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Old   July 21, 2020, 20:56
Default Three output files for CGNS format?
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Hi,
I'm using ICEM CFD for mesh generation. I want to use the generated mesh in another CFD software.
When I export the mesh in CGNS HDF5 format, it gives me three files: a file with .cgns extension, a file with .uns and another file with .hdf extension.

What are the two files with .hdf and .uns formats? Should I place them in the same directory where the mesh file must be in the CFD solver or they are not used by the CFD software?
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Hello,

Not sure if you ever found an answer to this, but the .uns file, which is a binary file, contains your actual mesh in unstructured form and as for the .hdf file, it is used to store large amounts of data: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hierar...wer%20(HDFView).

To be safe, I would keep everything in the same working folder.
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