Software Companions' ViewCompanion version 8 is now shipping. The software is an application for viewing, printing and converting files of multiple formats.
Supported formats include PLT, HPGL/2, HP-RTL, Calcomp, Autodesk DWF, CGM, TIFF, CALS, and more. The update includes full support for Autodesk DWF and DWFx 2D formats, and a new shell extension.
The new release has been tested with Windows 8.1 and is fully compatible with Windows XP (SP3), Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2012, Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 (all editions).
The solution is available as three different editions: ViewCompanion Standard, Pro and Premium. The Pro and Premium editions have tools for markup and support for raster formats. The Premium edition can also open PDF files.
For more information, visit Software Companions.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company's website.