tetra4D Releases 3D PDF Converter Version 4.1

Latest software release contains powerful enhancements for democratizing 3D data

Bend, OR, USA – March 31, 2014 – tetra4D, a division of Tech Soft 3D, today announces the latest release of 3D PDF Converter, a powerful solution for creating 3D-based documents to support Model Based Definition (MBD). Customers can immediately take advantage of the most significant upgrade to the industry-leading software for democratizing 3D data yet delivered.

This release is the result of many developer-years spent incorporating several hundred changes including new features, customer requests, and updated support for various 3D formats. New support has been added for Autodesk® Inventor® 2014, CATIA V5-6R2013 (R23), Rhino 4.5, Solid Edge ST6, SolidWorks 2014, and NX 9.0, among others. More details can be found in the Release Notes. Click here to download them.

Customers on active maintenance and support receive this upgrade for free. Those customers without active maintenance contracts should contact their reseller partner to request upgrade pricing, or contact us at

“This release of 3D PDF Converter has significant advantages for anyone who needs to adhere to ASME Y14.41 and other PMI standards,” says Bryan R. Fischer, President of Advanced Dimensional Management LLC and MBD360 LLC. “It will now be possible for organizations of any size to leverage 3D PDF for dynamic 3D annotation with visual feedback, without the need for traditional 2D drawings. This significantly reduces costs and complexity, and increases the communication index of the dataset. The dataset provides information in a manner that is an order of magnitude easier to understand.”

“We are very pleased to announce this critical milestone for delivering on the commitment we have made to our customers to continue to lead the market with cost-effective solutions for deployment of 3D PDF-enabled workflows,” said Dave Opsahl, tetra4D President and Vice President of Corporate Development for Tech Soft 3D, tetra4D’s parent company. “With the widespread adoption we are now seeing across industries throughout their supply chains, we expect this release will accelerate 3D PDF use and adoption significantly.”


3D PDF Converter and 3D PDF Converter Suite, which includes Adobe® Acrobat® XI Pro, are available now for free trial or purchase through our global network of authorized resellers.


tetra4D ( provides best-in-class solutions for integrating 3D PDF into engineering, manufacturing, technical publication, medical/dental, heavy construction and AEC workflows. Users of tetra4D’s 3D PDF Converter solutions are able to make 3D and related data accessible and more valuable to all disciplines and areas, both internal and external to their organization. Working with ISO, AIIM, the 3D PDF Consortium and others, tetra4D is a partner in driving the development of PDF, PDF/E and the PRC data formats as open standards. As an Adobe Gold Level Technology Partner, tetra4D is the leading provider of 3D PDF technology to Acrobat customers. Follow us on Twitter at @tetra4d, Facebook at, or see our products on YouTube.

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