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View CATDrawing files

View CATDrawing files with Glovius. Measure, compare, print, and export CATDrawing files to PDF.

CATDrawing files are drawing files created in CATIA. Many users prefer to share the CATDrawing files directly, instead of converting them into a DWG, DXF, or a PDF file. A CATDrawing file is created in CATIA from a particular CATIA part or assembly. It contains one or more sheets and each sheet may contain one or more views. It may also contain other information like title blocks, revision information, dimensions, text instructions, etc.

View CATDrawing Files with Glovius 2D Viewer

Glovius supports CATDrawing files, along with DWG, DXF, and PDF. View, and measure CATDrawing files in Glovius. While DWG, DXF, and PDF Drawing files can be viewed for free with Glovius 2D Viewer, viewing CATDrawing files requires a Regular or PLUS Glovius license.

Open CATDrawing files with Glovius
Open, view, and measure CATDrawing files with Glovius

Compare a CATDrawing file with any other Drawing

The ability to visually compare any two drawing files is helpful to quickly identify the changes in CAD drawing revisions or versions. A typical 2D drawing is revised many times during the course of a design cycle and subsequent batch manufacturing. It takes a lot of time to study these revisions and understand what has changed. A visual highlighter that automatically identifies these changes, helps reduce the time taken to understand the drawing, and significantly reduces the possibility of human error.

The Compare tool in Glovius 2D Viewer helps you to identify differences between any two CATDrawing files –

  1. Any addition, deletion, and modification of views
  2. Any changes in the geometry of the model
  3. Any changes in PMI information like balloons, datum planes, measurements, etc.

All you need to do is launch Glovius 2D Viewer, click on the Compare tool, and select the drawing versions to visualize the differences between the two CATDrawing files.

Compare CATDrawing files with DWG, PDF, or any other CATDrawing file
Compare any two CATDrawing files

Print and Export CATDrawing Files to PDF

Glovius supports printing CATDrawing files. Users can preview the file before sending it to print. Glovius supports exporting CATDrawing files to image formats like BMP, TIFF, PNG, and JPEG. users can also export their CATDrawing files to PDF.

Export CATDrawing Files to PDF
Using the Print Preview feature in Glovius for exporting a CATDrawings file

Download Glovius and start your free trial to view CATDrawing files with Glovius.

Sridhar Oruganti,
Product Manager

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