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    CAD Viewing software

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    CAD Viewing software
    I'm looking for software for opening and viewing solid model CAD files such as .stp (STEP), .igs (IGES), dxf, .dwg, and .sldprt. I know e-Drawings is free from SolidWorks but that only views e-Drawings files.

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    CAD Viewing software
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    Jan 22, 2010
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    Specs:
    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    Almost all the Mac CAD software can easily open dxf and dwg files. The others I'm not so sure about.

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    CAD Viewing software

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    My most important need is to open and view .stp (STEP) and .igs (IGES) CAD files.

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    CAD Viewing software
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    Apr 24, 2011
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    Specs:
    (27" iMac i5) (2011 15" MacBook Pro)
    Does Solid Works or PTC offer some type of Mac viewer?
     iMac 27" 2.7Ghz i5
     MacBook Pro 15" 2Ghz i7
     iPhone 4 16GB
     iPad (White, 32GB, 3rd Gen)

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    CAD Viewing software
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    Jan 22, 2010
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    Specs:
    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    This program says it can read STEP and IGS (and other CAD) files, plus a lot more:

    Key Features

    It's $130, but that's cheap as CAD programs go.

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