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CAD Viewer for Windows

CAD Viewer for Windows


View popular CAD parts and assembly files in one application. Glovius supports 48 CAD file formats.

Analyze CAD files without a CAD license. Glovius helps you save on CAD license costs.

Simple and easy to use. No training required. Glovius is a modern CAD viewer that’s instantly familiar to most users.

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Glovius CAD Viewer Features

Formats Supported

Glovius supports CATIA, NX, STP, IGES, Pro/ENGINEER and Creo, SolidWorks, Inventor, and Solid Edge parts and assembly file formats. Glovius 2D Viewer supports DWG, DXF, and CATDrawing file formats.

View CAD Files

View 3D geometry, product structure, attributes, PMI, and GD&T information with Glovius CAD Viewer. Zoom, Pan, Rotate & Spin CAD files and render them in Shaded, Wireframe, and Mixed render modes. Apply colors and transparency for easy identification. Hide, Show, Isolate, Move, and Search components. Explode assemblies to understand their construction. Print camera view and CAD files, with Print Setup and Print Preview support.

Take Accurate Measurement

Take accurate linear, angular, and radial measurements with point/edge/face filters. Glovius CAD Viewer comes with 18 pre-defined selection tools for fast and accurate measurement. Use the Tape Measure tool for continuous measurement of edges and curves. Measure Surface area, with support for multiple surfaces. Measure ordinates. Visually identify holes and view their properties.

Cut Dynamic Sectioning

Cut dynamic sections along Standard or Custom Planes. Add multiple sections. Add hatches and measure section profiles.

Compare Revisions

Compare design revisions in 3D to inspect changes. View the added, removed and modified features. Compare DWG/DXF files and compare CATDrawing files.

Powerful Analysis Tools

Analyze Tool: Get the component snapshot and view attributes, dimension extents, instances, and Mass/Volume/Density.
Wall Thickness Analysis: Compute the material distribution in a part to identify areas of material optimization.
Collision Detection: Detect clashes and contacts in assemblies.
Projected Area: Calculate the Projected Area for use in Casting process calculations.
Draft Analysis: Compute the draft angles of all surfaces in a part for use in Injection Molding and Casting processes.

Export to STEP and other formats

  • Export 3D CAD files to STEP, IGES, 3MF, X_T (requires PLUS license).
  • Create a Bill of Materials report and 3D Report with Glovius CAD Viewer.
  • Export 3D CAD files to 3D PDF and 3D HTML. Save as STL, 3DS, OBJ, Image
    (BMP/JPG/PNG/TIFF), and PPT.
  • Export CAD files to Glovius format for use on
    phones and tablets.
Glovius CAD Viewer showing Point, Linear, Angular, and Area Measurements
DWG Viewer, DXF Viewer
Glovius 2D Viewer comparing two drawing files