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Paris, Friday, March 10th 2017. The latest version of the world's leading 2D & 3D CAD Viewer software is now available. KISTERS announced today the release of 3DViewStation 2017.0, 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 2017.0 include:

  • File formats:
    • SolidEdge ST9
    • Solidworks 2017
    • NX 11
    • HiCAD
  • Functions:
    • Save selections
    • Prevent object from section / recoloring / ghosting / change (transparency, material, visibility)
    • Wallthickness analysis method: rolling ball
    • Use materials for photo realistic rendering
    • Apply a background image
    • Apply a Skybox to influence reflections
    • Animations - allow continous rotation of objects
    • Significantly advanced vectorization, supporting multiple views, blocks, layers and 2D output to DXF
    • Performance & handling for ultra large assemblies:
      • Multi-threaded 3DVS file format loading
      • Set minimum frame rate
      • Progressive load: start rendering while still loading
      • No external graphics adapter required any more to achieve fast display.

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.