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    Datakit Releases CAD Conversion Tools v2021.3

    LYON, France, Jul 30, 2021 – Datakit, specialist in data transfer between CAD systems, announces the availability of version 2021.3 of its software. It adds support for the latest versions of ACIS, Inventor, Creo Parametric, Revit, STEP and NXformats, as well as new data reading capabilities for Rhino and CATIA V6 / 3DEXPERIENCE formats.




    The latest update to Datakit’s range of CAD format conversion software is available with many new features!

    Support for new versions of 2D and 3D formats

    It adds support for reading new versions of CAD and BIM formats for all Datakit software:

    ACIS Reader

    Datakit’s ACIS file reader now supports .sat .asat .sab and .asab files in all versions of this format, up to 2021 1.0.

    Inventor Reader

    Datakit’s Inventor reader now supports reading .ipt and .iam files from Inventor 2022.
    The versions 9 to 2022 are therefore supported.

    NX Reader

    Siemens has released several new versions of NX in the past three months since the release of Datakit’s V2021.2. V2021.3 already supports these new versions and can convert NX files up to NX 1973.

    Revit Reader

    The latest Revit 2022 version is now supported. So Datakit’s Revit reading interface now supports files from Revit versions 2015 to 2022.

    Creo Parametric Reader

    Shortly affter its release, Datakit is already able to offer an interface that supports reading files coming from Creo Parametric 8.0 files. Datakit tools can now read and convert 2D and 3D files from version 2000i of ProEngineer, up to version 8.0 of Creo.

    STEP Reader

    Datakit converters now support STEP AP209 files reading.

    Improvements for the full range of software

    The V2020.3 also benefits from the continuous improvement of the dozens of CAD interfaces provided by Datakit. They are, in fact, permanently maintained in order to improve their quality and to support new entities, while optimizing execution time.

    These improvements apply to all Datakit product lines: for end users using plug-ins or the CrossManager converter, as well as for software developers incorporating Datakit technology.

    The most notable advancements in this release are camera data support for the CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE (.3dxml) file reading library, and user attribute support for the Rhino (.3dm) file reader.

    Users wishing to test Datakit software can download it and obtain a demonstration license on the official pages of CrossManager and of CrossCad/Plg.

    Software developers interested in the Datakit SDK can visit the CrossCad/Ware overview page and contact Datakit to get the information for their activity.

    About Datakit

    Datakit is a leading company founded in 1994, specialized in CAD data exchange solutions and services. It offers standalone converters, plug-ins and SDK that import, analyze and export a large number of CAD formats. Datakit exposes a wide range of geometrical and semantic data (assemblies, annotations, metadata, PMI…) through its varied range of products. It also provides support services for the migration of CAD databases to help customers choose the best data transfer solutions. It works closely together with independent software vendors that currently integrate its CAD data exchange solutions to their own software. For more information, visit

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