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Comparison of CAD, CAM and CAE file viewers

This is an overview of notable viewers for files, that are produced by Computer aided design (CAD), Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and Computer-aided engineering (CAE) applications.

Comparison of notable CAD/CAM/CAE file viewersEdit

Application Latest stable release Developer 3D support? Runs on POSIX style systems? Runs on Windows? Other platforms? Open source? User Interface Language(s) Supported format(s)
Caddie 14 Advanced Computer Solutions Yes No Yes ? No (Free download) EN DXF, DWG, DRW
progeCAD Viewer DWG (based on IntelliCAD) (incomplete entry) 2009 progeCAD No No Yes No No EN DWG, DXF
VariCAD Viewer 2014 v2 VariCAD Yes YesLinux Yes Yes No EN, DE, JP, PT, CN DWG (2D), DXF (2D), STEP (3D)[1]
WorkXPlore 3D 1.7 (2009) Sescoi Yes No Yes No No (Free download) EN, FR, DE, ES, IT, JP, CN DWG, DXF, IGES, STEP, STL, UNISURF, 3D WorkNC, XDW, Parasolid, SolidWorks, Pro/E, Catia V4, Catia V5, UGS, ISO toolpaths, CADDS, Solid Edge[2]
LibreCAD 2.0.6 (10/2014)[3] LibreCAD No Yes Yes Yes Yes (GPLv2) CN, EN, ES, FR, DE, HU, IT, JP, RU, other DXF

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