CADSoftTools announced the release of CAD Importer DLL 9, a library that is intended to be used by CAD developers in any DLL-supporting integrated development environments. The functionality of the product can be accessed from programming languages like C++, Visual Basic, Delphi. CAD Importer DLL is also .NET compatible, meaning that VB.NET, C#, and J# developers can take full advantage of the product.
It provides an API for import of more than 30 raster and vector formats, including AutoCAD DWG/DXF, Autodesk DWF, HPGL/HPGL2/PLT, HGL, CGM, SVG, TIFF, BMP, JPG, GIF etc. The library also provides sequential access to all the entities in the imported CAD drawing.
New features include the import of the AutoCAD DWG 2013 file format, and support for TRACE (as SOLID) and OLE2FRAME (as IMAGE) entities.
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