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Sharing data

about 2 years ago

How can I share data in and out of Vectorworks Designer?

Vendor Responses

Response by Vectorworks Designer

about 2 years ago

Vectorworks Designer software handles a large variety of image, vector and model formats. You can import or export drawings in DXF/DWG or DWF format, which will allow you to seamlessly and accurately send files back and forth between our program and other CAD applications. You can also exchange BIM models successfully using our certified IFC support, as well as import Point Cloud data – 3D scans of existing environments – to provide context for your models. Plus, you can create presentations and images using PDF, DWF, JPG, TIF and EPS files. For exchanging 3D data freely with a great number of other modeling applications, Vectorworks Designers supports Parasolid X_T, SAT, IGS, 3DS, STL, SKP, KML, 3DM, STEP, 3DPDF and OBJ formats. You can even export Cinema 4D, FBX and COLLADA models for use in other standalone modeling and rendering applications. Vectorworks Designer also enables native Data Exchange with Lightwright, ASCII Patch files, Hoist Data exchange and Native Vision export files for entertainment professionals.

Vectorworks Cloud Services is available to anyone, allowing for convenient file sharing and storage. With a free account, users receive 2 GB of Cloud Storage and can upgrade to 20 GB by enrolling in Vectorworks Service Select, among other benefits. Additionally, Vectorworks Cloud Services connects to Dropbox for easy accessing of and sharing files.

Furthermore, you can share Vectorworks Designer files with your colleagues, clients, printing services and anyone who wants to open, view or print Vectorworks models or documents, using the free Vectorworks Viewer. With the Viewer, you can open files from all Vectorworks products, but the content cannot be changed; all tools except those for printing, navigation and revision control are locked. Download it (http://www.vectorworks.net/support/downloads) free of charge.