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Markup! Measure! Section! eDrawings® Pro for iPad

This was the big announcement made by Dassault Systemes SolidWorks on 1st May 2012. This is first of its kind mobile platform app by Dassault Systemes SolidWorks.  But the story doesn’t end here.  Here is next step by Dassault Systemes SolidWorks: eDrawings® Pro for iPad

eDrawings® Pro for iPad is the professional 2D and 3D CAD collaboration app for the iPad that can view native SolidWorks® files (part, assembly, drawings), eDrawings files, and DraftSight® (DWG™, DXF™) files. You can easily view models and access configurations, drawing sheets, and exploded views for eDrawings files published from SolidWorks and all other supported CAD software.

Markup! Measure! Section!  eDrawings® Pro for iPad takes you to the next level of 2D and 3D collaboration with more functionality, including dynamic cross section views, measurements, markups and annotations, and the unique ability to share it all by email!

With a brand new intuitive user interface and improved performance, eDrawings® Pro for iPad enables you to dynamically view cross sections of your models in XY, YZ, or ZX directions from both sides and easily drag the cross section plane on screen or with a convenient slider. You can also measure distances in your designs, with easy-to-use selection filters for faces, edges, vertices, and holes.

With eDrawings® Pro for iPad you can create markups on your drawings, including text notes, freehand notations, dimensions, cross-section views, photos, and camera snapshots.

You can share your marked up eDrawings files with others for review and further comments. All markups with history are saved within the eDrawings file.


* New intuitive and easy-to-use user interface

* Significant performance improvements for opening, viewing, and interacting with all types of models

* Open 3D (EASM, EPRT, SLDASM, SLDPRT), 2D (EDRW, SLDDRW, DWG, DXF), and associated files from any source: email attachments, cloud storage services (Dropbox™, Google Drive™, SkyDrive®, YouSendIt®, and others), email, web and FTP sites, networks, and iTunes® File Sharing

* Zoom, pan, and rotate your 3D and 2D CAD data using multi-touch

* Browse your assembly components tree, model configurations and drawing sheets

* Hide, show, or make components transparent

* Select View mode: standard orthogonal views, shaded with edges, perspective view

* Play animated 3D standard views as well as 2D drawing views

* View your designs in full screen and double tap to fit it on screen

* Double tap zooms to drawing views

* Markup your designs and send to others, and read others’ markups

* Measure your design data

* View cross sections of your 3D designs

* Sample files included

eDrawings Pro is available now for download on the Apple App Store.  Get your copy only  for $4.99. But this offer is for the first 90 30 days, and it will be $9.99 after that. For more information, visit: http://www.edrawingsviewer.com


Carry your eDrawings in iPad

This was the big announcement made by Dassault Systemes SolidWorks on 1st May 2012. This is first of it kind mobile platform app by Dassault Systemes SolidWorks

CAD users and specially SolidWorks users have been asking for a CAD file viewer which can be taken anywhere to present their stuff to others. And with the availability of eDrawings for iPad, an application that lets you bring your 2D and 3D files to a customer’s site, or to a sales meeting,  sharing the design concepts will be easy and more quicker.

eDrawings for iPad is the only CAD viewer on the iPad that allows you to view native eDrawings files, DraftSight files, and SolidWorks parts, assemblies and drawings files. Since its launch, eDrawings software has become a successful and much-loved collaboration product. In the last year alone, more than 2 million customers downloaded the eDrawings Viewer. With multi-touch gestures, eDrawings for iPad lets you pan, zoom and rotate 2D and 3D models; animate and explode your 3D views; and view and animate drawings from:

  • SolidWorks 3D design software
  • DraftSight free CAD software
  • AutoCAD® software
  • DWG and DXF files

eDrawings is the email-enabled communication tool that dramatically eases sharing of product design information. You can load and send files via email to collaborate more effectively with everyone involved in product development, including people who are not regular CAD software users to interpret and understand 2D and 3D designs.

What are the key features and benefits of eDrawings for iPad?

Available for just $1.99, the capabilities of eDrawings for iPad include:

  • Open files from email, Apple®  iTunes® File Sharing, or other online file sharing service (e.g. Dropbox, Box, and others)
  • Zoom, pan, and rotate 2D or 3D CAD data with the touch of a finger
  • View 3D animations, 3D standard views, and 2D drawing views
  • Browse assembly components tree, configurations, and drawing sheets
  • View designs in full screen – just double tap to expand it on the screen
  • Store files on your iPad through iTunes File Sharing
  • Intuitive and easy-to-use user interface
  • Sample files included

How will eDrawings for iPad be supported?

3DS SolidWorks will provide the same level of support offered to the desktop users of eDrawings.

For any support inquiry, send an email to the eDrawings Support team at the following email: support@edrawingsviewer.com. For more information, please visit http://www.edrawingsviewer.com.

What platforms does eDrawings for iPad support?

eDrawings for iPad is currently available for iPad devices (running iOS 4.3 or later).

In what languages will eDrawings for iPad be available?

Although eDrawings for iPad is available worldwide, the application user interface will initially be available in English only. However, it will support eDrawings files in all languages created with eDrawings publishers, SolidWorks and DraftSight.

You can download eDrawings® for iPad today from the Apple store , and you can learn more about the features and functionality on the SolidWorks website.

If you feel you need more than this, please express your wishes here: The official eDrawings mobile wish list

You can also read more about eDrawings for iPad on following blogs:

Matthew Lorono’s Blog

Mike Puckett’s Blog

Jason Raak’s Blog

Lou Gallo’s Blog

Deelip’s Blog