A single file that can be viewed on Microsoft Windows and Mac using the free Acrobat Reader, and on iOS and Android using the free SimLab CAD Viewer.
It was designed to be very easy to use for none technical users.
SimLab Template Designer
SimLab Composer comes with SimLab Template Designer, which allows you to create your own document layout and link actions. SimLab Designer is a simple SimLab application that enables users to design and save their own templates, to
be used when exporting their 3D models into 3D PDF or HTML5/Web GL or iPad/Android.
Select a ready-made template or create new with the simple SimLab Template Designer.
SimLab Templates support actions for interactive experience. An action can be a URL, Message Box, Animation, Script, and Scene State).
It supports interactive 3D documents embedded in the PDF.
Recipients of the file will be able to view, rotate, and interact with the 3D scene.
In addition to sharing geometry, etc., you can show multiple configurations.
Ability to employ captured Scene States (that covers transformation, visibility, camera and material) for greater interactive experience.
For showing configured scene states.
You can include animation.
Enables users to merge two or more PDF files together. This can be used to append a 3D model to a company’s header, or a project description available in PDF format. PDF files can be generated using different programs, such as; Acrobat, WinWord, PowerPoint, or Open Office. Different 3D PDF files generated using SimLab products can also be merged together.
3D PDF template files can be embedded into WebGL/HTML. Clicking this function button will open the Embed PDF inside Html dialog. In this dialog the user can choose the PDF file to embed, or create a new file. The Embed Fonts In HTML check box will include the template fonts in the exported PDF file
3D PDF can integrate SimLab Texture Baking for realistic looking models in 3D PDF.
The user can set scene's navigation mode, in the exported 3D PDF file. The navigation mode can be either Default Navigation; which tends to focus on one object in the scene, or SimLab Smart Navigation which is suitable for large scenes.
Lighting and View Modes
Light type can be one of the following: Light from File, CAD Optimized Lights, and Headlamp, etc.
View modes can be one of the following: Solid, Illustration, Solid Outline, Shaded Illustration, etc.
Sample 3D PDF Files that Includes Scene States and Animation
Please make sure to open them by Adobe Acorbat Reader