A Multi-CAD Strategy

A Multi-CAD Strategy

Today, it’s a multi-CAD world, and it’s good to know the best way of dealing with every situation. Though this graphic reflects the read/write capabilities of TransMagic, the article is written for the benefit of anyone who is dealing with a multi-CAD environment and needs a multi-CAD solution, whether you have CAD translation software in addition to your CAD system or not.   Go Native When Possible It’s always best to use the native CAD format when possible; if your customer is Boeing, and they are sending you CATPart and CATProduct files from CATIA, it’s helpful if you have a seat of CATIA on hand to see the files in their native...
What’s New in R12 SP2

What’s New in R12 SP2

R12 SP2 is the latest major release coming from TransMagic. Service Pack 2 gives you the power to get more done, faster; many of these enhancements began as feature requests from our customers all over the world. In the image at right, we’ve tied some of the new features to applicable job descriptions; for example, network adminstrators will like the flexibility the new Flexera licensing system gives them to keep their users running uninterrupted. Almost everyone will appreciate the updated CAD versions, which can extend what your CAD system can normally read and write, and give you access to new customers. See the video at the end of this article for a...
CAD Formats

CAD Formats

CAD Format Types This CAD formats listing is broken into four areas; native formats, geometric modeling kernel formats, neutral formats, and tessellated formats. ‘Precise’ refers to CAD models, whereas ‘Tesselated’ refers to polygonal models. See end of this page for further clarification. Please note that ‘TransMagic Read’ and ‘TransMagic Write’ capabilities refer to TransMagic Expert. See specific capabilities of each core product at the bottom of this page. Native CAD Formats Native CAD Formats refers to formats that are proprietary to specific CAD systems. If you have the ability to read these formats, they...
Autodesk Inventor PowerPack

Autodesk Inventor PowerPack

“Access additional formats and the power of TransMagic repair from inside of Autodesk Inventor” The TransMagic PowerPack for Inventor allows you to read and write more CAD formats as well as making powerful model repair tools available, right from the Autodesk Inventor toolbar. If you have TransMagic PRO or EXPERT, you have access to the PowerPack for Inventor. Who’s A Good Fit For The TransMagic PowerPack for Inventor? Designers and engineers who want access to more CAD read/write formats. Inventor users who would like additional repair solutions. The Industry Challenge Limited CAD Format Support Difficult CAD Repair Processes Missing Faces and...
Top Videos

Top Videos

We’re starting off the year in 2018 with a look back at some of the most popular videos over the past few years; today, the top five videos of all time (as measured in views during the past month) from TransMagic.com. They are: SOLIDWORKS and Inventor File Conversion with TransMagic TransMagic CAD Repair Demo TransMagic R11 What’s New Multi-CAD Translation with TransMagic CAD Model-Based Definition with TransMagic Take a look!   #1 – SOLIDWORKS and Inventor File Conversion Our most popular video was SOLIDWORKS and Inventor File Conversion with over 10,000 views; this speaks to the large number of SOLIDWORKS or Inventor users out there. Many...
PowerPack for SOLIDWORKS

PowerPack for SOLIDWORKS

“Access additional formats and the power of TransMagic repair from inside of SOLIDWORKS” The TransMagic PowerPack for SOLIDWORKS allows you to read and write more CAD formats as well as making powerful model repair tools available, right from the SOLIDWORKS toolbar. If you have TransMagic PRO or EXPERT, you have access to the PowerPack for SOLIDWORKS. Who’s A Good Fit For The TransMagic PowerPack for SOLIDWORKS? Designers and engineers who want access to more CAD read/write formats. SOLIDWORKS users who would like additional repair solutions. The Industry Challenge Limited CAD Format Support Difficult CAD Repair Processes Missing Faces and Surfaces...