JETCAM releases free 2D CAD Viewer

June 7, 2013 - JETCAM International s.a.r.l. has released an update to its free CAD Viewer supporting all major 2D CAD formats. The application is lightweight, requires no registration to download/use and does not need any CAD applications to be installed in order to view the files.

Free CAD Viewing software from JETCAM The JETCAM CAD Viewer supports 2D DXF, DWG (including AutoCAD 2013), IGES and JETCAM component files, and can view files located either on the user’s PC or across a network. Thumbnails are displayed in a scrollable ‘component tray’ at the bottom of the screen. The main area displays the CAD file, with a ruler left and below. The image can be panned by left clicking and dragging, and the scroll wheel provides zoom in/out functionality. Users can also use the keyboard to tab between the file explorer and component tray.


  • Totally free
  • No registration required to download or use
  • No adverts, spyware or malware
  • Small memory footprint
  • Simple tree view for all local and network drives
  • Thumbnail images of all recognised 2D CAD files
  • Does not require CAD packages to be installed to display thumbnail images
  • Measurement rules showing scale of part
  • Pan and zoom with the mouse
  • Navigate between file structure and thumbnails with keyboard

Files supported:

  • DXF
  • DWG (including AutoCAD 2013 and previous versions)
  • IGES
  • JETCAM JGF component files

System Requirements:

  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 32/64 bit
  • 12MB hard disc space
  • XGA graphics (1024x768) or above

Commented Martin Bailey, General Manager; “Version 3 of this extremely popular app, already downloaded thousands of times, brings certain interface elements in line with our other products such as CrossTrack and JETCAM Orders Controller, as well as updating file formats to support newer software releases. The aim was to provide an extremely fast and unobtrusive tool that does the job with no ads or other distractions. Existing JETCAM customers benefit from being able to view native JETCAM components as well as general CAD files.”

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