CADConverter Release Notes 2015 R4.0

This software release for ActivePDF CADConverter 2015 R4.0 (Build 2015.4.0.17294) includes new features and bug fixes.

Software Requirements

  • Windows Server® 2008 (32- or 64-bit edition) OR
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 OR
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.0 (If it is not detected, it will be installed automatically)

Hardware Requirements

The minimum hardware requirements for CADConverter are:

  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 150 MB of hard disk space (for application)


  • Additional hard disk space is needed to meet the requirements of any installed applications and the volume of files being processed.
  • ActivePDF does not officially support running CADConverter in a Remote Desktop Services (RDS), Terminal Services or Citrix® environment.

New Features

  • CADConverter now converts AutoCAD® .dwf and .dwfx files to PDF.
  • You can now specify a directory to use for xref (external reference) files if your drawings link to them and you wish to include them in the output PDF file. The directory setting is available in CADConverter Configuration Manager only. See the CADConverter Quick Start Guide for more details.

Bug Fixes

The following bugs were resolved since the last release.

ID # Description Resolution
15333 When Zoom to Extents mode was enabled, the output PDF did not use the custom page parameter set in the source drawing. General updates to the code resolved this issue.
These were file-specific issues.

These issues are now resolved.

Please contact customer support for further information.

Installation and Getting Started

Installation instructions and CADConverter Configuration Manager information is available in the CADConverter Quick Start Guide:

API Reference

API information is available in the CADConverter API Reference Guide: