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RapidFire Lite – STEP, IGES, OBJ, SketchUp and STL Viewer

Download free 15-day trial View, measure and section STEP, IGES, OBJ, SketchUp and STL files. Publish to eDrawings to print, review your models and share them effectively via email.

RapidFire Lite provides you an easy to use and innovative solution to view, publish and share your cad files in DWG, DXF, STEP/STP, IGES/IGS and STL file formats. You can export your models to eDrawings to generate ultra compact (upto 95% compression) representations for sharing over email.

eDrawings also provides you with greater control over your design information by disabling measurement and STL export as well as password protection.

Save eDrawings files as self extracting executables and zip files that contain the viewer as well as design data. With eDrawings executables, the end recipient does not need to download or install any additional software. Exporting to various image formats and STL is also available. eDrawings files can also be saved as HTML files for sharing on your websites and intranets.

Features & Benefits

View, print, publish and share your STEP (*.stp, *.step), IGES (*.igs, *.iges), STL (*.stl) model files for design review and collaboration.
DWG, DXF file support
View, print, publish and share your DWG (*.dwg), DXF (*.dxf) files.

OBJ File support
View, print, publish and share your OBJ (*.obj) files.
SketchUp file support
View, print, publish and share your SketchUp (*.skp) files.

Ultra Compact Files
eDrawings are substantially smaller in size compared to the original CAD files, making them easy to send by email, even over slow connections. With eDrawings, it’s finally practical to send design data via email.
Built-in Viewer
eDrawings offer a complete, self-contained communication tool since no other viewing software is needed. In addition, eDrawings viewer can view native SolidWorks parts, assemblies and drawings, and also AutoCAD files.

Dynamic Cross-section
View cross sections of part and assembly files by creating a variety of cross section planes.
Use the Measure tool to measure exact dimensions in part, assembly, and drawing files.

Move Components
Move, show and hide components in an assembly file, or in a drawing file of an assembly. You can also move entire sub-assemblies.
Add markup elements, such as geometric elements, clouds, text, or dimensions to the comment using the markup tools.

Insert Stamps
Insert your company logos and images as stamps in the eDrawings file.
3D data in Drawings
Visualize drawings more effectively by exporting 3D shaded data in drawing files.

Full Screen Mode with Built-In Animation
Showcase your designs in full screen mode. Cycle through standard views using Built-In Animation.
Demonstrate how drawing views relate to each other. With the click of a button eDrawings animates all the views contained in your drawing. Try out this feature yourself and see why everyone is so excited about eDrawings!

Batch Publishing, Command Line and Scheduler Utility
Create eDrawings files in Batch mode from RapidFire Lite using the Scheduler Utility.
Data Protection
Password protect eDrawings, disable measurement and STL export to protect sensitive data

Save as STL, Image formats
eDrawings can be optionally exported by the eDrawings Viewer as STL files.
Mass Properties
Query Mass, Volume, Density (parts only), and Surface area of the model.
3D Pointer
Easily identify and match geometry in multiple views using the 3D Pointer.

eDrawings publishers are also available for Pro/ENGINEER, CATIA V5, NX, Autodesk Inventor, Solid Edge and PTC Creo Elements/Direct.