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STEP File Viewer, STP Viewer – Glovius CAD Viewer

Glovius is a modern 3D CAD and STEP file viewer. With Glovius you can, view STEP (.step, .stp) and IGES (.iges, .igs) files. Glovius supports CATIA, NX, STP, IGES, Pro/ENGINEER and Creo, SolidWorks, Inventor, and Solid Edge parts and assemblies. 

Collaborate across screens with comments and markup on latest 3D product data while working remotely. This makes for a seamless collaboration experience between teams located in different locations, accelerating the product development process.

Glovius STEP File Viewer

  • View STEP files. View STP files.
  • View 3D CAD files in one application.
  • Measure, Section, Analyze, Compare, and Export.
  • Simple and easy to use. No training required.
  • Free 2D Viewer. Free iOS and Android apps.

Glovius is a modern 3D CAD and STEP file viewer. Glovius supports CATIA, NX, STP, IGES, Pro/ENGINEER and Creo, SolidWorks, Inventor, and Solid Edge parts and assemblies.

Take accurate measurements, analyze components, cut dynamic sections, compare revisions, and export to STEP/IGES/3DPDF/HTML.

Glovius comes with a free 2D viewer to view DWG and DXF files.

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Glovius STEP File Viewer Analysis Tools

A modern STP, STEP File Viewer

  • View 3D data, Product Structure, Attributes, PMI, and GD&T.
  • Zoom, Pan, Rotate & Spin models.
  • Standard Views. Previous and Next View.
  • Perspective and Orthographic projection.
  • 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, with Print Setup and Print Preview support.

Measure STEP Files

  • Take accurate linear, angular, and radial measurements.
  • Quickly measure models and features with Assistive Measurement.
  • Filter points, edges, and faces for measurement.
  • 18 pre-defined selection tools for fast and accurate measurement.
  • Tape Measure for continuous measurement of edges and curves.
  • Measure Surface area, with support for multiple surfaces.
  • Measure ordinates Visually identify holes and their properties.

Powerful Analysis Tools

Analyze Tool: Get the component snapshot and view attributes, dimension extents, instances and Mass/Volume/Density.

Wall Thickness AnalysisCompute the material distribution in a part to identify areas of material optimization.

Collision DetectionDetect 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 STEP files and Create Reports

Export STP/STEP files

Cut Dynamic Sections

Cut Dynamic Sections

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

Compare STEP Files


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

Free DWG/DXF Viewer


View DWG, DXF, and CATIA CATDrawings files with Glovius 2D Viewer. Take measurements, compare revisions, and print/export to PDF

Free iPhone, iPad & Android Apps


View STEP, STP, and CAD files on your smartphones and tablets with Glovius for iPhone and iPad, and Glovius for Android.

Export to Glovius format, and transfer via Email, Dropbox, or upload on Glovius Cloud. Take measurements, cut sections, create reports, and collaborate with others.

View STEP, STP, and CAD files in Augmented Reality (AR) on Android devices with Glovius AR for Android.

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STEP File Formats Supported

STEP File Extensions – .stp, .step, .stpz
STEP File Versions – STEP AP203, STEP AP214, STEP 242

STP and STEP Files exported from CATIA, SolidWorks, Creo, NX, Pro/ENGINEER, Autodesk Inventor, and Solid Edge

2D CAD Formats Supported

DWG – up to AutoCAD 2018-2019 (AC1032)
DXF – up to AutoCAD 2018-2019 (AC1032)
CATDrawing – CATIA Drawing files up to V5-6 R2019 (R29)

System Requirements

Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and Windows 10
32-bit and 64-bit systems
1280 X 1024 or higher, with support for 32-bit color
4GB RAM or more

3D CAD Formats Supported

CATIA V5 and V6 Parts and Assemblies
NX, Parasolid, I-DEAS Parts and Assemblies
Creo, and Pro/ENGINEER Parts and Assemblies
SolidWorks Parts and Assemblies
Inventor Parts and Assemblies
Solid Edge Parts and Assemblies

Languages Supported

English, German, French, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean


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