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    Datakit Releases CAD Conversion Tools v2022.1

    LYON, France, Feb 21, 2022 – Datakit, specialist in 3D interoperability, announces the new version 2022.1 of its technical data conversion SDK. Datakit conversion libraries V2022.1 bring new reading functionalities for Inventor, OBJ, REVIT 3D. They also add CATIA V5 writing functionalities.

    Software editors integrating release 2022.1 of Datakit SDK will now be able to:

    • Read the predefined views, as well as the FDT (PMI) from the INVENTOR 3D assembly files
    • Read the alpha channel of colors (transparency) from OBJ 3D and RHINO 3D.
    • Write in CATIA V5 the Views named by the users.

    Datakit is constantly upgrading its SDK to remain compatible with the latest versions from publishers, as well as with their previous versions.

    Datakit V2022.1 adds new versions and now makes it possible to:

    • Read JT files up to version 10.7
    • Read older REVIT versions (2011,2012,2013 and 2014) in complement with REVIT 2015 to 2022 versions.
    • Extract data from Solid Edge 2022, the latest version of Solid Edge.
    • Read the 2022 SP0 version of Solid Works, but also its ancestors from 2006 to 2008.
    • Read NX 1992, 1996, 2000, the last versions of NX.

    Continuous improvement governs Datakit’s 2D and 3D interoperability solutions updates.

    The Datakit technical data exchange API is constantly reworked to improve the quality, reliability,speed and security of reading/writing 2D and 3D formats functionalities.

    These improvements are integrated into CrossManager.CrossManager is the stand-alone software published by Datakit, which allows you to convert files from most CAD formats.

    How to integrate Datakit 2D and 3D conversion toolkit.

    Software developers wishing to save development time and to improve overall performance will contact Datakit. They can also visit the CrossCad/Ware overview page.

    How to test Datakit file-to-file software

    End users of 2D and 3D applications can download the software and obtain a demo license on the official pages of CrossManager and CrossCad/Plg.

    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

    Nitin Patil
    Nitin Patil
    Editor and Director of Content, Nitin completed his Master's in Mass Communication & Journalism and having 13 years of work experience as an editor, content writer with renowned international technical magazines and media companies. He is associated with CAD,CAM industry since 2008.

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