CAT5Works is a Bi-directional SOLIDWORKS/CATIA data translator, which allows file translation from within SOLIDWORKS and has the same look and feel as SOLIDWORKS.
CAT5Works allows SOLIDWORKS users to work directly with CATIA V5 and V4 data using one button translation, the result being data directly usable in the SOLIDWORKS modeling session. CAT5Works also converts SOLIDWORKS data to CATIA V5 and V4 compatible files.
CATIA V5 files - Part (.CATPart), Assembly (.CATProduct), Shape (.CATShape)
CATIA V5 Read - Yes (Release 6 till V5-6R2017 (R27))
CATIA V5 Write - Yes (Can be opened in CATIA V5 Release 10 and above)
CATIA V4 files - Model (.model), Export (.exp), Session (.session)
SOLIDWORKS files - Part (.sldprt), Assembly (.sldasm)
Functional Tolerance and Annotation (FT&A)
Color Support
Validation of Solid Bodies
Translation Filters
Hidden Entities Translated
Assemblies Translated
Batch Translation
Does NOT require a license of CATIA V5 or CATIA V4.
CAT5Works is designed to work in Subscription based licensing model and requires internet connection.
Easy to install and use.
Provides superior translation performance.
Competitively priced.
Latest Version Details
Build Number : 20170717
Release Date : Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Software Requirement
CAD Software : SOLIDWORKS 2015 / 2016 / 2017
Operating Systems : Windows 7/8/8.1/10 64-bit
Hardware Requirement (Minimum Requirements)
CPU : Intel
Frequency : 1.6 GHz
Free Disk Space : 200 MB
RAM : 1 GB
*Internet required to install the license