What’s New in Cortona3D RapidAuthor 8.1.1

Release date: 17 December 2015.

There are two different versions of the software: RapidAuthor and RapidAuthor S. RapidAuthor S is integrated with Teamcenter and imports JT data; RapidAuthor imports data in various CAD formats (e.g. CATIA, NX, SolidWorks).

Improvements in RapidAuthor and RapidAuthor S

Authoring process

  • RapidManual: Support for sound files in MP3 format for procedures.
  • The users of Arbortext Editor and XMetaL Author can launch these products as an external editor for both 32- and 64-bit versions of RapidAuthor.

other changes

  • Numerous improvements and bug fixes in S1000D 4.1 specification components, update algorithm, licensing procedure and preview feature.

Improvements in RapidAuthor only

import of CAD data

  • Support for CATIA V6 2013x, CATIA v5 3DXML, Solid Edge ST8, Solidworks 2016, Parasolid 28, Pro/Engineer Wildfire 5.