The one of the fastest, most lightweight and powerful CAD drawing viewers!

CAD Reader

CAD Reader

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  • Latest Version

    CAD Reader LATEST

  • Review by

    Sophia Jones

  • Operating System

    Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 11

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  • Author / Product

    Glodon / External Link

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CAD Reader by Glodon is a fast and reliable viewer of CAD renderings developed from the ground up by Glodon Company Limited, one of the leading companies that develop products and services that cover the entire lifecycle of building development and management. Built for use by both novices and professionals, this lightweight app offers a wide variety of basic free tools that can help anyone to extract much value from their CAD files.

In its basic free form, Glodon CAD Reader includes unrestricted access for tools such as coordinate and scale settings, comments overview, search, print, and most importantly for all users, the ability to do length and area measurements. This array of free services makes this app incredibly appealing to students, architects, and engineers who just want a quick way to view files and include them in their personal or collaborative efforts.

However, this is not where the usefulness of this app ends. In addition to the free basic tier of use, CAD Reader desktop app can also be experienced with a premium “VIP” license that unlocks an incredible variety of additional tools.
  • Layer Management
  • Extract texts/table
  • Measurement
  • Comment
  • Drawing settings
  • Export & Import
This includes the ability to export drawings with comments, edit, copy, and extract text and tables, continuous measure tool, polygon area measurement tool, and many other services such as arc and perpendicular measurement, external reference manager, and much more. Also, all VIP members unlock access to the instant online counseling service that can provide instruction and help to both novices and seasoned users.

CAD Reader can be downloaded and used for FREE on all modern versions of Windows OS. The premium VIP license can be purchased in monthly, half a year, or yearly tears, and can also be won by utilizing the built-in promotion service that awards new monthly VIP awards to users who invite or take advantage of the invites sent from within the app.

Note: VIP functions are disabled in demo/free version. Become VIP to Enjoy Advanced Functions!

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What's new in this version:

CAD Reader
- Add the measure radius function,now you can measure the radius of circles and arcs
- Add 2 new comment types: the cloud line comment and leading dimension comment

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- Add drawing compare function.

- Now you can invite your friends to use CAD Reader, and gain free VIP license for both of you and your friends

- Texts in layout viewport can now be directly searched
- Arc snapping in 'Continuous measure' and 'Polygon(arc) area' is optimized for partial selection

- Drawings that contain Vietnamese characters can be shown correctly
- Highlight comment when choose to modify its properties