Interoperability, eXchangers

CADMATIC has been designed to be as open as possible to allow cooperation with different technology suppliers. We have developed an open database and implemented numerous interoperability functions. Production documentation can be delivered in the required manner and in the most common output formats, such as DWG, PDF and others.

Users can make use of 3D models from various mechanical 3D modelling software packages with help of 3D eXchanger for AutoCAD® and 3D eXchanger for Polytrans by Okino®

Cadmatic eXchanger for AutoCAD

The following converters are available for generating CADMATIC eBrowser models and CADMATIC 3DD files from PDS®/PDMS®/Smart3D format models:

For generating CADMATIC eBrowser models and CADMATIC 3DD files from PDS®/PDMS®/Smart3D® format models:

  • eXchanger for PDS®
  • eXchanger for PDMS®
  • eXchanger for Smart3D

Additionally CADMATIC offers conversion services to convert 3D intelligent models in PDS®, PDMS® and other formats into CADMATIC intelligent models (including the entire parametric model and attribute values).

Contact us for more information and a customized offer.

AutoCAD®, PDS®, PDMS®, Smart3D®, Okino®, Tekla®, E3.series® are registered trademarks. Any other product or brand names mentioned maybe registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.

Interoperability, eXchangers AutoCAD

Interoperability, eXchangers for PolyTrans®

Interoperability, eXchangers Smart 3D

Interoperability, eXchangers PDMS® and PDS®

Interoperability, eXchangers CADMATIC Tekla® Link


For users who have the need to translate the 3D hull model into the AutoCAD® format, a free plug in module for AutoCAD® is available.

This tool converts a native 3D hull model into the AutoCAD® 3D workspace for further processing.

You need to register first, before you are forwarded to the download page! This provides us with ARX user information and allows us to send you ARX updates.

NOTE! CADMATIC ARX plugin is compatible with AutoCAD® 14, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 software versions (both 32 and 64-bit).

Read the EULA before downloading.

Register and download ARX Plugin

Cadmatic eXchanger for AutoCAD

The eXchanger converts AutoCAD® solid models from and into CADMATIC reference models. This allows AutoCAD® users to use their AutoCAD 3D models (or models from Solidworks, AutoDesk Inventor and Catia) in their CADMATIC design projects.

The eXchanger can be downloaded for free from our download page. You need to register first, before you are forwarded to the download page.

NOTE! CADMATIC eXchanger for AutoCAD is compatible with AutoCAD® 2007 - 2015 software versions.

Register and download eXchanger for AutoCad

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