CATIA Composer (3DVIA)

World’s leading CAD, CAM, CAE software

Revolutionise Technical Product Information Communication

CATIA Composer (previously 3DVIA Composer) can be used by non-technical users and does not require Computer-Aided Design (CAD) knowledge or training. Intelligent views permit complex product procedures to be effectively communicated using a minimum of text in a highly engaging interactive 3D experience. Views can be annotated and labelled in any way and format the user wishes, and Styles can be applied to any content to ensure visual consistency.

Repurpose existing 3D design data to more rapidly create and update high-quality product deliverables including documentation, technical illustrations, animations, and interactive 3D experiences. Input data can come from any 3D CAD system and can be maintained in the file system or in any PLM system.

Repurpose existing 3D Design Data

Produce animations, high-resolution raster and vector images. Producing 2D line art is quick and easy with CATIA Composer’s built-in technical illustration capabilities. CATIA Composer even permits users to document the product while it may still be incomplete and later update all deliverables without the need to re-work those deliverables.

CATIA Composer requires no programming skills or other specialized capabilities to produce any of its output deliverables.

Most Complete System for Product Documentation

Without CATIA Composer, any changes to product data require time-consuming manual revisions and rework to technical documentation. With CATIA Composer, you can seamlessly incorporate design changes directly into the product communication to create up-to-date, accurate printed and interactive materials.

CATIA Composer can be quickly and easily integrated into your entire product communication process. This not only reduces costs but improves quality and consistency of all documentation that you create throughout the lifecycle of your products.

Get CATIA Composer training

Easy to learn and use, CATIA Composer is an ideal complement to Microsoft Office, PDF, and HTML content delivery tools that you are already familiar with – PDF, HTML, AVI and graphics formats like SVG, EPS and CGM.

Get Composer training and learn how to:

  • Open and navigate inside a model with CATIA (3DVIA) Composer
  • Capture Views of a model
  • Enhance a model by adding annotations and changing its rendering
  • Create technical illustrations
  • Create high-resolution images
  • Create animations
  • Publish and share the CATIA (3DVIA) Composer content

and more.

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#BeyondBIM2021 Symposium Highlights

Key TakeAways 

Desktop Engineering has concluded its annual BeyondBIM virtual event with a broad consensus that in the future the construction industry needs to grasp new technologies to drive improved processes, together with recognising the need to train in these new methods.

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Company Restructuring & Software Licencing

Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis companies in the aerospace design and manufacturing sector have been particularly affected by the economic impact of the disruption to worldwide economies. Some have seen their orders and revenues drop immediately by sometimes 50% driven by the reduction in production of new aircraft.  

These companies have had to quickly reduce costs and take advantage of any state support.

However, those with low cash reserves have seen the need to restructure through some form of merger, sale or even some type of insolvency process.

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