SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Nov 21, 2012) - tetra4D™, the exclusive 3D technology partner for Adobe® Acrobat®, today announced the release of 3D PDF Converter™ Version 3.5 and three new 3D PDF Enrichment™ products. With support for Acrobat XI Pro the release of this new product family reaffirms tetra4D's commitment to providing rapid updates to support the latest versions of all major 3D CAD formats and Adobe Acrobat. As the only authorized 3D solution for Adobe Acrobat, 3D PDF Solutions from tetra4D leverage the robust publishing features of Acrobat with the ubiquity of the FREE Adobe® Reader®. Customers can exchange data and collaborate in 3D enterprise-wide and throughout the supply chain with more ease than ever before.
"We are delighted to provide this release of 3D PDF Converter within 30 days of Adobe's release of Acrobat XI Pro," commented tetra4D's Chief Technology Officer, Craig Trudgeon. "With the addition of our family of 3D PDF Enrichment products, 3D PDF Animate, 3D PDF Publish, and 3D PDF Compare, our global customer base now has the ability to re-purpose and share 3D data in downstream workflows more easily and more affordably than ever before. Sharing rich, animated 3D PDFs solves many challenges for our enterprise customers as they communicate manufacturing, assembly, and field service information around the globe and throughout their supply chains."
3D PDF Converter 3.5 provides updates for the following CAD formats: CATIA® V5-V6 2012 (a.k.a. CATIA V5 R22), Creo® 2.0, Autodesk® Inventor® 2013, Parasolid® V25, and Solid Edge® ST5. This release also adds improvements for several CAD importers and U3D Export enabling interoperability with many mainstream 3rd party applications such as: Adobe® FrameMaker®, Photoshop® and After Effects®.
3D PDF Animate™ provides users with a set of intuitive animation tools for creating dynamic 3D PDF documents with animated 3D CAD models and corresponding instructional data. 3D PDF Publish™ allows users to document 3D PDFs with process descriptions to share work instructions, publish service manuals and more associated with the embedded CAD model. 3D PDF Compare™ enables viewing and tracking of changes to parts of 3D models. Customers can accelerate collaborative design reviews, decision making and deployment of product updates enterprise-wide and throughout the lifecycle of a product with these new 3D PDF Enrichment products.
Version 3.5 of 3D PDF Converter is available for immediate download to all existing customers as part of their current maintenance contract.
3D PDF Converter and 3D PDF Converter Suite 3.5, which includes Adobe® Acrobat® XI Pro, are available now for free trial or purchase in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish language through the tetra4D e-store and our global network of authorized resellers. More information is available at www.tetra4d.com/products
tetra4D™ (www.tetra4d.com) provides best-in-class solutions for integrating 3D PDF into engineering, manufacturing, technical publication and AEC work-flows. Users of tetra4D's 3D PDF Converter solutions are able to make 3D and related data accessible and more valuable to all disciplines and areas both internal and external to their organization. Working with ISO, AIIM and others, tetra4D is driving the development of PDF, PDF/E and the PRC data format as open standards. As an Adobe Gold Level Technology Partner, tetra4D is the exclusive provider of 3D PDF technology to Acrobat customers. Follow us on Twitter @tetra4d, find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/3dpdf, or see our products on YouTube.
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