PTC Creo View Express 3.0 (91 MB)

  • View PTC Creo 2D and 3D MCAD designs
  • View standard drawing formats (CGM, DWG, DWF, HPGL)
  • Navigate large assemblies
  • View with cross sections
  • Easily download and install


Free MCAD Visualization Software

PTC Creo View Express provides comprehensive capabilities for viewing and interrogating mechanical CAD models.

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Main capabilities:

  • Zoom, pan, rotate, and spin
  • View multi-documents
  • View, expand, collapse product structure
  • View annotations and markups
  • Measure distance, radius, diameter, angle

Creo View Express lets you also visualize ECAD data.

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To install:

  • Download and click install
  • Follow the InstallShield wizard instructions

System Requirements

Operating systems:

  • Windows® 8 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows® 7 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows Vista® 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows XP 32-bit and 64-bit

NOTE: Supported on 64-bit platforms only as a 32-bit application.

Supported language: English

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Upgrade to Creo View Lite to:

  • Use PTC Windchill system integration
  • View image formats (BMP,JPG, GIF) and PDF documents
  • View layers and groups
  • Create, save, and delete annotations, markup, and watermarks
  • Create and define sections

Upgrade to Creo View MCAD to:

  • View additional image formats (JT, STEP, STL, VRML, DGN, GBF, IGES)
  • Save (Creo View) and Export (2D image formats, IGES, STEP, VRML, DXF)
  • Create and edit groups
  • Edit part properties (Color, Style, Location, Name)
  • Create additional sections (Quarter Cut, Capped, Part Selection)
  • Create construction geometry (Point, Plane, Axis, Curve, Coordinates, Line)
  • Create exploded assembly views

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Free Version Software – Provided “AS-IS” and without support

Creo View Express is provided by PTC without charge and consequently is provided on an “AS IS” basis without Warranty. Further limitations are contained in the PTC Program License Agreement for Free Software accompanying the product. If you do not agree to these terms, do not accept them during product installation and do not use Creo View Express.

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