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PDF3D Helps IronCAD Integrator Add 3D Parts List Publishing

PDF3D from Visual Technology Services is used with IronCAD for interactive 3D parts list and assembly documents in Fronema’s I-XPro4D.

London, UK, October 2nd, 2018 – The IronCAD Gold Partner Fronema S.r.l. has extended the IronCAD 3D design software with I-XPro4D to produce rich interactive spare-parts list navigation, bill-of-materials (BOM) and repair assembly documentation using PDF3D. Fronema is the primary IronCAD […]

Diving in to 3D PDF Developer’s Solution – About PDF3D SDK Pro

Shareable 3D PDF Document Production for Your Application with Next-Generation 3D PDF Integration and Code Development.
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PDF3D SDK Pro provides a full set of features to support system integrators and software engineers in building systems that need complex and reliable 3D document production capabilities. The SDK software provides for on-premise installs or embedded PDF generation inside deployed […]

PDF3D’s ReportGen V2.15.1 Brings New Tech, Panoramic 360 and Patented Point Cloud Simplification to 3D PDF

Popular 3D PDF conversion application brings a host of new features for CAD, scanning and photography
London, 22nd January 2018 – PDF3D’s ReportGen V2.15 has landed, bringing with it new U3D-to-PRC technology, Panoramic 360 functionality, patented point cloud simplification, and support for 3D printing.

This latest release of PDF3D’s end-user conversion tool brings with it a host of exciting new features that […]

PDF3D Release 3D PDF Conversion Plugin for ParaView 5.3 Users

London, May 19th, 2017 – PDF3D, leaders in 3D PDF conversion technology, have today announced the latest release of their popular PV+ plugin, which enables users of the award-winning ParaView application to convert the 3D data generated by ParaView into 3D PDFs.

PDF3D’s latest PV+, V2.14, combines V5.2 and V5.3 of Kitware’s ParaView visualization application features, making it compatible with a […]

PDF3D Provides Access to the Fourth Dimension in C Tech’s New 4D Visualisation Tool

In the latest major release, C Tech Development Corporation (CTECH) announced Earth Volumetric Studio, a rich modular environment with embedded 4D PDF generation based on PDF3D systems.

The latest offering from C TECH is a stand-alone Windows application that includes advanced volumetric gridding, geostatistical analysis, geologic layer separation and 4D visualization.

Used for many types of data such as soil, ground water, […]

How To Tell a Story with Automatic View Cycling, Narration & Dynamic Captions

A simple 3D PDF with manual views is very common. When a user is faced with several views they can select each view using the selector menu. Easy enough.  But what if you want to tell a story and show your user each view in a sequence or specific order with a beginning, middle and end, and with accompanying narration?

With […]

PDF3D Releases Microsoft OFFICE Enhancements with 3D Plugins

New plugins from PDF3D allow Microsoft Office users to enhance documents by adding interactive 3D images at the click of a button.

London, UK, September 9th, 2016 –PDF3D, the leaders behind interactive 3D PDF conversion software ReportGen, have today announced a new suite of plugins for Microsoft OFFICE users that enables the creation of powerful, interactive 3D documents from standard WORD, […]

Progressive Animation to show Additive Assembly Sequences

How to create a progressive animation from multiple part files in a 3D PDF using PDF3D ReportGen (GUIDE AND VIDEO)
Wondering how to address the complex task of creating a 3D animated sequence to show the gradual assembly sequence of a complex model without programming? Normally time-sequence or transient data is shown as a sequence, one part at a time, so how can […]

PDF3D V2.12 Release Brings Major Upgrades, Fixes and New Features

3D PDF conversion software leaders, PDF3D, today announce their new V2.12 release for PDF3D SDK, XML Server, ReportGen and PV+.  Developers, users and fans of the software can expect significant improvements, corrections, and new features to all of the products.

London, UK, November 9th, 2015 – PDF3D, the developers of the popular 3D PDF generation and reporting tools, have released the […]

File Formats

The following file formats are available for PDF3D ReportGen, XML Server utilities and the Interface Layer of PDFD-SDK PRO Development Toolkit.  For PV+ see the other alternative File Format list.

Type

Format

Extensions

  Applications

Type
Format
Extensions
Applications

CAD Models

1

Additive Manufacturing Format
amf
3D Printing industry consortium format alternative to STL

2

AutoCAD Export DWF Format
dwf
AutoCAD Inventor, AutoCAD Mechanical, Visual Representations

3

AutoCAD Generic DXF Format
dxf
AutoCAD historic versions, Survey, Geophysics, Modelling

4

AutoCAD Native DWG […]