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3DViewStation

The high performance multi CAD viewer.

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3D CAD visualization and analysis

The powerful 3D CAD viewer for engineers and construction mechanics.

Do you work with 2D and 3D CAD data and need to view and analyze them? Then you need a performant and universally applicable viewer.

Accelerate the process chain in your company from product development to sales with 3DViewStation from KISTERS.

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Why 3DViewStation?

Display, measure, analyse and comment on complex engineering data with ease.

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User-friendly

With a clear and intuitive interface, 3DViewStation is suitable for all levels of users, even without training.

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Complete

Use an all-in-one solution for all your business application needs: 3D, 2D, mobile, analysis, role-based integration and lots more.

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Fast

Load large assemblies within a few seconds:
short loading times even with complex data.

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Mobile

Access all your engineering and other data - wherever you are.

Thought-out functionalities

3DViewStation provides the right features for your engineering data.

With 3DViewStation you can load, view, analyse and annotate engineering data very quickly. File formats of all major CAD systems are supported. Format overview. Format overview.

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High Performance Viewing

- 2D, 3D CAD, Office and PLM
- Loads even the largest assemblies in seconds
- 64-Bit support

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Clear user interface

- Modern and intuitive control
- Compliant to MicrosoftOffice

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Automation & Integration

- Full application programming interface (API)
- PlugIns
- Export of images, 2D and 3D files

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Know-how protection
(IPP)

- Remove invisible parts automatically
- Unobtrusively transform geometries

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True multi-CAD and DMU

Load and analyse files from different CAD systems without conversion. Suitable for Digital MockUps (DMU)

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Views

- Explosions
- Fly Through
- Skybox (all-round image) Rotations
- Photorealistic rendering
- Scaling and animation
- PreViews

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Analysis tools

- Measuring, intersection, dimensioning
- Text annotations and markups
- Filter objects
- 2D and 3D comparison function

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Bill of material (BOM)

Interactive and automatic ID generation

3DViewStation in action

Video: This is how easy the work preparation with 3DViewStation works.

Über 3.000 zufriedene Kunden mit mehr als 150.000 Installationen sind ein Beleg für unsere Expertise im Bereich 2D- und 3D-CAD-Viewer.

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Areas of application

Typical use cases of the 3DViewStation Desktop.

Flexible operation in Windows on desktops, notebooks and tablet PCs. It can be used stand-alone or integrated into PLM / PDM / ERP systems, product configurators, service and spare parts applications and with other leading systems. 

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Manufacturing

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Projekt Reviews

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Engineering

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Sales

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Spare parts

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Collaboration

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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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Marketing

3DViewStation product family

The right solution for your application.

Overview of the Kisters 3DViewStation version.

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3DViewStation Desktop: 3D-CAD-Viewer + 2D Viewer: Your high-performance universal viewer.

The 3DViewStation includes important analysis functions such as measurement, dimensioning, mark-ups & text annotations, a 2D comparison function, a 3D comparison function, fly through and true MultiCAD DMU (Digital MockUp), i.e. simultaneous loading and analysis of data from different CAD Systems, without conversion. In order to protect your intellectual property (IP) 3DViewStation allows to automatically remove all invisible internal parts or to alienate geometries in cases when it is mandatory to forward files. 3DViewStation offers a complete programming interface (API) for automation and integration purposes.

Ease of operation due to a modern user interface

Intuitive handling is one of the basic principles of 3DViewStation. That's why we designed the new UI along the lines of Microsoft Office, adding some intuitive ribbons. The user interface can be adapted to your specific requirements, and a quick access toolbar can be added. Shortcut keys can be defined for frequently used functions.

Application areas

Technology editors are always on the lookout for intuitive solutions to map and display products in various states. They need to hide or show parts, colour parts, create exploded views. Using the 3DViewStation you simply export the result as an image and integrate it into your work- or assembly instruction. If you prefer communicating your data in 3D, then you will love the export capabilities of 3DViewStation to STEP or 3D PDF.

To ensure that you can complete your work as continuously as possible, we have taken care to make the import interfaces of the CAD Viewer to the various CAD systems as fast as possible. And since the 3DViewStation is also available as a 64-bit version, we go beyond all memory limits. Turn on the turbo and use our internal data format whenever you need maximum performance.

Integration and automation

Geometries are often managed not only on the file system but also using ERP, PLM or other in-house developed data management systems. In order to enable any kind of automation, 3DViewStation has a rich programming interface (API) with which, among other things, geometries can be loaded and positioned, automatically compared and the storage location influenced. The 3DViewStation allows via API to color parts, dynamically build structures (e.g. variants and configurations), query the position and location of parts or send events to a leading application when a part is clicked - for example, to then search for metadata in PLM or ERP.

Zero Install, Zero Admin: 3DViewStation WebViewer is a HTML5 Browser and Cloud viewer – no installation required. Ideal for zero-admin Browser clients and mobile users.

This allows you to access your files at any time via an HMTL5-capable device, either on your company network or in a cloud. After integration into your primary system, the administration effort is limited to the server that converts the native CAD data into an internal format and/or into 3D PDF and a PreView image.

Application fields: Analyse CAD-assemblies

With the 3DViewStation WebViewer you can quickly and conveniently navigate through assemblies, select parts, show or hide them, click on a geometry and link it to metadata or documents from your system. Measure or cut or explode an assembly, color geometries according to their status, apply dimensions or annotations to 3D CAD models, drawings or documents: all via a browser. If a download of the 3D geometries is desired, a 3D PDF can be provided, in case of 2D drawings or office documents for example a 2D PDF.

Your geometries are safe

The 3DViewStation WebViewer allows server-side rendering of the geometries. This has several advantages: Since only image information is transferred to the end device, there are no geometries on the end device at any time. Your geometries are therefore secure (know-how protection, IP protection). Especially with small devices and low bandwidth, your data can be viewed much faster with our HTML5 viewer than if you first transferred the geometries and then rendered on the client side. Since server-side rendering does not require any 3D support on the client, i.e. no WebGL, the 3DViewStation WebViewer can be used with almost all operating systems and on almost all clients, including Android and iOS.

No effort on the client side: Zero Footprint, Zero Admin

The 3DViewStation WebViewer requires no installation effort and is therefore ideal for large installations, occasional users, browser users, web portals, cloud solutions and more. The administration effort is limited to the server, which converts the native CAD data into an internal format and/or into 3D PDF and a PreView image.

Why exchange CAD data via email, FTP or cloud in an insecure and complicated way? 3D collaboration has never been easier.

Neben den langen Up- und Download-Ladezeiten verlieren Sie auch immer einen wesentlichen Teil der Kontrolle über die eigenen Daten. Das war gestern: VisShare ist die sichere und flexibel anpassbare firmeninterne Kooperationsumgebung für Ihr Unternehmen. Als Plattform mit gemeinsamer Datenbasis und intuitiver Oberfläche ermöglicht VisShare allen Mitarbeitern den unternehmensweiten Zugriff und einheitlichen Blick auf Ihre CAD-Daten. Daten können einfach und sicher miteinander geteilt, verwaltet, kontrolliert, visualisiert und analysiert werden. Damit ist es die ideale Lösung für eine effiziente Zusammenarbeit und ermöglicht transparente Prozesse und Workflows über Fach- und Abteilungsgrenzen hinweg. Eine Benutzer- und Gruppenverwaltung (Teams) regelt die Zugangskontrolle und Rechte. Damit lässt sich VisShare auch gleichzeitig als Frontend für Partner, Lieferanten und Kunden einsetzen, ganz ohne großen Konfigurations- und Installationsaufwand. Einfach auf einem Server installieren – und fertig. Es ist keinerlei Client-Installation notwendig (“zero-Install, zero-Admin”). Sofort steht VisShare allen zur Verfügung, auch mobil. Nutzen Sie Ihr Handy, iPad oder Laptop, um auch von unterwegs aus zu arbeiten. Durch das serverseitige Rendering visualisieren und analysieren Sie nicht nur mobil größte Baugruppen mit hundertausenden Bauteilen in Sekundenschnelle. Es werden auch keine 3D-Daten auf das Endgerät übertragen. Die Daten bleiben sicher vor Verlust auf Ihrem Server. 

Create as many users as you like, there is no limitation. Everyone gets his personal area, where he can manage his own data and share it individually with others. A user is also able to create new groups, invite other users or release data from his personal area for groups. In addition, data can also be "published" so that it is visible to every VisShare user, useful for showcases, for example. 

It is also possible to share individual files, for example with external third parties: Create a link for the file, send it to the recipient via VisShare, set a time validity, a time start and end point or even the frequency of viewing - you retain full control over your data. Links can also be withdrawn or deleted. And for a closer, temporary collaboration with third parties, simply send out a member invitation. With this invitation, anyone can join the appropriate group after authentication.

Holistic consulting

Customer-oriented and competent.

Our high-quality software solutions are characterized by extensive fields of application, intuitive operation and short implementation phases with excellent support.

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Contact persons

We are always personally at your service. Without waiting in line.

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Expertise

Highly specialized in our software solutions.

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Technical Support

Fast response times and efficient solutions.

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Security

Stable framework of security architecture.

News

Stay 360° informed.

We keep you up to date on 3DViewStation and topics from the manufacturing industry.

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Pricing

Customised solutions from 1,199 € (net prices plus statuary VAT).

Don't pay too much: We will be happy to create a offer based on your requirements.

Trial version

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FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions.

Knowledge Base: Detailed help articles & support for 3DViewStation.

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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“

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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

3D

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

2D

MP
DXF
JPG
PDF
PNG
SVG

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.

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

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

Yes, this is possible. For further user information, see the documentation on settings.

Yes, you can test the 3DViewStation free of charge for 30 days with full functionality: Download.

If you have purchased a license in the meantime, no reinstallation is necessary. You can simply import your license file.

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

Contact us: We will be pleased to create your personal offer.

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

Your license includes a date on which your software maintenance expires. You can use any version that was released before this date.

No, your license is automatically updated via the Internet. However, at the earliest after reaching the old maintenance date.

The 3DViewStation is a native Windows application. With Parallels it can also be used under macOS or using Wine under Linux.

3DViewStation basic / advanced training
We offer training for the viewer for all levels of knowledge. These take about 4 hours and are held at our location in Leonberg.

Individual training
We are also happy to provide individual training 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
With our online training courses you can get the most out of your 3DViewStation training. At the same time you avoid long travel times and high travel costs.

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