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SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 Viewer Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional enhances the viewing technology in the Web2 client for SOLIDWORKS files and other common file types.

  • SOLIDWORKS files. You can dynamically preview files in supported browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google® Chrome™, Mozilla® Firefox®, and Apple® Safari® without loading plug-ins.

    Previously, you could dynamically preview files in Microsoft Internet Explorer with an eDrawings ActiveX® plug-in only.

  • Other common file types. The preview quality is more like viewing the file in its native application.
You can no longer convert various file formats to PDF in the Web2 client.

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