Converting EULUMDAT to IESUtilities exist for converting EULUMDAT to IES, mostly for further use in Radiance or Radiance based ray tracers. On such utility is the DOS program EULUMCNV.EXE.
Converting IES to EULUMDATNo free conversion utilities exist for converting IES to EULUMDAT, but is an option present in Eulumdat Tools.
PreparationDownload and install Eulumdat Tools for your platform, register for an Evaluation License. For this demonstration we are going to use a set of IES files from the ERCO site. We use the CL Downlights recessed luminaires for this range.We also download the EULUMDAT files for the same range, so we can compare them later.
Project setup and ImportingCreate a project using New Eulumdat Project and create three folders: ies, eulumdat and converted. Import the IES files into the folder ies by selecting and right-clicking the Import Wizard. Select the folder with IES files and select all.The result is a set of imported IES files.
Converting IES to EULUMDATWe select the IES files and right-click to use the Convert IES to EULUMDAT option. We navigate to the converted folder to save the results.
We can change the name, or accept the suggested on for each file.