Software Companions - Gerber and HPGL Viewers

Tools for Viewing, Printing and Conversion

CGM Viewer and Converter

View, print and convert Computer Graphics Metafiles
Convert to PDF, DWF, DXF, CALS, JPEG, TIFF and more

ViewCompanion can view, print and convert CGM files and other formats.

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CGM Viewer

ViewCompanion supports CGM profiles like ATA, CALS, WEBCGM and CGM*PIP.
With ViewCompanion you can:

  • Open CGM and other formats.
  • Convert your files to Adobe PDF, TIFF, JPEG, CALS, DWF, DXF and other formats.
  • Print to all plotter and printer devices supported by Windows.
  • Do batch print and conversion.
  • Do precise measurements with snap to drawing geometry.
  • Compare two cgm files.
  • Use the command line interface for conversion and printing.
  • With the Pro and Premium editions you can add markups like text, stamp, symbols, barcode, qr-code, polygons and more.

ViewCompanion is available as three different editions: Standard, Pro and Premium.
The Pro and Premium editions add a markup feature and support for more file formats.

Please read the different product descriptions for more information:

Read more about ViewCompanion Standard
Read more about ViewCompanion Pro
Read more about ViewCompanion Premium

You can find a ViewCompanion family comparison chart, that list the main differences between the editions, here:
ViewCompanion Family Comparison Chart

A fully functional evaluation copy can be downloaded from our web site. The downloaded product will run in evaluation mode
for a period of 30 days. After the trial period you're required to purchase a license, if you want to continue to use the product.
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Do you need to add conversion of CGM files to your own application, or WEB server?

ScConverter may be what you're looking for; it can easily be integrated using either COM, or ordinary DLL import.
scConverter can convert CGM, PLT, DWF, TIFF, Gerber and other formats, to an extensive list of output formats which includes PDF, DXF, TIFF, PNG, JPG and DWF. A complete list of input and output formats can be found by clicking the link below.
Read more about this product here:

scConverter Conversion DLL / SDK