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3DViewStation

CAD viewer (2D / 3D)

Kisters 3DViewStation is a viewer for more than 70 file formats!

3D CAD model, 2D CAD drawing, Office document or image:
With 3DViewStation you visualise and analyse different files - such as CATIA, DWG, EXCEL, SIEMENS NX, STEP, STP - with one software.

Kisters 3DViewStation

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CAD viewing and analysis

3DViewStation: One viewer for all file formats

2D / 3D CAD viewer

1 Viewer for (almost) all file formats

Kisters' powerful viewer offers users over 180 interactive functions with a simple and intuitive user interface.

The 3DViewStation includes viewers for almost all file formats (2D / 3D), such as:

  • CATIA
  • DXF
  • EXCEL
  • RHINO
  • SOLID EDGE
  • STEP
  • TIFF
  • CREO
  • DWG
  • INVENTOR
  • SIEMENS NX
  • SOLIDWORKS
  • STP
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3DViewStation

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CAD viewer (2D / 3D)

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Why 3DViewStation?

Easily view, measure, analyse and comment on engineering data.

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User-friendly software

Thanks to a clear and intuitive user interface, Kisters is 3DViewStation suitable for all user groups.

The various software solutions from the 3DViewStation product family offer the ideal solution for every application.

Our excellent support team will be happy to assist you personally with the implementation of the software or in case you have any further questions.

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1 Viewer for all file formats

With the 3DViewStation Visualise and analyse different file formats with one software.

Import 3D files such as CATIA, CREO, INVENTOR, SOLID EDGE, SOLIDWORKS, STEP or 2D files such as DWG, DXF or EXCEL.

Export 3D data, such as 3D PDF, ACIS, IGES or STEP EXCHANGE or 2D data, such as 2D PDF, DXF, JPG or PNG.

Time saving through Automation

Short loading times, even for large assemblies

Even with complex data, the CAD viewer shows 3DViewStation short loading times - mobile or on desktop.

Even large models with hundred thousands of components load within a few seconds.

Check our promise and download the free trial version now!

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Software for mobile devices and web

In addition to the software for desktop PCs, the powerful viewer 3DViewStation is also available for mobile devices - such as laptop, tablet and smartphone - and as a browser-only solution.

The right software solution for every user:

  • WebViewer
  • VisShare
  • Desktop

About 3000 satisfied customers with more than 150000 installations are a testament to our expertise in 2D and 3D CAD viewers.

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CAD data: Visualise, analyse and convert

3DViewStation: The right 2D and 3D CAD viewer for (almost) all formats

The 3DViewStation viewer facilitates data exchange within the company, with customers or suppliers. The software makes it possible to share even complex CAD data securely with internal and external persons. With the viewer, 2D or 3D models can be visualised, analysed or exported in another file format - without the need to purchase a CAD software.

Use the Viewer to import 3D files, such as

  • CATIA
  • CREO
  • INVENTOR
  • RHINO
  • SIEMENS NX
  • SOLID EDGE
  • SOLIDWORKS
  • STEP
  • STL

Use the Viewer to export 3D files, such as

  • 3D PDF
  • ACIS
  • IGES
  • STEP EXCHANGE

Use the viewer to import 2D files, such as

  • DWG
  • DXF
  • EXCEL
  • HPGL
  • POWERPOINT
  • PROE
  • WORD
  • TIFF

Use the viewer to export 2D files, such as

  • 2D PDF
  • DXF
  • JPG
  • PNG

Your file format is not listed? In the overview linked here we've listed all supported file formats of the 3DViewStation product family. listed.

High-performance CAD viewer

With 3DViewStation you can load, view and analyse CAD data very quickly.

Time saving through Automation
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High Performance CAD viewer

- 2D CAD data
- 3D CAD data
- Microsoft Office files
- PLM files

The 3DViewStation loads even the largest assemblies in seconds!

- 1 second loading time (3DVS)
Aircraft assembly line, 125,000 parts
- 15 seconds loading time (3DVS)
Passenger ship, 10 million parts

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Clear user interface

- Modern, intuitive operation
- Add CAD data via drag & drop


The multi-CAD viewer from Kisters is easy to use and is based on the familiar Microsoft Office products in terms of usability and design.

In addition to the standard functions, 3DViewStation 3DViewStation provides many advanced tools for Digital Mock-up (DMU).

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Automation & Integration

- Full application programming interface (API)
- Extension with plug-ins possible


The desktop version of 3DViewStation 3DViewStation not only works as a "stand alone", it can also be integrated into any leading systems thanks to API.

Plug-ins additionally offer the possibility to customise the software according to individual needs.

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Views for CAD models

- Exploded view
- Fly Through Animation
- Skybox rotations (all-round image)
- Photorealistic rendering
- Scaling and animation
- PreViews
- ...

For presentations and meetings you can use a series of views. You can activate these views individually, change them or play them animated like a simulation. It's as easy as a 3D PowerPoint.

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Kisters 3DViewStation

The fast, easy-to-use CAD viewer offers the right solution for every use case.

Whether desktop PC, notebook, tablet or just a smartphone, 3DViewStation is your viewer for 2D and 3D CAD data. Also available as WebViewer! 

3DViewStation Desktop
DESKTOP

Desktop Version - 3DViewStation

The 2D and 3D CAD viewer for desktop is installed on your local PC and can visualise over 60 data formats.

3DViewStation WebViewer
WEBVIEWER

WebViewer - 3DViewStation

As powerful as the desktop version, but available everywhere! No installation is required to use the WebViewer, an HTML5-capable browser is all you need!

The WebViewer runs under Windows, Android, iOS, MacOS or Linux and can be used on various (mobile) devices, such as laptop, PC, tablet and smartphone.

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BROWSER

Kisters VisShare

VisShare is the ideal software solution for smooth online collaboration! The CAD viewer can be used at any time, regardless of location, as a pure browser solution - without client installation. CAD data can also be shared securely with external persons, such as suppliers.

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Digital Mockup (DMU)

The 3D CAD viewer from Kisters offers true multi-CAD and Digital Mockup (DMU).

View and analyse Cad data
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True multi-CAD and DMU
Digital Mockup (DMU)

- Load different CAD data (2D / 3D) from different CAD systems together in one scene without converting them into a common data format before.

- Simply add CAD data to a model from various CAD systems via drag & drop. added to a model.

- Use boxing and zoning functions to quickly select and isolate objects for further editing,

- A collision analysis (clash) can be used to calculate interference contours, collision volumes and penetration depths.

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Know-How Protection /
IP Protection (IPP)

When using the viewer no 3D objects are transferred to the end device. Geometries are not passed on in file form.

With 3DViewStation you have the possibility to share CAD data securely with other people.

- Invisible parts can be removed automatically

- Geometries can be inconspicuously alienated with the software

- No geometries are stored on the end device

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Analysis tools

- Measuring, cutting, dimensioning
- Insert text annotations
- Filter objects
- 2D and 3D comparison function
- Analysis of the demoulding angle
- Calculation of the projected area
- ...

Distances between assemblies can be checked by distance band analysis (clearance).

Wall thickness, draft angle and undercut analyses, as well as drill hole and feature recognition, help to identify production problems quickly.

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Bill of materials (BOM)
Create 3D model

With 3DViewStation, you can easily create a Bill Of Materials (BOM) from a 2D or 3D model. Bill of materials (BOM) called.

A list of the used components can be displayed via the navigation point "parts list". The BOM-list can be generated for a complete model or only for individual components. It can be exported as a CSV file.

- The BOM function provides interactive and automatic ID generation for individual components.

One viewer for many use cases

The CAD viewer even loads large assemblies in seconds.

Whether you need to check CAD data, analyse it, export it to another file format or just read it: With 3DViewStation you have the right software solution! 

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Change-
management

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Technical
Documentation

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Production
preparation

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Documentation

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Parts catalogue

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Software Training

3DViewStation

Whether you search for a basic training or an advanced training for Kisters 3DViewStation - we will be happy to bring you up to date!

Current trainings for 3DViewStation

  • Basic training
  • Advanced training
  • Individual training
  • Online training
Software training

Prices for the CAD viewer

3DViewStation

Customised 3DViewStation solutions are available from €1,199 (net, plus VAT)

We would be happy to create a offer tailored to your requirements. So you don't pay for features you don't need!

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Trial version

0 € / 30 days

Test the full functionality of the Viewer 30 days free of charge!

FAQ - CAD viewer

3DViewStation

Answers to frequently asked questions about 3DViewStation

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Import 3D files

3D PDF
3DVS
3DVSXML
3DXML
ACIS
CGR
CATIA V4
CATIA V5
CATIA V6
CREO
I-DEAS*
IGES
IFC
INVENTOR
JT
NX
PARASOLID
PRC
PRO/E
RHINO
SOLID EDGE
SOLIDWORKS
STEP
STL
U3D
VDA
VRML*

* = "as is

Import 2D files

2D PDF
BMP
CALS
CATIA V6
DWF
DWG
DXF
GERBER
GIF
HPGL
HPGL/2
JPEG
JPEG2000
EXCEL
NX
POWERPOINT
PBM
PNG
PNM
POM
ProE
WORD
TIFF

Your file format is not listed? In the overview linked here we've listed all supported file formats of the 3DViewStation product family. listed.

Export 3D files

3D PDF
3DVS
3DVSXML
ACIS
IGES
JT
PARASOLID
PRC
STEP
STL
VRML

Export 2D files

MP
DXF
JPG
PDF
PNG
SVG

Your file format is not listed? In the overview linked here we've listed all supported file formats of the 3DViewStation product family. listed.

Minimum system requirements:
– Windows 8.1 or higher, 64-Bit
– Processor with SSE 4 support
- 4 GB RAM
– 2 GB hard drive space
– Integrated or dedicated graphics card with DirectX 10.1 or higher. Software-side CPU rendering is possible
– Virtual machines are only allowed with network licenses (floating).

Yes, the interface and the user tutorial is available in eight languages. The default language is selected during the installation, but all languages are installed and can be changed afterwards.

The following languages are available: 

  • Chinese
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Spanish

 

Yes, these and many other adjustments to your own requirements are possible.

Yes, it is possible to change the colour notations to RGB or Hexadecimal. The Kisters viewer is very flexible and allows - if necessary - many further individual adjustments. 

Download now the free trial version! 3DViewStation down and just try it out! 

Yes, 3DViewStation 3DViewStation allows you to store company-specific and user-specific settings and profiles. The entire range of setting options is documented in the online documentation of the 3DViewStation for Desktop.

Yes, you can test 3DViewStation free of charge for 30 days with the full range of functions! Test 3DViewStation now..

If you have purchased a licence in the meantime, no new installation is necessary. You can simply import your licence file. The trial version corresponds to the possibilities of a full version. 

You can get 3DViewStation from 1,199 € (net prices plus statuary VAT).

Just contact us if you are interested in the 3DViewStation!

We would be happy to send you an individual offer for the viewer and discuss with you - on request - all variants and possibilities.

You can license 3DViewStation either as a node locked license or via your own license server (floating).

The software licence file contains a date on which your software maintenance for the 3DViewStation Desktop expires. Any 3DViewStation version released before this date can be used with this licence file.

Tip: To ensure that the 3DViewStation is always up to date, we recommend keeping the maintenance contract for the software active and extending it accordingly.

No, your software licence for 3DViewStation 3DViewStation is automatically updated via the Internet. However, at the earliest after the "old" maintenance date has been reached.

3DViewStation Desktop is a native Windows application. It can also be used under macOS via Parallels or under Linux via Wine.

The 3DViewStation WebViewer is the browser-based output of the 3DViewStation and only requires an HTML5-capable browser. Thus, the 3DViewStation WebViewer also supports mobile operating systems and is executable on Windows, Android, iOS, MacOS or Linux.

Basic / Advanced Training
3DViewStation

We offer training courses on the Viewer for every level of knowledge. These last approx. 4 hours and take place at our branch in Leonberg (near Stuttgart).

Individual training
3DViewStation

We are also happy to provide individual trainings for you. The topics are tailored to your needs and questions. The trainings can take place at our location in Leonberg or at your company.

Online training
3DViewStation

With an online training courses you can get the most out of your 3DViewStation training. You avoid long travel times and high travel costs.

Simply contact us and we will discuss together what is the best training option for your needs!

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