PARTS4CAD Professional: 3 Steps to your CAD Library

Welcome to the seamlessly integrated PARTS4CAD Professional plugin powered by CADENAS. The plugin allows to add manufacturer certified product catalogs to all systems mentioned below. Here we show you how the installation process works and which functions the plugin offers.

Step 1: Download & Install PARTS4CAD Plugin

Download the plugin, start the installation by double-clicking the file and choose your desired installation language.

   Download Plugin here >

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Step 2: Get your Licence

By default, PARTS4CAD Professional is delivered with a basic license. This means that you are you are in demo mode and only one project can be exported per catalog. However, add-on licenses can be purchased, which allow you to switch to the full version.

   Request licence >

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Step 3: Activate Licence

As soon as the license has been forwarded to you, you can import it to activate the plugin.

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Available for the following CAD systems & environment settings

CATIA

You can find detailled information how to install, configure and use PARTS4CAD Pro in CATIA in our Guide:

   PARTS4CAD Professional for CatiaMacro

Further features are described in detail here

Screenshot of CATIA with activated PARTS4CAD plugin
Screenshot of CATIA with activated PARTS4CAD plugin

This is how the Plugin works with CATIA

When working in a team it is important to set the common poolpath and filename rules if neccesary. Here you can find a a guide for proper configuration with PARTS4CAD and CATIA:

   How to set poolpath and filename rules

Creo Parametric

All features are described in detail here

Screenshot of Creo Parametric with activated PARTS4CAD plugin
Screenshot of Creo Parametric with activated PARTS4CAD plugin

This is how the Plugin works with Creo Parametric

When working in a team it is important to set the common poolpath and filename rules if neccesary. Here you can find a a guide for proper configuration with PARTS4CAD and Creo Parametric:

   How to set poolpath and filename rules

Inventor

All features are described in detail here

Screenshot of Inventor with activated PARTS4CAD plugin
Screenshot of Inventor with activated PARTS4CAD plugin

This is how the Plugin works with Inventor

When working in a team it is important to set the common poolpath and filename rules if neccesary. Here you can find a a guide for proper configuration with PARTS4CAD and Inventor:

   How to set poolpath and filename rules

MegaCAD

This is how the Plugin works with MegaCAD

Solid Edge

All features are described in detail here

Screenshot of Solid Edge with activated PARTS4CAD plugin

This is how the Plugin works with Solid Edge

When working in a team it is important to set the common poolpath and filename rules if neccesary. Here you can find a a guide for proper configuration with PARTS4CAD and Solid Edge:

   How to set poolpath and filename rules

SOLIDWORKS

In SOLIDWORKS structures the main features are available as Tools -> PARTS4CAD professional

All features are described in detail here

Screenshot of SOLIDWORKS with activated PARTS4CAD plugin
Screenshot of SOLIDWORKS with activated PARTS4CAD plugin

This is how the Plugin works with SOLIDWORKS

When working in a team it is important to set the common poolpath and filename rules if neccesary. Here you can find a a guide for proper configuration with PARTS4CAD and SOLIDWORKS:

   How to set poolpath and filename rules