Established in 2000, Soft Gold Ltd,
«CADSoftTools» trademark, develops a line of software
products for industrial and construction drawings.
CADSoftTools aims to do its customers' work with design and
project documentation as convenient and effective as possible.
At present, CADSoftTools customers
are thousands of companies in more than 100 countries worldwide,
among which are LG HealthCare and Samsung in Korea, Hitachi Power
Europe in Germany, Boeing in the USA, etc. At the same time, users
of CADSoftTools products include industrial and
construction companies, firms specializing in programming and
managing engineering documentation as well as private individuals.
This is its own kernel in reading, saving and
editing AutoCAD ™ DWG, DXF and DWF; HPGL: PLT, SPL; SVG and CGM
formats that underlies CADSoftTools solutions.
The main products
of the company are the following:
ready made applications like ABViewer
libraries for developers
One of the most popular products developed by
CADSoftTools is ABViewer, a multifunctional tool for CAD design and construction
documents. Being translated into more than 30 languages, ABViewer is
a powerful tool for viewing drawings with features of a professional
always seeks to keep up with the times and to follow the modern
trends in the field of programming. The developers of the company
launched ShareCAD, a free internet service which allows viewing drawings online in a web
browser on any platform: Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, iOS,
A flexible policy makes CADSoftTools
products, services and license terms available for both large and
small companies. Experienced specialists are always happy to provide
you with the necessary support and advice.
CADSoftTools is everything you need to work with CAD
ABViewer 12 with DWG 2018 Support
CADSoftTools is glad to present ABViewer 12, software for viewing, editing, converting and plotting CAD files. We are glad to let you know about this release of a new version of ABViewer, which supports
now the newest version of DXF/DWG files format - 2018.
ABViewer is universal software for working with drawings. It enables you to view, edit, convert, measure and print
DWG and other CAD files, as well as 3D models and raster images. You can work with a separate fragment of a drawing or, on the contrary, with a group of files. All this at an attractive price!
The new version includes the following major improvements:
Support of AutoCAD® DWG 2018, the latest DWG version
Measuring 3D files with a scale factor (available in ABViewer Professional/Enterprise)
Display of a selected part of a 3D file by hiding all the resting ones (available in ABViewer Professional/Enterprise)
PDF to DWG. Now you can convert PDF files to DWG and get a more accurate result. Just several clicks and your drawings are ready for editing.
DWG/DXG to G-code. We have completely revised this functionality and have made a fully functional DWG/DXF to G-code converter. The updated version offers a new interface with an interactive preview pane and extended G-code settings. It is easy to load your file, edit it if required, generate a G-code for CNC machine and save it with the NC extension.
Support of AutoCAD® DWG 2018, higher speed
of PDF to DWG
conversion, DWG/DXF to G-code
goes with the times to make your work with CAD files as easy and
convenient as possible. We collect your commentaries and wishes to
improve our application and now we are ready to present you ABViewer 12,
a new version of our CAD application for work with DWG/DXF and other
2D and 3D CAD formats, and its three major highlights.
Import of AutoCAD® DWG 2018
No matter whether you work in CAD industry or
receive CAD drawings just occasionally, it is always important to be
able to open all versions of DWG files. Recently, a new version of a
well-known drawing file format - AutoCAD® DWG 2018 - has been
With ABViewer 12 you won’t need to worry about DWG
version at all. The new version supports import of all DWG versions
including the latest one. It doesn’t matter what file version you
have, ABViewer will open your DWG drawing.
Increased speed of PDF to DWG conversion
Imagine that you have a drawing saved as PDF and
you urgently need to make some corrections to this drawing. Already
faced such situations? Then this improvement is for you.
PDF to DWG conversion in ABViewer 12 has been
greatly speeded up. It is especially essential for large files that
earlier required much time for conversion. Now speed of PDF to DWG
converter is considerably increased. You won’t waste your time
waiting for conversion. Some files are converted just like a flash!
DWG/DXF to G-code conversion
A lot of people who work with CNC machines need to
generate G-code from CAD files. The new version of ABViewer can
solve even this task.
You can use ABViewer to create G-code for milling
and cutting CNC machines. Just load your DWG or DXF file, adjust
provided settings and ABViewer will generate G-code from your
drawings and save it to NC file format.
ABViewer Versions Comparison
viewing and conversion
viewing and conversion
DWG/DXF to G-code
PDF to DWG
Licenses for ABViewer are a one-time purchase and are valid within the major version. They include free updates and free technical support within the major version.