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tetra4D Launches 3D PDF Converter(TM) 3.4

Critical CAD Format Updates and Addition of Three New Languages Highlight Version 3.4 Updates (May 31, 2012)

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/31/12 -- tetra4D™, the exclusive 3D technology partner for Adobe® Acrobat®, today announced the release of 3D PDF Converter™ Version 3.4 -- the exclusive 3D solution authorized by Adobe® to run as an Acrobat plug-in.

As the only authorized 3D plug-in for Adobe Acrobat, 3D PDF Converter leverages the robust publishing features of Adobe Acrobat with the ubiquity of FREE Adobe® Reader® to enable enterprise-wide data exchange and collaboration in 3D.

"We are delighted to provide support for the most recent versions of several important CAD formats with the 3.4 release of 3D PDF Converter adding localization support for three new languages," commented tetra4D's Vice President of Products, Jim Merry. "In today's global marketplace, providing native language software tools drives adoption through ease of use and we are excited to add Spanish, Korean and Portuguese to our list of supported languages."

3D PDF Converter provides updates for the following CAD formats: CATIA V5 R21, SolidWorks 2012, NX 8 and Solid Edge ST4, and the ISO STEP Industry Foundation Classes 2x4. This release also adds support for reading compressed versions of STEP, direct support for converting 2D CATIA V5 drawings to PDF, and support for 3D Annotation entities in CATIA V6 and V5 3DXML.

Version 3.4 of 3D PDF Converter is available for immediate download to all existing customers as part of their current maintenance and support contract.

3D PDF Converter and 3D PDF Converter Suite™, which includes Adobe® Acrobat X Pro®, are available now for free trial or purchase in English, German, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Korean, and Spanish language through the tetra4D™ online store and our global network of authorized resellers. More information is available at

tetra4D™ provides best-in-class solutions for integrating 3D PDF into engineering, manufacturing and technical publication workflows. Users of the company's 3D PDF Converter solution are able to make 3D and related engineering data accessible and more valuable to all disciplines and areas internal and external to their organization. Working with ISO, AIIM, and others, tetra4D™ continues the development of PDF, PDF/E and the PRC data format as open standards. tetra4D™ is an Adobe Gold Level Technology Partner.

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