is a powerful, but easy to use, application for viewing, printing, annotating and converting many different formats, including Adobe PDF, Autodesk DWF, PLT, CGM, TIFF, Calcomp, CALS, JPEG and PNG. Several other formats are supported and you will find a complete list of all these formats below.
Convert your files into formats like PDF, PDF/A, DWF, DXF, CALS, TIFF, PNG and more. Please see the complete list of supported output formats. You may use ViewCompanion to convert PLT, CGM and DWF files into Autodesk DXF format, which you can open in any major CAD application.
ViewCompanion can merge multiple files of different formats into a single multi-page PDF, TIFF or DWF file. ViewCompanion includes batch conversion of all supported formats.
Markup and Annotation
With ViewCompanion Pro you may add markup to the loaded file, a process also commonly known as annotation. The range of supported annotation elements includes stamps, text, symbols, dimension lines, area measurements, rectangles, circles, lines, polygons, arrows and pictures. You may use one of the predefined stamps, or create your own.
User defined symbol libraries makes it easy to add frequently used symbols as markups.
All markup elements are stored in a separate file and the original file will not be modified.
The user can control if the markup should be included or not, when a file is printed or converted.
Measure and Takeoff
With ViewCompanion you can do accurate distance and area measurements using snap to drawing geometry. Calibration of the measurement tools is available to provide correct results even if your drawings are not in the correct scale. The measurement tools may be used to do quantity and measurement takeoffs, and the results can be exported to for example Excel.
ViewCompanion have complete printing support and includes batch printing, n-up printing and poster printing. Print your documents scaled or fit to page. Add custom watermark, banner, header and footer to the printed document. Print whole document or only the displayed portion.
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ViewCompanion will let you view your files fast and accurate. You have full control of zoom and pan by using mouse and keyboard. You will also find advanced viewing functions such as magnifier, overview window, compare, rotate and mirror. You may toggle between monochrome, color and grayscale view modes.