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Pilatus PC-24 will receive 3D interactive parts catalogs and instructions for continued airworthiness

9 November, 2021

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd uses RapidAuthor for Teamcenter for the production of interactive Illustrated Parts Data and the item identification part of Structural Repair Manuals for its latest model, the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet.

Pilatus is a Swiss company that develops, produces, and sells aircraft to customers around the world. The Technical Publications department decided to go...

Cortona3D releases RapidAuthor 14.0 with improved Object Gallery, new search functionality, significant improvements in 2D image editing, and enhanced integration with Teamcenter Active Workspace

28 July, 2021

Cortona3D has launched RapidAuthor 14.0 with the possibility to automatically replace static items with parametric objects, a quick search of items and references in a document, and significant improvements in 2D image editing. Starting from RapidAuthor 14.0 the user will be able to create plugin-free publications only.

In RapidAuthor 14.0 a static item can be automatically...

Cortona3D in the press: Transforming traditional processes

28 June, 2021

Cortona3D describes how RapidAuthor transforms the traditional process of technical documentation creation.

We have taken a real process of creating 3D technical documentation in an aircraft manufacturing company where the Cortona3D solution was implemented to analyze how work is really being done and how we think it should be done. The reality versus our expectations.

Our aim...

ENKOTEC uses Cortona3D RapidAuthor to replace traditional textual documentation with interactive manuals and parts catalogs

18 May, 2021

ENKOTEC, the world’s leading supplier of machinery for the mass-production of wire nails chooses RapidAuthor to create 2D/3D publications.

The decision to replace traditional textual documentation with interactive 3D manuals and parts catalogs was taken because ENKOTEC sells its machinery worldwide and operators with different reading capabilities need quick access to...

We are running What’s New in RapidAuthor 13.1 webinars

18 February, 2021

Following the release of RapidAuthor on 4 February, we are going to conduct a series of What’s New webinars. In these webinars, we will guide you through the important product improvements, demonstrate the software, and answer your questions.

Check out the schedule below and register for the date of your choice.

What's New in RapidAuthor 13.1


Meet RapidAuthor 13.1 with the new formula editor, new augmented reality capabilities, and enhanced support for DITA standard

4 February, 2021

Cortona3D releases RapidAuthor 13.1, a new version of a toolkit for creating interactive technical publications with an advanced formula editor, new features for augmented reality content creation, support for publication structure and new topic types for DITA authoring, and a new RapidAuthor Viewer for offline viewing of publications.

RapidAuthor 13.1 now contains a new...

Cortona3D Viewer 3.0 for iOS with AR support and reworked UI is now available on App Store

26 January, 2021

We have released a new version of our app for iOS. From now on, Cortona3D Viewer for iOS allows you to upload and store content using iCloud, and view 3D-models in augmented reality on your iPhone or iPad.

Reworked UI based on standard iOS Document Browser
The updated app provides an excellent user experience by incorporating key Apple technologies for a document...

Cortona3D will discontinue support for Internet Exploper and publications that require plug-ins in RapidAuthor 14.0 in Q3, 2021

11 November, 2020

As Microsoft will stop supporting Internet Explorer 11 in August 2021, Сortona3D will introduce related changes into its RapidAuthor software.

Starting from RapidAuthor 14.0 scheduled for release in Q3, 2021:

  • Plugin-free publications will not support Microsoft Internet Explorer;
  • The publishing option “use browser plugins” will not be available any
  • ...

CORTONA3D PARTNERS WITH KARŌN for further expansion to the DACH MARKET

11 August, 2020

Cortona3D, proven leader in authoring solutions for 3D/2D technical publications announced the completion of a reseller agreement with KARŌN, an independent consulting company. Since 1998 KARŌN has been providing strategic consulting and operational implementation services and will now distribute Cortona3D software in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Partnering with Cortona3D, KARŌN deepens...

Cortona3D releases RapidAuthor 13.0 with support for S1000D publication module, new 2D editing features and further possibilities of integration with Teamcenter Active Workspace

5 August, 2020

Cortona3D RapidAuthor 13.0 supports S1000D publications consisting of several data modules, provides support for creation of projects in Teamcenter Active Workspace and import of engineering data into projects, and offers new features for creating projections and polygons in 2D illustrations.

RapidAuthor 13.0 now supports publication module which enables creation of 3D/2D plugin-free...