3D Component Designer for PLM – XCD

3D Component Designer enables users to create the Design Definition from their CAD system to contribute to the overall Product Definition.


3D Component Designer connects file-based CAD users to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, enabling product designs and documents to be managed directly from the desktop authoring application. Moreover, users can leverage the platform web-based apps to manage, annotate and visualize designs anywhere, anytime and on any device.


  • Connect file-based CAD users to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform
  • Perform lifecycle operations including revise, release and lock/unlock
  • Easily navigate product structures to visualize designs and related changes
  • Search, explore and select relevant design context from a web browser
  • Load design context into CATIA V5 directly from a web-browser
  • View and mark-up complex 3D product designs via the web
  • View FT&A design information from a web-browser
  • Leverage file-based CATIA V5 data with 3DEXPERIENCE platform design, simulation, manufacturing and governance apps and processes