HOOPS Exchange 2017
New Export Formats
HOOPS Exchange can now export JT 9.5 files. This new version also supports views, PMI, mesh and exact geometry.
The 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF) is a 3D printing format. HOOPS Exchange can now export to 3MF.
With the exception of digital signatures and thumbails, everything defined in the core specification of this format is supported.
Our 3MF exporter also supports textures, colors & texture groups as defined in the materials & properties extensions. (Version 1.0).
HOOPS Exchange 2017 uses lib3mf; please see Acknowledgments for license and copyright information.
Multi-cores usage for CAD assemblies import
HOOPS exchange can now use multiple processes when loading
Assemblies. This is a new option that significantly improves
performance. More specifically, this version improves performance
when reading V5, NX, ProE, SolidWorks and JT assembly files.
To use the multiprocess loading mode, you need to define a number of
processes to use in
Please note that this option will not improve performance when
With Exchange 2017, there are 6 readers which support the incremental
loading mode: Catia V4, CATIA V5, Creo, I-deas, NX, and SolidWorks.
multi-cores usage for Parasolid export
Parasolid users can now export Parasolid data in their session using
multiple processes. Please see the function
A3DRepresentationItemsTranslateToPkPartsMultiProcess() for more
Representation Item modification
New functionalities have been included in the product to easily edit existing representation items, including sets, pointsets, directions, coordinates systems, curves, planes, BrepModels and PolyBrepModels.
Screen-located PMI support has been improved.
Some changes have been done to better manage color.