Cortona3D RapidAuthor 14.2 Released
Features include raster editor, logical operations in the 2D editor, and new visual effects for HTML publications, company says.
February 9, 2023
Cortona3D has released RapidAuthor 14.2, the latest version of its technical documentation software. This new version includes a range of new features and improvements that will help users create high-quality 3D animated and traditional 2D technical documentation with ease, the company reports.
RapidAuthor 14.2 introduces the ability to automatically generate IPC pages based on the assembly structure, with aim to speed up the production of parts catalogs.
There is ability to prepare context geometry with RapidIllustrator and reuse it in different projects.
Another addition in RapidAuthor 14.2 is the new Unmerge command, which allows authors to break apart previously merged objects and make edits and adjustments as needed. The new publishing options, including advanced visual effects in 3D publications, improved S1000D authoring, and integration with TeamViewer AR, are designed to take users' publications to the next level, the company reports.
The new raster image editor in Cortona2D Editor Pro will allow users to edit scanned legacy images, streamlining the authoring process and eliminating the need to switch to other software. Other improvements in 2D editing include logical operations and enhanced snapping and filling functionality.
RapidAuthor 14.2 is available now. If you are an existing user of RapidAuthor with an active maintenance program, you will receive a notification with downloading instructions. RapidAuthor 14.2 for Teamcenter will be available in the near future, according to the company. A corresponding notification will be also distributed to the users. If you are new to RapidAuthor, you can take advantage of a free trial period.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.