SimLab Android Viewer
What is SimLab CAD Viewer
SimLab CAD Viewer is a free IPad / Andrloid application for
viewing 3D CAD and architectural models. SimLab Android Viewer reads
SimLab archive files (*.zim) exported from
SimLab Composer, or any of
SimLab Andrloid/iPad exporter plugins for,
zim files can also be viewed on
iPad, using SimLab CAD
SimLab archive files include all the data needed for viewing the model ( geometries, colors, materials, textures, cameras, scene states, and animations). To download the application please, click here.
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SimLab CAD Viewer users include:
1- Industrial designers
3- 3D Artists and modelers
Adding a new model
When starting SimLab Android Viewer, the user can view available models by clicking on the + menu button in the middle lower part of the application. A file browser will open where a user can select the model to be viewed.
Navigating the model
Rotating: the user can rotate the model by moving a single finger on the Android screen
Panning: the user can pan the model by moving two fingers in the same direction on the Android screen
Zooming: you can zoom in by moving two fingers closer to each other, and zoom out by moving them away from each other
Applying a scene state: clicking on a scene state image will update the model to the selected state
Applying a camera : for models with no states, and which include multiple cameras, names of the cameras will appear in the lower part of the screen. Clicking on a camera name will update the view to the selected camera.
Reset Camera: double tapping on the Android screen will reset the view to the last selected state or camera
Clicking on the color icon, on the
lower middle part of the
application, will display the color dialog
which allows the user to select a background color for the model
For *.zim files that include animation, clicking the play button will play the animation.
Sceeen States Button
For *.zim files with scene states clicking this button will show/hide the scene states of the model.