ProtoTech's 3DPDF Exporter for AutoCAD® - Trial

ProtoTech's 3DPDF Exporter for AutoCAD® - Trial

Win32 and 64, English

ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd
3DPDF Exporter for Autodesk® AutoCAD® exports your model to a secured and encrypted 3D PDF file.

General Usage Instructions

    1. Download and install 3D PDF Exporter plugin for AutoCAD.
    2. Run AutoCAD and load a model.
    3. There is a new toolbar panel named '3D PDF Exporter'. 


It contains three ribbon buttons as mentioned below.
A) Export
      1. After selecting the Export option, a 'Save As' dialog box will display on your screen.
      2. Click on the Save button to export the current model to a 3D PDF file.  

B) Preferences
      It contains a set of features in which you can control the different parameters to get the desired output. 

C) About
      It displays information about the product. It provides the facility to activate your product license at any time.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Shows information about company and product. Also allow to activate the plugin.


Export the model to 3D PDF file.


Application settings.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store, will start installing the app/plug-in.
Simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it. Simply rerun the installer and select the "Uninstall" button.

You can uninstall it from 'Control Panel/Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8.1/10), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

  1. Text fonts cannot be exported.
  2. Textures can not be exported.


Company Name: ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd

Author/Company Information

ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description


1. Supported on AutoCAD 2024.


1. Fixed issue of '2D WireFrame Exported Model not visible'. 2. Added support: 1. Render Mode and Light Type. 2. WorldAxis, Open Model Tree, Show/Hide Toolbar, and Show FullScreen. 3. Different Navigation modes. 4. Light Power intensity.


1. Added smart update functionality. 2. Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2021.


1.Enhancement: Supported Tin surface in Autodesk® Civil 3D®. 2.Enhancement: Supported flange and inline pipe asset in Autodesk® Plant 3D®. 3.Enhancement: Support large file export from AutoCAD. 4.Enhancement: Added license reset button.


1.Fixed : license mechanism issues.


1.Feature : Added watermark support for trial version. 2.Enhancement:Upgraded licensing system. 3.Fixed : Position issue of template.

1. Enhancement: Added support for AutoCAD 2020. 2. Enhancement: Upgraded licensing system.

Fixed : Wire entities were exported at incorrect positions.

Fixed : Model was not getting exported sometimes if visual style was other than "Realistic".

1. Enhancement : Support of PDF template. 2. Update : Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2019.

1. Enhancement : Exporting Layer wise assembly tree / Browser. 2. Update : Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2018. 3. Update : Updated technical support contact details.

1. Feature: Added control to adjust mesh quality from preferences dialog. 2. Enhancement: Model tree in exported 3D PDF file is now based on layers in AutoCAD file.

Enhancement: Improved transformation for nested block references.

1. Enhancement: Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® entity supported 2. Enhancement: Resolved transformation issue for block references.

1. Enhancement: AutoCAD 2017 is now supported. 2. Feature: Added support to disable measurement tool in exporter 3D PDF. 3. Feature: User can add external files as attachments in exported 3D PDF.

1. Added support to export 3D FACE.

1. Enhancement: The exported PDF will be of same paper size as of the layout size of AutoCAD model(Layout -> PageSetup -> Modify).

1. Added support to export selected entities.

1. Greatly simplified license activation process. 

Please note: Existing customers who have already activated the product will have to contact our support to request for a key for reactivation after installing this update.

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