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Need to view, print or export legacy Personal Designer CAD drawings?
DraftView for PD is the only remaining product available for managing Personal Designer CAD data.

View, print, or export your DRW files from the convenience of Microsoft Windows, without the restrictions of Personal Designer's DOS requirements. Support for DRW files created by Personal Machinist, microCADDS, MicroDraft and 4Design is also included.

In many cases the solution for legacy CAD data is translation into other CAD systems. DraftView can export PD drawings using the popular DXF format. With a proven DXF translator, DraftView uses the latest technology to create the best available PD to DXF translations. DXF exports can be done individually as needed, or in "batch", by the thousands. As a PD viewer, DraftView's distinct advantage over other translators is that you can view precisely what is being translated.

DraftView has an intuitive, easy-to-use interface. It can be installed and licensed on individual PCs, or "floated" from a network server.

With DraftView, accessing PD drawings has never been easier!
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Personal Designer Viewing:
Personal Designer, Personal Machinist, MicroDraft, microCADDS, 4Design
All Revisions of the Above
All 2D, 3D and MView Entities
All Text Fonts, Including User-Customized Fonts
Native Windows Application

PD Output Capabilities:
Export PD as DXF, TIFF or JPG files
Batch Export PD as DXF
Command Line PD to DXF options
Export PD as PDF or HPGL files
Export PD as BMP or Windows Metafiles
Copy/Paste PD Images Into Other Windows Applications

Standard Viewing Features:
Pan and Zoom
Layer Visibility Control
Print and Batch Print
Markup DRW files
Rotate 3D Model
Measure Distances (3D, 2D, intersections, endpoints, etc)
Verify Entity Information
Count Entities

Supported File Formats:
BMP (Windows Bitmap Images)
DIB (Device-Independent Bitmap Images)
CAL, CG4, GP4 (CALS Group 4 Raster; Type I; MIL-STD-1840)
CGM (Computer Graphics Metafile - CALS Model)
DRW (Personal Designer, Personal Machinist, MicroDraft, microCADDS, 4Design)
DWG (AutoCAD native format; AutoCAD 2.5 through AutoCAD 2002®)
DXF (AutoCAD Data Interchange format)
GIF (CompuServe's Graphical Image File format)
HP-GL & HP-GL/2 (Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language files)
JPEG (Photo imagery standard widely used on the internet)
PCX (PC-Paintbrush native format)
WMF (Windows meta files)
EMF (Enhanced Windows 95/NT meta files)
SLD (AutoCAD Slide files)
TIFF (Tagged image file format)

Pricing Information

Microsoft Windows® Version
(network or stand-alone)
Price Per License (each)
DraftView for PD Lite
(View & Print PD Only)
$ 425
$ 305
$ 245
$ 200
DraftView for PD Unlimited
(Includes DRW to DXF translator)
$ 525
$ 380
$ 300
$ 245
Shipping & Delivery Options
Internet Download: No Shipping fee
($4 handling fee)
CDROM orders ship via Federal Express.
Within the U.S. and Canada add: $35
International orders add: $80


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