Extended MBD Functionality for SolidWorks Users
Leuven, Belgium, April 2, 2013 - Capvidia announces release of its FormatWorks product suite for SolidWorks 2013. This release provides extended MBD (Model Based Definition) functionality for native CATIA V5, Creo/Pro-E, Siemens NX, and STEP API 242 CAD formats with the ability to read PMI (Product Manufacturing Information) into SolidWorks and maintain the semantic links between 3D model and related PMI metadata.
FormatWorks is a SolidWorks Certified Gold Product Add-in that solves frustrating data translation problems for SolidWorks users. It extends the SolidWorks capability by providing automatic, accurate, and reliable bi-directional CAD data translation. Automatic repair and healing ensures that imported 3D CAD models including IGES and STEP meet the criteria set by SolidWorks to form valid solids without any deformation.