ABViewer Releases

Released: Feb 1, 2023

Updates in v15.1


  • 3D Improvements:
    • Added support for SLDASM format.
    • Improved import for SLDPRT, X_T, X_B and STEP formats;
    • You can now import and export 3D files with the original measuring units, so you don’t need to guess which units to select in settings.
    • Improved zooming with a rectangle in the 3D mode.
    • Added a new tool to create an exploded view of a 3D model.
  • G-code Generation Improvements:
    • Improved generating a G-code compatible with the lathe machine.
    • Improved interface.
    • Radius compensation is...

Released: Jun 2, 2022

Updates in v15.0


  • Improves Software Performance:
    • Improves working with large files.
    • Speeds up navigation.
    • Increases the speed of PDF to DWG/DXF conversion.
    • Speeds up opening of 3D files and interaction with their structure.
  • New 3D Kernel
    • Replaces the Open Cascade Technology with CADSoftTools' own 3D kernel.
    • Speeds up opening of 3D files.
    • Improves reading of SAT, SLDPRT, X_T, X_B file formats.
    • Adds support for FSAT, SAB, SMT, IPT, IFC file formats.
    • Adds the ability to export to SAT and SAB formats...

Released: Jun 25, 2019

Updates in 14.1


  • Adds support of Parasolid formats (*.x_t, *.x_b) and SolidWorks formats (*.sldprt).
  • Export to IGES, STEP and BREP file formats.
  • Upgraded tool to measure the distance on a 3D model. Using it, you can get not only the distance between two points and height between two parallel surfaces, but also the distance between two circle centers or between two parallel edges.
  • Saving of measurements performed on 3D models. ABViewer 14.1 enables to save all the measurements you made in a separate file...

Released: Sep 5, 2018

Updates in v14


  • Create a section view of 3D models.
  • 3D object visualization options: Edges, Wireframe, Surface.
  • New mode of surface display: Hidden lines.
  • Anti-aliasing in 3D modes.
  • Display of a 3D model bounding box and its overall dimensions.
  • Measuring in a 3D model cut part.
  • Tool to adjust a 3D model transparency.
  • Export to AutoCAD DWG 2010.
  • Improved comparison of DWG and DXF files
    • New comparison settings
    • Added capability to print out results of comparison.
  • Optimized reading and saving of DWG and...

Released: Apr 11, 2018

Updates in v12.1


  • New and more convenient G-code generation interface with extended features.
  • PDF to DWG conversion improved.
  • 3D import optimized.

Released: Jun 5, 2017

Updates in v12


  • Import of AutoCAD DWG 2018.
  • Increased speed of PDF to DWG conversion.
  • DWG/DXF to G-code conversion (Available in Professional and Enterprise only).

Released: Dec 8, 2016

Updates in 11.2


  • PDF to DWG: vectorization of raster images during conversion added
  • Measuring of STEP and IGES files
  • Loading of custom line types
  • Saving to DWG 2004
  • Support of big SHX fonts (for Asian characters)
  • Batch print improved greatly
  • New Align tool
  • New Pan tool
  • Possibility of layouts duplicating
  • PDF to DWG conversion improved
  • Saving of measurement results to TXT