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ViewCompanion Premium 10.00 (x86/x64) | 51.91 MB
ViewCompanion Premium is a powerful application designed to help you work with the plot files from AutoDesk and Gerber files. The program can handle a lot of file formats and even convert them into more popular image files such as JPG or BMP. The program can convert or print multiple files in one operation due to the Batch function. Before printing the files you can make annotations by inserting shapes and text boxes in the layout.
Conversion is one of the most important features in ViewCompanion, and the following output formats are supported
-CALS Group 4 Raster
-Computer Graphics Metafile
-Paintbrush PCX (PCX)
-Portable Network Graphics (PNG)
-Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
-Windows Bitmap (BMP)
-Windows Enhanced Metafile (EMF)
-Windows Metafile (WMF)
If you need to distribute drawings, e.g. on the Internet, you can convert your drawings to Autodesk Drawing Web Format (DWF), Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) or Adobe PDF. All these formats are very popular for distributing drawings.
You can even convert multiple files of different formats to a single multi-page PDF file.
HPGL/2 plotter files can be converted to AutoDesk DXF format, which can be read by almost all CAD application, e.g.: Autodesk AutoCAD and Microstation.
Both batch conversion and printing is included. The software can be configured to monitor a user selected folder, and all files copied to that folder will be automatically printed.
With ViewCompanion Premium you can add markups to the loaded file. Supported markup elements include rectangles, lines, dimension lines, area measurements, ellipses, polygons, text, arrows, stamps and images.
You can select one of the predefined stamps or create your own. User defined symbol libraries makes it easy to add frequently used symbols as markups. Hyper links can be added to markup elements, and a hyper link can either open another drawing in ViewCompanion, or open an Internet location using the default browser.
All markup elements are stored in a separate file. The original file will be left unchanged.
The markup elements can optionally be included when the viewed file is printed or converted.
The markup elements can be exported to a DXF file.
ViewCompanion gives you advanced functions for zooming and panning, so that you can view your files fast and accurate, before printing or converting them.
ViewCompanion Premium Key Features
View, markup, convert and print files of different formats.
Conversion to other standard formats, see below for a list of supported formats.
Extensive set of command line parameters for conversion and printing.
Batch Printing and conversion.
Open files directly from a ZIP archive.
Drag and Drop supported. Both single and multiple files.
Rotate loaded files in steps of 90 degrees.
Load rotated with user-defined rotation.
Add footer and header text containing date, scale, time and filename when printing.
Add watermark using text or a raster image.
Color or Black & White Printing.
Scaled print or fit to paper.
Poster mode for printing big format drawings on multiple sheets, e.g. print an A0 drawing in full size using multiple A4 sheets.
Print to all Windows supported plotter and printer devices.
Overlay up to 10 files and print as one drawing.
Markup by using lines, text, rectangles, ellipses, images, polygons, arrows, stamps, dimension lines and measurement areas.
Truetype fonts used for markup text entities.
Include markups during printing and conversion.
Create password protected DWF and PDF files.
Compare two plotter files.
Define user Pen Table full control of colors, styles and widths. Also supported for batch printing and conversion.
Individual Pen visibility control.
Entity information query.
Distance measurement with entity snap.
Polygonal area measurements with entity snap.
Supports Metric and Imperial coordinates.
DDE Interface for easy integration with other programs.
Send the viewed file to another person by E-Mail, either as PDF or in original format.
Copy selected region to clipboard, and paste into another Windows application.
Text search and extract.
Store commonly used files in projects.
Easy to use installation and uninstallation software.
Multiple Document Interface (MDI) makes it easy to view several files at once.
Microsoft IntelliMouse supported for zooming and panning operations.
Full screen mode.
Reads multi-page HPGL/2 files.
Reads multi-page TIFF files.
Reads HP-RTL files (HPGL with raster data).
Reads Adobe PDF, Postscript and EPS files.