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CAD Exchanger Lab

CAD Exchanger Lab

Desktop application to view, explore and convert 3D CAD data across 30+ file formats.

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Convert 3DS to I-DEAS with ease and flexibility:

  • hide certain details and groups before conversion
  • add XYZ section planes
  • explode assemblies
  • choose between view, projection, and selection modes
  • add measurements
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CAD Exchanger SDK

CAD Exchanger SDK

Software libraries for C#, C++, Java, Javascript and Python.

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Include a wide range of conversion options in your apps:

  • rapidly build production-ready applications with clear and structured API
  • import, export, visualize and analyze 3D CAD files, including 3DS
  • complete more tasks with powerful add‑ons
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CAD Exchanger Batch

CAD Exchanger Batch

Light-weight command-line tool for batch conversions in corporate or cloud environments.

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Batch convert 3DS files to I-DEAS:

  • batch read and write complete models, assemblies and components
  • generate drawings, from thumbnails to Full HD, with user-defined camera position
  • flexibly adjust conversion parameters, mesh granularity, measurement units and more
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3DS

3DS is one of the file formats used by the Autodesk 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. It once was native for the old Autodesk 3D Studio DOS and eventually has grown to become a de facto industry standard for transferring models between 3D programs, or for storing models for 3D resource catalogs.

3DS is aimed at providing an import/export format, retaining only essential geometry, texture and lighting data.

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I-DEAS (Integrated Design and Engineering Analysis Software) is a computer-aided design software package. It was originally produced by SDRC in 1982. I-DEAS was used primarily in the automotive industry, most notably by Ford Motor Company and by General Motors. Now it is owned by Siemens PLM Software. Many I-DEAS technologies formed the basis of the NX system.

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