In addition to viewing 3D models, you can use Bentley View as a free CAD viewer with capabilities to search for objects, measure distances and areas accurately, and print drawings to scale with full fidelity, on every desktop, for free.
You can easily open DWG and open DXF designs with the same fidelity as the authoring software.
With millions of users, Bentley View is the industry's most powerful free viewer. You can view over 50 file formats, including CAD and raster images as well as Bentley's uniquely powerful iModels.
More than just a free DWG viewer, some of Bentley View’s recent enhancements in the latest CONNECT Edition include:
Newly Added Format Support:
Advanced Viewing Features:
If all you need is to view CAD files, then Bentley View is a great free solution! If you also need to edit them to generate drawings, models, and visualizations, you might consider: