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Datakit Releases CAD Conversion Tools v2024.1

LYON, France, Jan 8, 2024 – Datakit, a specialist in 3D interoperability, announces the new version 2024.1 of its technical data conversion SDK.

With almost 100 releases of its solutions since the founding of Datakit, the 2024.1 release keeps improving software interoperability and reduces time to market. It meets the growing needs to exchange large, detailed and multi-files.

Performance gains

Software editors as well as design offices are going to benefit algorithms, memory and storage optimisation. 2D and 3D information are even more accurately retrieved. Time of calculation has been boost (to rise on average 25% per file), and treatment of huge files facilitated.

Compatibility with new versions of major software

  • SolidWorks 2024,
  • NX series 2306 up to 2306.7000,
  • Catia V6 / 3DExperience R2024x,
  • Rhino 8,
  • Fusion 360 2.0.17721.

New features

In addition to the above significant upgrades, release 2024.1 delivers substantial improvements on the reading or writing of components or data attributes such as PMIs, FDT, persistent name, flexible component flag, material, …strengthening Datakit expertise and leadership on these essential data exchange components.


Navisworks reader updates enhance import of geometry, hierarchy and properties, Meshes parsing changes accelerate OBJ files reading, Step archive files, extension “.stpa”, is now supported, Performance for files with large geometry designed with Revit has been improved (to rise on average 13% per file), …

In a nutshell, 2024.1 release is the up-to-date bridge to exchange files faster and with higher integrity.

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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