodesk's DWF (Design Web Format) — two open, widely used and highly complementary formats for sharing digital product design, engineering and manufacturing data, to facilitate interoperability between applications using the two file formats. Autodesk will become a member of UGS' JT Open Program, an initiative to support JT, while UGS will join the Autodesk Developer Network and become a DWF Developer partner.

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