Win32 and 64, English

auxalia GmbH
PlantCenter is a tool that provides a central location for launching Autodesk® AutoCAD® P&ID and Autodesk® AutoCAD® Plant 3D projects as well as PlantDataManager and PlantReporter.

General Usage Instructions

You start the PlantCenter user interface with the icon from your desktop. A detailed guide will be shown in the online user documentation.




PlantCenter will be installed like any other windows application. PlantCenter will be installed for all users of the machine. An Autodesk product is not required.

Additional Information

Online documentation can be found here.

Known Issues

There are no known issues as of now. Bugs which are reported are fixed ASAP and a new release will be published.


Company Name: auxalia GmbH
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Send an email to and the next available support person will take care of your ticket. Please attach a detailed description preferably as screenshots or video.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

New: Support for AutoCAD® Plant 3D 2021

Change: New program icons and ribbon images

Bug fix: Added dependency: "Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015" when installing the PlantTool

New: Support for AutoCAD® Plant 3D 2020 New: Auto-Restart PC when project version doesn't match the version setting in PC

New: Support for AutoCAD® Plant 3D 2019

New: Support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Plant 3D® 2018

New: Borrowing of network licenses Bug fix: Automatically install "Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015" package during setup/update in case is not installed. The package is needed in case no AutoCAD P&ID/Plant 3D 2017 is installed.

Change: Autodesk changed API between Beta and Final release of AutoCAD® P&ID/Plant 3D® 2017 which caused errors

Bug fix: Update needed due to a new PnPDataObjects.dll in SP1 for AutoCAD® P&ID® 2016 and AutoCAD® Plant 3D® 2016

New: Support for AutoCAD® P&ID/AutoCAD® Plant 3D® 2016

Changed: PlantTool is ready for Autodesk Exchange Apps. The PlantTool's icon will be on your Desktop

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