SimLab Android Viewer
What is SimLab CAD Viewer
SimLab CAD Viewer is a free Andrloid / iPad 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
How to use SimLab CAD Viewer
Loading a model
When starting SimLab Android Viewer, the user can view available models by clicking on the + menu button in the lower left 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. With SimLab Smart Scene states, and templates, the limits for the look of the scene states together with their effect in the 3D area are endless.
Applying a camera : for models with no scene 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
In the image of SimLab CAD Viewer application menu on Android, shown above, the application has the following options.
Clicking on this button will show the application version, together with company information.
Clicking on the navigation mode icon in the application menu, will change the navigation mode between free and spin.
Scene States button
Clicking on the scene states button, with the image of a camera, will hide / show the scene states in active model template.
For *.zim files that include animation, clicking the play button will play the animation.
Opens a file browser, for the user to select the *.zim file to load.