Sunday, May 12, 2019

CADconv 2020 – Export to PDF, 3D PDF, and PRC

From the Autodesk App Store:

CADconv is a stand-alone converter that allows the CAD user to convert hundreds of DWG/DXF files into 2D PDF, 3D PDF, and PRC (3D PDF or CAD Input).

CADconv creates 3D PDF or PRC alternatively with Net Models or the B-Rep Models.

CADconv supports 3D PDF 2D CAD Elements like Text, Line, Polyline, Dimension, Hatch...

CADconv can use the Autodesk® AutoCAD® Plot Style CTB files or the internal conversion table for Color and line Weight Conversion.

CADconv offers several easy to use scale and unit calculation methods for PDF or Raster output.

CADconv supports paper space, model space, and active layout as well as margins and page sizes of different sizes.

CADconv can convert each DWG layout to a separate PDF, one full DWG drawing to one PDF, or several selected DWG drawings to one PDF.

CADconv embeds searchable text, binds DWG external references and DWG raster images.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Free SketchUp Import 2020 from Autodesk

From the Autodesk App Store:

The SketchUp Import plug-in allows you to import SKP files into your Autodesk® AutoCAD® drawings.

Use the IMPORTSKP command to convert a SketchUp file, stored in a local or shared folder, and insert the model into the current drawing.

Note: SketchUp Import 2020 now supports SKP file format with versions 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.


Sunday, May 5, 2019

Free 3D Warehouse Import 2020 from Autodesk

From the Autodesk App Store:

The 3D Warehouse Import plug-in allows you to add SKP models directly from the Trimble 3D Warehouse into your Autodesk® AutoCAD® drawings.

Use the GETMODEL command to browse or search the Trimble 3D Warehouse and download SketchUp models directly into your drawing.


Spatial Manager™

From the Autodesk App Store:

In a nutshell
  • Import into Autodesk® AutoCAD® from Google Earth (KML or KMZ), OpenStreetMap (OSM or PBF), Shapefiles (SHP), GPS, Points (many formats), Excel, Access, ESRI ArcInfo®, MapInfo, GML, PostGIS, SQL Server, SQLite, and many more geospatial sources. 
  • Export from AutoCAD to Google Earth (KML or KMZ), Shapefiles (SHP), Points (many formats), MapInfo, PostGIS, SQL Server, SQLite, and many more geospatial targets.
  • Transformation of coordinates optional.
  • Alphanumeric data tables as AutoCAD XDATA.
  • Powerful and Easy to use Background Maps.
  • Interface simple, intuitive and productive.
  • Perpetual licenses. Pay once, no periodic fees.
  • Not only works in basic AutoCAD: also in Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D, Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture, etc.

General

Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD is a powerful AutoCAD plug-in designed for AutoCAD users who need to import, export and manage spatial data in a simple, fast and inexpensive way, which includes many possibilities not seen so far in AutoCAD.

It comes in a lightweight application that runs inside AutoCAD and allows the user to import and export geospatial data between AutoCAD drawings and geospatial tables (files, data servers or data stores), display background maps and manage alphanumeric data and data tables