[v15.00] 3D-Tool – Universal and user-friendly CAD file viewer and converter

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3D-Tool is a versatile and universal tool for visualizing, analyzing and converting 2D/3D CAD model files, developed by 3D-Tool GmbH & Co. KG from Germany. It is capable of importing and reading all common 3D and 2D CAD data interchange formats and some native CAD file formats, and provides various operations for visualizing, analyzing, marking, and collaborating CAD projects. Thus, you can do in-depth analysis of assemblies or individual parts and develop solutions.

3D-Tool has a simple and friendly user interface, and its biggest advantage is that it can approximatively calculate the volume of a part, then calculate the quality of this part in the case of broken surface. With the press of a button, 3D-Tool provides dimensions, surface area, and volume for all parts of the model; distance, angle and radius also can be measured with a simple mouse click. That is very convenient and efficient. However, similar programs like PROE, SolidWorks and UG do not have these features.

3D-Tool’s CAD-Viewer and Converter allow anyone to view and analyze models and drawings, zoom in on details or use dynamic cross-sections to see inside the model, without special CAD knowledge required. It provides a dynamic model view, so that you can freely rotate the model through a three-dimensional axis. And, views from any angle can be easily printed or saved as a picture.

// Key Features //

Feature Description
3D-NativeCAD Converter CATIA V4/V5/V6, Pro/Engineer, Creo, Inventor, UG/Siemens NX, SolidWorks, SolidEdge, Rhino, STEP, IGS, VDA, SAT, Parasolid, DWG, DXF and JT files convert in the formats CATIA, STEP, IGS, VDA, SAT, SAB, X_T, ASAT and STL.
3D Premium Import Premium interfaces for 3D models from CATIA V4/V5/V6 , Pro/Engineer, Creo, Autodesk Inventor, UG/Siemens NX, SolidWorks, SolidEdge, Rhino, JT, DWG, DXF, STEP, IGS, VDA, SAT, SAB, X_T and X_B.
2D Premium Import Premium interfaces for 2D drawings from CATIA V5/V6 and SolidWorks.
3D-PMI Display Display of 3D Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) for native 3D models from CATIA V5/V6, Pro/Engineer, Creo, UG/Siemens NX, SolidWorks and the JT and 3DXML formats.
3D Advanced Import 3D Advanced formats: STEP, IGES, VDA, SAT and PARASOLID
3D Basic Import 3D Basic formats: STL, VRML, 3MF, SLP, XGL, OBJ, PLY, 3DS, ASC, IV
Import STL files Import of 3D models in STL format.
2D Basic Import 2D formats: DXF, DWG, HPGL and HPGL2
Load multiple files simultaneously Merge multiple 3D-models and 2D-drawings.
Load 3D-Tool EXE/DDD files Import 3D-Tool EXE and DDD files.
Program styles Different color styles of the user interface
Hide and show parts Hide and show parts, assemblies, and models.
Change the display of parts Change the color of parts and assemblies, switch them transparent, and show them in different render modes, e.g. shaded, shaded with edges, hidden lines.
Cross sections Create cross sections of the model, its assemblies and parts. Save the cross section line to a DXF-file.
Assembly explode Create exploded views of the model.
Animation Combine Custom Views to animations.
Position and copy parts Move, rotate, mirror, scale, and copy parts.
Property Editor Change names, colors, and transparencies of parts and assemblies.
Placement Position and align models.
Repair Delete faces, reposition flipped faces, and connect open edges.
RP-Layout Place models on a Rapid Prototyping System platform.
Support of 3D mouses Use 3Dconnexion 3D mouses e.g. SpaceNavigator, SpaceExplorer, SpacePilot, SpaceTraveller.
3D-Dimensions Measure distance, angle, diameter, edge length, wall thickness, surface area, clearance, and minimal box.
2D-Dimensions Measure distance, angle, line length, radius and diameter.
Model Compare Graphically highlight the differences between two models.
Tooling Analysis Display drafts, undercuts and calculate the projected area.
Wall Thickness Analysis Calculate and display the wall thicknesses of a model.
Model Info Display the volume, the surface area, the dimensions and the weight of models and parts.
Custom Views Save any 3D or 2D view as Custom View. Custom Views contain the state and orientation of the model as well as all display settings.
Custom View Editor Change the order and the names of Custom Views.
3D-Annotations Create 3D-notes on the model.
2D-Annotations Create redline markups (arrows, circles, sketches) in 2D drawings.
Insert pictures and text Insert text and pictures in 2D-drawings and in the background of the 3D-view.
Publish EXE and DDD files Publish 3D-models and 2D-drawings together with the 3D-Tool Viewer as directly executable EXE-files. DDD-files can be viewed using the 3D-Tool Free Viewer.
Publish 3D-PDF-files Publish models as 3D-PDF files to be viewed with the Acrobat Reader version 7.0.7 or higher.
Save as STL, VRML, PLY, 3DS, OBJ and U3D Export the models from the 3D-Tool Viewer as faceted data (MESH) into STL, VRML, PLY, 3DS, OBJ, and U3D.
Capture to Clipboard Select and copy a section of the screen to the Clipboard.
Print Print any 3D and 2D view or a combination of views.
Create PNG/BMP/JPG pictures Save any 3D or 2D view or combination of views as PNG, BMP, or JPG file.
Animation export as AVI video Export animations created with 3D-Tool as AVI video.

// Edition Statement //

AppNee provides the 3D-Tool Premium Edition multilingual full installers and unlocked files, as well as portable full registered versions for Windows 64-bit only.

// Installation Notes //

for v15.00:

  1. Download and install 3D-Tool
  2. Copy the unlocked path to installation folder and apply
  3. Done

// Related Links //

// Download URLs //

License Version Download Size
Premium Edition v13.20 reserved 623 MB
v15.00 344 MB


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