Software Companions - Gerber and HPGL Viewers

ViewCompanion Feature Comparison Chart

Feature Standard Pro Premium
View, print and convert plotter file formats (PLT), inlcuding:
yes yes yes
View, print and convert Adobe PDF yes yes yes
View, print and convert Autodesk DWF and DWFx 2D yes yes yes
View, print and convert CGM (Computer Graphics Metafile) yes yes yes
Convert to a large number of different output formats, including PDF, PDF/A, DXF, DWF, TIF, CALS, PNG, JPG and more yes yes yes
Apply watermark, header and footer during printing yes yes yes
Large format, poster and n-up printing yes yes yes
Batch print and convert yes yes yes
Compare and overlay files yes yes yes
Measurement with snap to geometry yes yes yes
Markup feature, also know as commenting or annotation yes yes yes
View, print and convert raster image formats: TIFF, BMP, GIF, JPEG, CALS, PNG, SFF, DCX, PCX, ECW, TGA, EDMICS, WEBP, JPEG2000, HEIC and Intergraph yes yes
Page Manager
Remove pages from, and add pages to, a multipage TIFF, PDF and DWF file
yes yes
Split and Merge PDF files yes yes
Advanced PDF splitter based on either file size, or number of pages, of the output files yes
Add digital signatures to PDF files yes
Convert PDF files to DXF, CGM, PLT, DWF, Gerber and SVG
PDF/A Conformance
Conform, or convert, any PDF file to PDF/A standard for archiving. Both batch and single file conformation are included
Advanced raster tools: Image deskew, cleanup, rescale, defoxing and scanning yes
Optical character recognition (OCR) yes
Hot Folder Printing yes
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This chart lists a only few of the available features, and the major differences between the products.
For a complete list of all features, please take a look at the specific product pages:

ViewCompanion Standard
ViewCompanion Pro
ViewCompanion Premium