3DViewStation Desktop 2017.1 : Major release for CAD Visualization and Analysis

Paris, Thursday, March 1st 2018. The latest version of the world's leading 2D & 3D CAD Viewer software is now available. KISTERS announced today the release of 3DViewStation 2017.1, the latest edition of its extremly high performant 3D viewer, 3D CAD analysis & Digital Mockup (DMU) tool with modern office-compliant UI. For integrations you can use our desktop version as well as ActiveX version, which load native and neutral CAD data extremely fast, support virtual product structures, and provide graphical navigation capabilities for the visual enterprise. A HTML5 WebViewer version is available, too.

With the current set of functions and features the 3DViewStation is the perfect tool for sales, marketing, review processes, change management, work preparation, service applications, product configuration solutions, and technical documentation on Windows desktop and tablet PCs.

Some of the many enhancements in 3DViewStation 2017.1 include:

  • File formats:
    • Catia V5_6 R2017
    • Creo 4.0
    • Inventor 2018
    • Parasolid v30
    • Acis 2017.1 (R27)
    • CPIXML
    • FBX
  • Functions:
    • Several bug fixes (see here)
    • VR-API - ideal for integrations with any leading system, like i.e. PLM
    • several performance related improvements - we are getting significantly faster again:
      • multi-core sectioning
      • multi-core rendering
      • faster compression
      • support for instancing, import & export
      • smaller files
      • own memory management
    • Enhancement of functionality for mirroring geometries
    • Further speed improvement for the wall thickness heatmap computation
    • TeamViewer 13.0
    • Translation of the interface [ENU,DEU, ITA, ESP, FRA, CHS, KOR, JPN]
    • Russian translation is no longer supported
    • Measurement: Distance "Circle axis to Circle axis", "circle center to circle center" and "Circle center (pipe) to face"
    • Circle detection via 3-points
    • Change automatically to software rendering mode if DirectX feature level is too low
    • Great improvement in speed and visualization for wall thickness heatmap

We recommend that all 3DViewStation users download and install release 2017.1.

The new product release is available immediately worldwide and current 3DViewStation customers can easily upgrade to version 2017.1.