Data Translators support native-CAD designs in SmartCAM.

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Available as optional modules for SmartCAM Siemens' Solid Edge Connection™ and SmartCAM PTC Pro/ENGINEER & PTC Creo Connection™, SmartCAM Native Data Translators allow native-CAD design models to be opened directly in SmartCAM without need of intermediary, generic CAD file formats. Updates support .PAR and .PSM part files created in Solid Edge versions 18 through ST6, as well as .PRT, .PRT.*, and .XPR part files from Pro/ENGINEER version 16 through Creo 2.0.



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Updated Native Data Translators for SmartCAM® V2015 Released



Updates translators for Siemens' Solid Edge® and PTC Creo® CAD part files



Springfield, Oregon — SmartCAMcnc® has announced the release of updates to all four of the SmartCAM v2015 native data translator modules. SmartCAM Native Data Translators are optional modules that allow native-CAD design models to be opened directly in SmartCAM without the need of intermediary, generic CAD file formats.



The SmartCAM Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software family consists of applications for Computer-Numerical Control (CNC) milling, turning, fabrication and wire EDM.



The updates to the modules are for the following SmartCAM products.



- SmartCAM Siemens' Solid Edge Connection™: ".PAR" and ".PSM" part files created in Solid Edge versions 18 through ST6.



- SmartCAM PTC Pro/ENGINEER & PTC Creo Connection™: ".PRT", ".PRT.* ", and ".XPR" part files from Pro/ENGINEER version 16 through Creo 2.0.



Customers who have purchased any of these optional modules have been notified to the availability to download the new updates. Customers wishing for a free, no-obligation trial are encouraged to contact the company by phone or through the website, www.SmartCAMcnc.com.



About SmartCAM & SmartCAMcnc

The SmartCAM family of computer-aided manufacturing software provides toolpath modeling and CNC programming for prismatic production work to complex molds, dies, and prototypes to an established customer base of over 12,000 companies in 67 countries. SmartCAMcnc provides affordable maintenance contracts, updates, upgrades and technical support for all SmartCAM users, regardless of version. All SmartCAM products include updated data translators and market-leading NC editing software from Predator Software, Inc (www.predator-software.com).



SmartCAMcnc is an Oregon-based company that was established in December 2003 for the purpose of reviving the SmartCAM suite of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software for the benefit of its worldwide customer base. Gregg Olson, founder and president of SmartCAMcnc, has been involved in developing CNC programming systems since 1979, with over two decades of experience in various product development capacities for Weber Systems, Point Control, CAMAX, and SDRC.



To monitor further developments please visit www.SmartCAMcnc.com.

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