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  • 3D-Tool - viewer for multiple CAD file formats with facility to publish portable exe-files which run on any windows platform without installation, licensing
  • 3DVIA Composer - adds a new dimension to product communications, 3DVIA Composer Player, 3DVIA Path Planning, by Dassault Systemes
  • 3D ViewStation - viewer for 3D CAD formats, analysis, publishing, data translation, online-collaboration, multiple file formats support for CATIA, NX, Pro/E, SolidWorks, Inventor, more, by KISTERS
  • Able DXF Manager - view, print DXF files, also convert to JPEG, TIFF, more, by Rastervect Software
  • AB Viewer - multifunctional CAD viewer, converter, editor, saves in DXF format, supports more than 20 languages, by CADSoftTools
  • Acme CAD Converter - converts DWG, DXF, DWF to PDF, WMF, JPEG, TIFF, EPS, SVG, CGM formats, features free DWG viewer, by DWG Tool
  • Acme CADSee - DWG/DXF/DWF, CAD drawing, image file viewer with browser for organizing files, by DWG Tool
  • Actify - view 2D, 3D CAD data for varied purposes, supports all major CAD formats such as AutoCAD, IGES, CATIA, STEP
  • Allegria - document review, markup, collaboration, by REI
  • Amethyst CADwizz - view AutoCAD DWG/DXF files versions 2.5 to 2000, save files in any version of AutoCAD, convert DWG files to DXF, DXF to DWG, from CA Design Associates
  • Arena PDXViewer - filter, share build packages
  • Arkitectonix - plug-ins, products related to Autodesk NavisWorks, including Surveyor, Document Browser, File Readers, PDS & PDMS Model Utilities
  • AutoCAD Viewer Module - add-on to view, markup on AutoCAD, TIFF, PDF files, supports DWG, DXF & DWF formats, by Adeptol
  • AutoDWG - helps find differences between versions of AutoCAD drawings, displays them graphically
  • AutoVue - viewing, markup, digital mockup in one solution. Native support for 450+ 2D/3D CAD, EDA, Office formats, available in both desktop, client-server editions. (reviews)
  • Batch Print - by CADSoftTools
  • Brava! for EMC Documentum - web-based viewing, collaboration tool, by Informative Graphics (reviews)
  • CadFaster|Collaborate - designed to meet requirements of AEC, mechanical, plant design industries, previews 3D CAD models without software installation 
  • CADKEY Viewer - for both CADKEY users, non-CAD users to review data stored in new CADKEY,CKD file format, by CADKEY
  • CADlook - view, inspect, measure, mark up CAD files as well as convert between different CAD formats
  • Cadmandu/CadmanView - by AutoMate Corporation
  • CADview - AutoCAD drawing view, print program, from Vdraft
  • CadSoftTools - multi-functional viewer
  • CAD Import.NET - multipurpose software that develops applications for industrial sectors where CAD file formats like DWG, DXF is used, by CADSoftTools
  • Centro - access, interact, communicate part data through SpinFire across wide area networks, supports 2D/3D CAD data formats, by Actify
  • CityCAD Viewer - tool for exploring/opening URB format models, by CityCAD
  • Cortona3D - makers of documentation, 3D viewer, visual communication, publishing software
  • CS View - visualization tool to open multiple files, also vector CAD files , by CSoft
  • CtrlView - viewer/converter for various 2D, 3D raster/vector file formats
  • DesignGateway - interfaces directly to 3D product model for viewing, exporting to 2D drafting software, from SofTech.
  • DraftView - provides view, print, markup of Computervision CADDS 4X, CADDS 5, Personal Designer, also supports such formats as DWG, DXF, HPGL, CGM, TIFF, by Draftware
  • Drawvis - CAD, technical drawings viewer for Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, supports DXF textual format, from DOT Systems. Free
  • DWGSee - browse, view, measure, print DWG, DXF, DWF files, by AutoDWG
  • EasyViz - clinical PACS viewer, design based on Adaptive Streaming technology, share patient images, data anytime over low bandwidth connection, by Medical Insight
  • EnSuite - view, translate CAD data, by CCE
  • EON Artificial - enables auto-stereoscopic 3D viewing, switch between 2D/3D modes, graphics engine
  • Eon Visualizer - authoring tool for creating 3D content, provides interface for 3D viewing, web repository, Microsoft Vista based, by Eon Reality
  • eReview - from Allegria, real-time online document review, conferencing with visual markups, textual chat, voice, video (reviews)
  • Express 3D new - multi-CAD viewer application, by CCE Free
  • eZ - real-time Internet-based 2D/3D collaborative viewer
  • FastLook - document viewing, markup, plotting with 150+ formats by Kamel Software (reviews)
  • FME Suite - tools for data transformation, translation,, viewing of GIS, CAD,, database file formats, including AutoCAD DWG, DXF, DWF, by Safe Software
  • ForReview - from Allegria, view, markup software for CAD documents, over 200 other file formats
  • Genetica Viewer - free application for rendering seamless textures saved in Genetica texture format (GTX), by Spiral Graphics
  • Guthrie CAD Viewer - designed for non-CAD user, multiple file selection, batch printing, supports DXF/DWG to AutoCAD 2012/HGPL/multiple raster formats 
  • Guthrie CAD Viewer Markup - capabilities of standard CAD Viewer plus ability to overlay drawing with text notes/red-lining elements such as lines, boxes, arrows  
  • Image aX OEM Toolkit - viewing, markup, editing application that features ActiveX controls for creating custom documents, from Spicer
  • Imagenation - viewing software also does scan, markup, edit, printing, web, by Spicer
  • IntraNETIX - an instant intranet or extranet software server that allows you to search, view, print large-format CAD drawings, scanned images, from IDEAL Scanners & Systems
  • IntraVISION - UNIX, Windows-based viewing, markup, measuring, conversion of over 300 file formats, by Spatial (review)
  • Kisters - offers professional 3D/2D viewers for visualization of 3D CAD models, scans, drawings, headquartered in Aachen, Germany
  • Kubotek KeyView - CAD models to visual inspection, use functions for dimensioning, analyze, annotate, print, export, by KeyToData 
  • Kubotek KeyCreator - 3D CAD modeling
  • Lattice3D Reporter - 3D visualization, embed ultra-lightweight versions of 3D CAD models into Microsoft Excel file, improves accuracy, communication and product time-to-market
  • LAVA - Cat5 new - large assembly viewer application for CATIA V5, by CCE Free
  • Model Viewer - software for viewing open standard IFC files, model checker files, by Solibri
  • MYRIAD - for viewing, collaborating on 2D drawings, 3D models, including AutoCAD, MicroStation, IGES, CGM files, from Informative Graphics (reviews)
  • NaviCAD - viewer for Google 3D Warehouse, search, navigate 3D models on Apple iPhone, by Halabe, Chuck Han
  • NavisWorks - real time walkthrough, visualization, interference checking, can open, unite most popular CAD formats (reviews)
  • Opus Realizer - software especially suited to industrial designers with such visual effects as automatic reflections, shadows, real-time lighting, editing
  • Oracle CADView-3D - allows anyone with Web browser to collaborate on design reviews of 3D CAD models, part of Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Perspective - real-time viewing of 3ds max, Autodesk VIZ data, by Vantage Point
  • PolyTrans - views, translates, allows scene composition of most popular 3D CAD, multimedia, visual simulation file formats, from Okino Computer Graphics
  • Project Nitrous - cloud-based collaboration service for design files, allows to view, edit, share 2D, 3D design files, by Autodesk Labs
  • Rasterex - view, print, markup, convert over 200 different 2D, 3D files, supports most commonly used formats like PDF, HPGL2, AutoCAD, MicroStation, CATIA, Pro/E, Inventor, Solid Edge, SolidWorks, IGES, STEP, more
  • Revu - PDF viewer, integrates with document management, access, navigate PDF files
  • RxHighlight - viewing, markup tool, allows file version, batch printing, redlining, by Rasterex
  • RxView - desktop application, provides viewing, printing facility for file formats, by Rasterex
  • Slick! for Windows - file viewing package for Intranet, Internet. AutoCAD, HTML, GIF, JPG, TIF, many other file formats are supported
  • SmartPlant Review - create photorealistic renderings, animations, pan, zoom 3D models in real time, view existing 3D files without CAD software, from Intergraph (reviews)
  • SoC Display IP - display solution with flexible Pixel Display Pipeline that supports graphics, UI, multi-layer video, by Imagination Technologies
  • SolidView - viewing, markup for 2D, 3D by Solid Concepts
  • SolidWorks Java Viewer - for viewing SolidWorks models directly or over Internet or intranet
  • SpinFire - publishes designs to Web, compatible with 2D/3D CAD data file formats, annotate designs with free plug-in viewer, from Actify (reviews)
  • ST-Viewer - an interactive 3D viewing tool that helps users view, analyze, debug STEP data inside manufacturing enterprise or via Web, from STEP Tools (reviews)
  • Tailor Made DWF CADViewer - Java based infrastructure component using Autodesks open DWF format as its native format, works with Linux, Solaris, Mac, Windows  
  • Trix DrawingCenter - DXF, DWG, HPGL, raster viewer, markup software designed for ease of use, clarity of display, rapid file opening, from Trix Systems
  • TurboViewer - 2D/3D CAD DWG files for iOS platform, provides x-ray, by IMSI Design
  • VCollab - provides visual collaboration platform for viewing 3D information, specifically CAD, CAM, and CAE data for the manufacturing industry
  • ViewCafe - Java-2–powered viewer application for an intranet, extranet or Internet, which supports 140 different file formats, including CAD, raster, vector, hybrid, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF files, from Spicer (reviews)
  • ViewCompanion - software allows you to view, print HPGL, HPGL/2 files, also to convert to many other standard formats, from Software Companions
  • viewONE - Java applet for Web browsers that enables extended viewing of images, multipage image documents TIFF, JPEG, BMP, from Daeja Image Systems
  • ViewVidia - 3D CAD viewer supporting wide range of CAD data formats like CATIA, Pro/E, SolidWorks, Inventor, ACIS, Parasolid, by Capvidia
  • VISIARC - products for access, viewing of technical information including drawings, maps on handheld computers, cell phones, traditional computers
  • Visual Doe - predicts performance of building design alternatives, lets user to zoom, rotate, move object in 3D view, by Architectural Energy Corporation
  • vueCAD - visualize, share CAD files
  •  Volo, Volo Express - AutoCAD 2000 DWG viewers from Autodesk
  • Walkinside - visit installations via interactive 3D walkthroughs before they are built, by VRcontext (reviews)
  • WebLook 2000 - document view, markup collaboration over Web, from Kamel Software
  • WorkXPlore 3D - 3D CAD viewer, analyzer, compatible with 2D/3D file
  • XVL Player - free 3D viewer for XVL data files, by Lattice 3D
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