MDT Professional v7.5 Ported to ZWCAD 2018

MALAGA, Spain, Nov 27, 2017 – APLITOP, a world-famous software company specializing in the design and programming of technical application in the fields of surveying and civil engineering for more than 30 years, has announced to launch its latest product – MDT Professional v7.5, which has been successfully built on and compatible with ZWCAD 2018.

Figure 1. getting and drawing cross sections

As a versatile and efficient modular application, MDT is perfectly integrated with ZWCAD. Having been designed to assist the users in all phases of carrying out projects for roads, developments, quarries, mines, etc., MDT Professional v7.5 includes all features of Standard version and also provides conventional tools to draw surface, contours or mesh from a file of coordinates captured by any total station or GPS, to generate horizontal and vertical alignment from polyline, numerical data or a LandXML file, and to create cross sections, longitudinal and transversal profiles through the establishment of the above geometric figures.

Except for the basic tools, v7.5 also offers some advanced functions such as advanced surface operations, points management including import/export of many formats, precise volume calculation with abundant related reports and diagrams, standard sections realizing the definition and customization of platforms, road surface layers, ditches, slopes, etc., setting out allowing better measurement and analysis of chainage, displacement, azimuth, etc., generation of 3-D mesh and maps of heights, slopes, orientations, and so on.

Figure 2. drawing in 3D

Other optional modules such as surveying, point cloud, images and multiple additional tools for the presentation of drawings can also be adopted.

All the above functions are capable of working more efficiently and stably, which means that MDT v7.5 is able to give full play to its practical tools thanks to the basic operational environment provided by ZWCAD 2018. Therefore, this successful transplant indicates that ZWCAD 2018 is competent to offer complete and cost-effective solutions to surveying and civil engineering industries.

APLITOP is grateful to make the right decision to choose ZWCAD with ZDS/ZRX as the base for its MDT, for the reason that the combination with ZWCAD demonstrates seamless compatibility, high cost-efficiency, easy transplant with small modifications and professional and responsive technical support. MDT ported its application easily to the ZWCAD platform with the latter’s code-level compatible APIs. What’s more, with our global channel partner network of 200 authorized distributors and 550,000+ users, its application can also be widely promoted.

APLITOP has been an authorized member of ZWCAD Developer Network (ZDN) since 2010. To know more about ZWCAD platform and other application cases, you may click the link below:


Located in Malaga, Spain, APLITOP has been a professional software company providing complete solutions to Surveying and Civil Engineering projects since 1987. Its flagship product MDT (Spanish initials for Digital Terrain Model) has been localized into English, Portuguese and German and adopted by more than 10,000 users from 40 countries in various fields such as public administration, universities and training centers, construction companies, engineering and town planning studios, quarries, mines, environmental services, as well as independent professionals.

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ZWSOFT (ZWCAD Software Co., Ltd.) is a world renowned CAD/CAM solutions provider. With a reputation as a committed and reliable provider of CAD/CAM software to the AEC and MCAD industries, ZWSOFT has created design software products that have continuously satisfied the needs of 2D and 3D drafters. With 20 years’ experience in CAD industry, their products and service are proven by over 550,000 clients across 80 countries, including US, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, etc.

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