CadFaster and Tech Soft 3D Partner to Maximize MyCadBox 3D Format Support

New software from CadFaster empowers CAD users to easily view, collaborate and share numerous CAD data formats, backed by trusted HOOPS Exchange technology from Tech Soft 3D.

Bend, OR, USA and Oulu, Finland – December 12, 2014Tech Soft 3D and CadFaster announce today that HOOPS Exchange powers the fast, complete and accurate data access capabilities found within the newly-released MyCadBox. Customers of MyCadBox are free to fully access, extract and reuse data from 22 file formats – including CATIA, STEP, IGES, Solid Edge, JT and SolidWorks. Rigorously updated and built for speed and accuracy, HOOPS Exchange is the established industry leader for enabling engineering applications to better reuse existing CAD data.

“There are thousands of users who want a single tool to view, store and share 3D CAD models, regardless of format type,” says Ville Kukkonen, CadFaster VP of Sales. “HOOPS Exchange simply has the most comprehensive format support, conveniently available through a single API. They also offer impressive PMI support, which will be an important option for us in the future.”

“Multi-CAD environments are the reality across engineering disciplines,” says Gavin Bridgeman, Tech Soft 3D VP of Products. “HOOPS Exchange provides CadFaster with fast, precise data translation critical for accessing the many 3D CAD formats that are part of modern engineering workflows.”

About HOOPS Exchange
HOOPS Exchange delivers complete, cost-effective and accurate 3D CAD data access to multiple file formats faster than any other solution. Companies such as 3D Systems, Actify, Aras, DISCUS, GrabCAD and Lagoa rely on HOOPS Exchange’s underlying technology to give their desktop, cloud or enterprise applications a competitive edge. Developers interested in exploring the capabilities of the HOOPS Exchange API can download a demo, or build a prototype by requesting a free 60-day evaluation.                                                   

About Tech Soft 3D
Tech Soft 3D is the leading global provider of development tools that help software teams deliver successful applications, as well as the creator of the 3D format that is part of the PDF standard. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Bend, Oregon, Tech Soft 3D also has offices in California, France, England and Japan. The company’s toolkit products power nearly 500 unique applications running on hundreds of millions of computers worldwide, while the tetra4d brand of end-user products are used by many of the top manufacturing and construction firms for converting CAD data into 3D PDF.  For more information, visit and

About CADFaster
CadFaster provides its customers with the innovative 3D CAD tool MyCadbox and a super-fast visualisation kit. MyCadbox enables easy viewing, real-time collaboration and the best visualisation performance in the market. Based in Oulu, Finland, CadFaster was founded by a team of highly skilled software professionals. The technology development of the company’s newest product, MyCadbox, began in 2012. For more information, please visit, join CadFaster’s MyCadbox Facebook page or follow the company on Twitter @MyCadbox. Email any inquiries about the visualisation kit to  Email Contact.

HOOPS is a registered trademark of Tech Soft 3D. All other products or company references are the property of their respective holders.

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