View and Analyze CAD data with 3DViewStation Family

3DViewStation is a modern CAD viewer with easy access to non-CAD users. The usage areas is unlimited from marketing, documentation, manufacturing, digital mock-up (DMU), to collaborative design and more. 3DViewStation is based on performance and reliablility of it‘s importers, loading a 5GB Catia native model in 8 minutes on a laptop or a few second as 3DVS-file. The 3DViewStation familly consists of 4 products:

  • Kisters 3DViewStation Desktop
  • Kisters 3DViewStation ActiveX
  • Kisters 3DViewStation WebViewer server & OnVidus
  • Kisters Automation Server

3DViewStation Desktop is a standalone viewer application. With 3DViewStation Desktop you can view, analyze and annotate CAD data for collaboration within your organization and throughout your supplier chain. 3D ViewStation can read native models from major CAD systems such as CATIA, NX, Pro-Engineer or Creo. Export to main neutral formats such as STEP, Parasolid, STL and JT is also available.

3DViewStation ActiveX is an ActiveX component 3DViewStation viewer developed for PLM system integration. Whatever your role, you can access all the information you need in one click, organized and filtered according to your criteria.

3DViewStation WebViewer server & OnVidus is the ideal solution for large-scale environnments. The centralized server converts CAD data into a light format 3DVS or a 3D PDF format. On User side, no installation is required. You can access your CAD data from anywhere with just an internet browser from your laptop or your mobile.

3DViewStation Automation Server is a highly flexible and scalable application server to automate processes and CAD translation.


3D CAD Importer

  • 3D-PDF
  • 3DXML
  • ACIS
  • CGR
  • CATIA V4
  • CATIA V5
  • CATIA V6
  • CREO
  • I-DEAS
  • IGES
  • IFC
  • JT
  • NX
  • PRC
  • PRO/E
  • STEP
  • STL
  • U3D
  • VDA
  • VRML

2D Importer

  • 2D_PDF
  • BMP
  • CALS
  • DWF
  • DWG
  • DXF
  • GIF
  • HPGL
  • HPGL/2
  • JPEG
  • JPEG2000
  • WORD
  • PBM
  • PNG
  • PNM
  • POM
  • TIFF


3D CAD Export

  • 3D-PDF
  • 3DVS
  • ACIS
  • IGES
  • JT
  • PRC
  • STEP
  • STL
  • VRML

2D Export

  • BMP
  • DXF
  • JPG
  • PDF
  • PNG
  • SVG


Viewer features

  • Very, very fast viewing
  • Open, view and annotate CAD file with no CAD license
  • Support Part, assembly and drawing
  • Support Virtual CAD assemblies
  • Support Tesselated, BREP and PMI
  • Calculate Volume, surface, thickness, draft angle, ...
  • Compare, Clash detection
  • Share design data in a free .3D format
  • Merge several CAD format in one environment
  • Views management, create exploded views
  • Export to neutral CAD formats
  • Rich APIs for integration, hyperlinking



  • Floating or stand-alone license
  • Desktop & Active-X : all importers
  • Optional export module : all formats
  • WebViewer per concurrent sessions or per core
  • Automation server incl. all importers and export formats
  • Windows 7 SP1 mini