Datakit Releases Version 2022.1 of Technical Data Conversion SDK
CrossManager (Datakit software for conversion of 3D/2D formats) and CrossCadWare (for 2D/3D software editors) improve interoperability between standard and native formats.
February 1, 2022
Datakit, specialist in 3D interoperability, announces the new version (2022.1) of its technical data conversion SDK.
Datakit facilitates exchange of 2D and 3D data for users and developers of CAD, CAD/CAM, 3D visualization, simulation, metrology and modeling applications. The latest version of CrossManager (Datakit software for file-to-file conversion of most 3D and 2D formats) and CrossCadWare (reading and writing libs for 2D and 3D software editors) improve interoperability between standard and native formats.
Datakit conversion libraries V2022.1 bring new reading functionalities for Inventor, OBJ, REVIT 3D. They add CATIA V5 writing functionalities.
Software editors integrating release 2022.1 of Datakit SDK can now:
- Read the predefined views and flash development toolkit product manufacturing information from the INVENTOR 3D assembly files.
- Read alpha channel of colors (transparency) from OBJ 3D and RHINO 3D.
- Write in CATIA V5 the Views named by the users.
Datakit is upgrading its SDK to remain compatible with the latest versions from publishers, and with their previous versions.
Datakit V2022.1 adds new versions and now makes it possible to:
- Read JT files up to version 10.7.
- Read older REVIT versions (2011,2012,2013 and 2014) in complement with REVIT 2015 to 2022 versions.
- Extract data from Solid Edge 2022, the latest version of Solid Edge.
- Read the 2022 SP0 version of Solid Works and its ancestors from 2006 to 2008.
- Read NX 1992, 1996, 2000, the last versions of NX.
The Datakit technical data exchange API is reworked to improve the quality, reliability, speed and security of reading/writing 2D and 3D formats functionalities, the company reports.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.
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