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Automate CAD to PDF

  • Transform hundreds DWG, DXF and DGN files to PDF
  • Deploy Conversion process via Watched Folders or through API Integration
  • Export Settings: Font Embedding, Color Mode, Layers Paper Size, etc.
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Transform CAD Drawings to PDF Documents

CADConverter is a PDF automation tool to enable Windows applications to rapidly and easily convert CAD files to PDF. Native CAD files contain intricate details that require specialized applications for viewing. Architects, engineers, and others are looking for a way to share these complex CAD drawings internally and externally to their company. PDF is the perfect solution for ease-of-distribution, ensuring high-fidelity while maintaining the integrity of the original CAD design.  Robust features provide full control over document production and automation, without compromising scalability or performance.   CADConverter may be deployed as a standalone application or as a companion to ActivePDF DocConverter, providing a complete solution for automated document conversion.
This isn't simply some "ported" desktop application.  We innovated Office® to PDF conversion on the server back in 2000.  CADConverter was engineered from day one with built-in fault tolerance, redundancy and speed.  It affords you the confidence to convert millions of documents a day, and the peace of mind to get home today knowing it will be going tomorrow.

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Feature List

  • Transform DWG files to PDF and PDF/A
  • SHX text as geometry, simple geometry optimization
  • Line weight, color, true type as geometry
  • Hidden line removal, hatch to bitmap DPI, zoom to extents
  • Embed fonts, ASCII Hex encoding
  • Export Layouts, Exact Extents, Flate Compression
  • Maintain active features including hyperlinks and headings
  • Add company logos and watermarks to PDF
  • Add or remove security constraints to PDF document
  • Add or update metadata during conversion
  • Optimize PDF for 'Fast Web View'
  • Concatenate output to existing PDF
  • High Volume Document Conversion
  • Designed from the ground-up for server-side processing
  • Enterprise Class performance for multithread simultaneous jobs under stress
  • Fault tolerant scalability to millions of documents per day
  • Centralized controlled conversion settings
  • No per-user or per-document fees
  • Batch conversion or developer APIs for on the fly transformation
  • Convert DWG to PDF with pin-point control using API integration
  • Integrate conversion into any Windows server-based application
  • Convert DWG to PDF with drag-and-drop functionality via watched folders
  • ... and more!

Pricing & Licensing

CADConverter Pricing & Licensing

NOTE: OEM and SaaS pricing available upon request.

  • Fast Start
    • Develop Your Software for Free for 30 Days
    • Unlimited Developer Assistance
    • Includes All ActivePDF Developer Products
  • Developer
    $495 Billed Annually
    • Single Developer Plan
    • Includes Support and Updates
    • Site License for Team Access Available
  • Annual
    $1,420 Billed Annually
    • Single Instance License
    • Includes Support and Updates
    • Pay-As-You-Go with Annnual Renewal
  • Perpetual
    • Single Instance License
    • No Per User Fee
    • First Year Maintenance and Support Included

DocConverter Perpetual Pricing

  • Production Only
    • Single Instance Production License
    • 30 Days Installation Support
    • Activation Assistance for 90 Days
  • Production Assurance
    • Single Instance Production License
    • First Year Support and Updates
  • Production Plus
    • All of the Benefits of Production Assurance
    • Includes One Year Single Developer Plan

CADConverter Resources

Product Sheet

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Fully-functional code in a variety of languages
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Helpful info for optimizing  CADConverter deployment
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