Want to take your CAD files with you on your iPod, iPad or iPhone? Go for it with Creo View Mobile.
This FREE app will let you you view any CAD files that have been saved in the PVZ format. Just pick File, Save A Copy and change the file type to "Creo View PVZ". Easiest way to get it on your mobile device is to email it to yourself and open on your mobile device with the Creo View Mobile app installed. This is a great way to create a digital portfolio or engineering notebook of your designs to share with FIRST judges at the competitions.
If your team is using Windchill for CAD data management, you'll want to pick up Windchill Mobile app. It comes with Creo View Mobile built-in and allows you direct access to the files you've uploaded in Windchill.
How will your team be showing off your CAD models at the upcoming FRC competitions? Hopefully the answer is Creo View Mobile! This is a great way to show judges, teams and guests how you designed your robot in CAD in a quick and easy manner. No computers, no CAD software, just lightweight files you can view on your iPod, iPhone or iPad.
To get started, just open you Creo model and use the Save As option to create PVZ file. Email that to yourself and open it on you iOS device. Simple.
I will send some follow-up tips and tricks demonstrating how to make your CAD model review even more exciting next week.