CADtoWIN is a solution to link AutoCAD based applications dwg files to Microsoft SharePoint Technologies in much the same way that Microsoft Office applications connect to SharePoint sites.
CADtoWIN enables AutoCAD drawings to be opened, saved, checked online/offline out , versions history view, and checked in to the SharePoint Services document Library environment, within your familiar AutoCAD based application.
Operating with an intelligent menu, dialog boxes and toolbars, the user is reminded of the familiar ease of performance using Microsoft Office applications. Drawings can be easily accessed by all project team members, boosting business productivity. AutoCAD .DWG drawing files can be used and shared in their original native format throughout your intranet or extranet.
In addition, CADtoWIN supports your drawing associated external reference files placed on your SharePoint site. You have full access to basic file operations of your SharePoint site, such as delete files, delete folders, create file, create folders, web navigation, etc.--- all of this available from inside your AutoCAD based application.
CADtoWIN is very efficient and can be installed in less than a minute!
With CADtoWIN , you can have the benefits of an Enterprise Document Management System (EDMS) at a very small fraction of its normal cost. To start, all you need is Windows Server, the free SharePoint Services version for that server, and CADtoWIN to enjoy all of the collaborated features from within your AutoCAD based application.
With CADtoWIN , AutoCAD drawings can be easily classified by facilitating the creation and filling of custom fields. You will enjoy organised files, version number control, and the ease of creating custom properties or metadata for your drawings. With all of this in place, your .DWG files and associated reference files can be located using CADtoWIN or SharePoint.
CADtoWIN will deliver all the power of Microsoft document collaboration infrastructure from right inside of your AutoCAD application in a friendly, intuitive and easy to use light application. Donít think complex; think complete!