SpinFire Ultimate & SpinFire Professional Feature Comparison Matrix

Spinfire Ultimate

Compare viewing, measure and annotation functionalities between Spinfire Professional and Spinfire Ultimate :

Feature

SpinFire Professional v. 10

SpinFire Ultimate v. 11.0

32-bit application v v
64-bit application x v
Node Lock Licensing v v
Floating Licensing v v
Floating License Activation via MAC address x v
Floating License Server Check x v
Registration v v
News Panel x v
Recent Document list v v
File Open/Close v v
File 3D Preview x v
Open Assembly Tree Only x v
File Save/Save As v v
Export JPG v v
Export BMP v v
Export EMF x v
Export EXIF x v
Export GIF x v
Export PNG x v
Export TIFF x v
Export WMF x v
Export 3D PDF v v
Export EMF Drawing v (see Export EMF)
Export EMF Section Profile v x
Export Parts List v v
Export STL v v
Convert to/Export ACIS v v
Convert to/Export HSF x v
Convert to/Export IGES v v
Convert to/Export JT v v
Convert to/Export Parasolid v v
Convert to/Export PRC v v
Convert to/Export STEP v v
Convert to/Export U3D x v
Convert to/Export VRML x v
Email workspace v v
Print v v
Print Preview v v
Template Editor for Printing x v
Application Settings v v
Change Language on Fly x v
3D Settings v v
Control .ACT3D save settings x v
Control default Rendering Mode x v
Define Custom Color Palette x v
2D Settings v v
Importer: ACIS (SAT) v v
Importer: AutoDesk AutoCAD v v
Importer: AutoDesk Inventor 3D x x
Importer: AutoDesk Inventor 2D x 11.4
Importer: Catia v4 v v
Importer: Catia v5 v v
Importer: Catia v6 v v
Importer: CGM v 11.2
Importer: HPGL v 11.4
Importer: I-Deas v v
Importer: IGES 3D v v
Importer: IGES 2D v x
Importer: Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) v v
Importer: JT v v
Importer: NX v v
Importer: Parasolid v v
Importer: 3D PDF v v
Importer: 2D PDF v 11.4
Importer: PRC v v
Importer: ProE v v
Importer: Rhino v v
Importer: STEP v v
Importer: SolidEdge 3D v v
Importer: SolidEdge 2D v 11.4
Importer: SolidWorks 3D v v
Importer: SolidWorks 2D v v
Importer: STL v v
Importer: Tiff v 11.4
Importer: Universal 3D (U3D) x v
Importer: VDA v v
Importer: VRML x v
Library v v
Library Search x v
3D WorkSpace v v
Partial Loading x v
Shattered Assemblies x v
Assembly Tree Browser v v
Rotate/Pan/Zoom v v
Zoom to Fit v v
Focus on Part/Point v v
Preset CAD Views w/ cycle key x v
Navigation Cube x v
Change Background Color/Gradient v v
Part/Surface Selection v v
ViewPorts v v
Display Gridlines v v
Display Rulers v 11.3
Perspective/Parallel Mode v v
Rendering Modes v v
Sectioning v v
Cross Section Length v 11.1
2 Plane sectioning x v
3 Plane sectioning x v
Flipping and Capping Sections v v
Projection mode v v
Projection area v v
Transparency v v
Color Changing v v
Transformations v v
Transformation by Handles v 11.1
Add Document v 11.1
Import Document v 11.1
Notes: 3D Vertex Note v v
Notes: 3D Edge Note v v
Notes: 3D Note v v
Notes: 2D Note v v
Notes: 3D Surface Note v v
Auto Note v v
Vertex Coordinates v v
Arc Center Coordinates v v
Surface Point Coordinates x v
Edge Length (Straight lines only) v v
Edge Length on all Edges x v
Thickness v v
Vertex to Vertex v v
Vertex to Edge v v
Arc Center to Edge v v
Arc Center to Arc Center v v
Arc Center to Surface Point x v
Surface Point to Edge v v
Surface Point to Surface Point v v
Sum of Connected Edges v v
Tube Length v v
Tube Length Bill of Materials v 11.1
Minimum Distance Between Edges v v
Minimum Distance Between Two Surfaces x v
Minimum Distance From Arc Center to Surface x v
Boundary Center by Edges v v
Boundary Area by Edges x v
Calculate Area of a Void x v
Caluclate Volume of a Void x v
Distance Between Two Surfaces v v
Minimum Distance v v
Minimum Thickness v v
Arc Diameter v v
Arc Radius v v
Circle by Three Vertices v v
Three Vertices Angle v v
Two Edge Angle v v
Surface Point to Surface Point v v
Surface Point to Vertex v v
Surface Point to Edge v v
Surface Point to Surface Point x v
Two Vertices Draft Angle v v
Surface Draft Angle v v
Smart Edge Dimensioning x v
Smart Surface Dimensioning x v
Measurement units v v
Angular types v v
Weight types v v
Materials Density Editor v v
Weight Calculator v v
Calculate Volume v v
Calculate Surface Area v v
Calculate Minimum Bounding Box v v
Calculative Axis Aligned Bounding Box v v
Multiple Open Workspaces x v
Extended CAD properties v v
Extended CAD properties button x v
Markup browser v v
Add coordinate systems v v
Annotations browser v v
Catia v5 PMI v v
I-Deas PMI x v
JT PMI x v
NX PMI x v
ProE PMI x v
STEP PMI x v
Solidworks PMI x v
Standard Views v v
Additional std views x v
User Views v v
Saving Notes/Markups to user views x v
Saving sectioning to user views x v
Exploded Assemblies v 11.2
Animated Transitions v 11.3
3D Mouse support v 11.3
CAD Views v v
Model Compare v 11.2
Draft Angle Analysis v 11.2
Assembly XML output v 11.3
Automated Excel v 11.3
X-Section Plus v 11.3
SpinFire for MS-Office v 11.3
Direct CAD2CAD v 11.4
2D WorkSpace v v
2D drawing browser v v
2D Markup browser v v
2D Call outs v 11.2
2D stamps v 11.2
2D Line Tools v 11.2
2D Linear Direct distance/Point to Point v v
2D Linear X axis distance/Point to Point X-Axis v v
2D Linear Y axis distance/Point to Point Y-Axis v v
2D Point Note x v
2D Edge Note x v
2D Note x v
2D Point Coordinates x v
2D Arc Center Coordinates x v
2D Edge Length x v
2D Point to Point x v
2D Point to Edge x v
2D Arc Center to Edge x v
2D Arc Center to Arc Center x v
2D Sum of Connected Edges x v
2D Minimum Distance Between Edges x v
2D Boundary Center by Edges x v
2D Boundary Area by Points x v
2D Arc by 3 Points v v
2D Arc Diameter x v
2D Arc Radius x v
2D Angle by 3 Points v v
2D Angle by 4 Points v v
2D Polygonal Area/Boundary Area by Edges v v
2D Two Edge Angle x v
Translation Editor x v
Language: English v v
Language: German v v
Language: French v 11.1
Language: Italian v 11.1
Language: Czech v 11.2
Language: Japanese v 11.1
Language: Chinese (SP) v 11.1
Language: Chinese (Tr) v 11.1
Language: Korean v 11.2
Language: Spanish x 11.1
Language: Portuguese x 11.2
Language: TBD1 x 11.3
Language: TBD2 x 11.3
Language: TBD3 x 11.3
Online Help: English v v
Online Help: German x 11.2
Built-in Application Updater x v
ARM Importer Updater v x
OS: XP v x
OS: Vista v v
OS: Win7 v v
OS: Win8/8.1 v v
Open .3D files v v
Save to .3D v x
Save to .ACT3D x v
Convert to .ACT3D x v

input

CAD Reader

  • Adobe PDF (.PDF)
  • Adobe PRC (.PRC)
  • Autodesk AutoCAD (.DXF, .DWG, .DWF)
  • Autodesk Inventor (.IPT, .IAM, .IDW)
  • CATIA V4 (.EXPORT, .SESSION, .EXP, .MOD, .MODEL)
  • CATIA V5 (.CATDRAWING, .CATPRODUCT, .CGR, .CATPART)
  • CATIA V6 (.3DXML)
  • CGM (.CGM)
  • HPGL (.HPGL, .HG2, .HPG,...)
  • I-DEAS (.UNV, .MF1, .ARC, .ASM, .PRT)
  • IGES (.IGES, .IGS)
  • JT (.JT)
  • NX (Unigraphics) 3D and 2D (.PRT)
  • Parasolid (.XMT_TXT, .X_T)
  • PTC Pro/ENGINEER & Creo (.ASM, .PRT)
  • Rhino 3D Importer (.3dm)
  • SAT (.SAT)
  • SolidEdge (.PAR, .PSM, .ASM, .DFT)
  • SolidWorks (.SLDDRW, .SLDPRT, .SLDASM)
  • Step (.STP, .STEP)
  • STL Importer (.STL)
  • TIFF (.TIF, .TIFF)
  • VDA (.VDA)

output

CADtoCAD export

  • .3D (free Spinfire reader)
  • IGES
  • Parasolid
  • PRC
  • STEP (AP203 & AP214)
  • STL (Ascii & Binary)
  • 3D PDF
  • JT
  • ACIS

features

Viewer features

  • Open, view and annotate CAD file with no CAD license
  • Support Part, assembly and drawing
  • Support Tesselated, BREP and PMI
  • Calculate Volume, surface, thickness, angle, ...
  • Share design data in a free .3D format
  • Merge several CAD format in one environment
  • Export metadata and view to Microsoft Office
  • Create exploded views and animation
  • Export to neutral CAD formats

configuration

Configuration

  • Free for Spinfire reader (.3D)
  • Spinfire Ultimate to import CAD
  • Modular importer per CAD
  • CADtoCAD plugin to export CAD
  • network or stand-alone license (flexlm)
  • Windows