New CAD Assistant for Android is available!

New CAD Assistant for Android is available!

November 27, 2015


OPEN CASCADE has recently released a new updated version of its CAD Assistant for Android. Check out the new functionality now available!

  • CAD models can now be saved as triangulations to PLY, STL, OBJ formats.
  • The new version can read polygonal models from OBJ files.
  • Now you have the option of exporting only a particular selected part or sub-assembly from a CAD model.
  • Stereoscopic output is now available (interlaced, anaglyph, side-by-side, etc.)
  • Default display material can be selected in the application settings.
  • New display mode for meshes - smooth shaded (default).

Read more about the application…

Quick facts:

  • CAD Assistant was first released on December, 16 2014 (less than a year ago)
  • Its popularity is growing, it has reached 7,000 downloads
  • Positive feedback and a 4.7 rating on Google Play


OPEN CASCADE CAD Assistant for Android is an offline viewer and converter for 3D CAD files and meshes.

The application supports BREP, IGES and STEP file formats, allows to view and export CAD models and meshes (in PLY, STL or OBJ formats). Meshes can be viewed in wireframe, shaded and shrink modes. Manipulation of a 3D view is intuitive and performed by finger gestures, a user-friendly toolbar and menus make application control an easy task. SD card is fully supported. CAD models can be saved to STEP, IGES, or BREP format as CAD data; CAD and mesh models can be saved to PLY, STL, or OBJ format as polygonal data. Model images can be saved to PNG format. If Mail is selected as the target directory, the mail client will be automatically started with the saved file as an attachment.

OPEN CASCADE is an Information Technology Company of Capgemini. OPEN CASCADE provides services in the domain of scientific and technical computing, particularly in the integration of simulation tools.

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