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Compare Eyeshot editions features

Eyeshot comes in two different editions: Professional and Ultimate. Professional Edition includes wireframe curves, dimensions, point clouds, meshes and basic CAD exchange file import/export. Ultimate Edition adds nurbs curves and surfaces, manifold BRep and advanced CAD exchange files import/export. It also includes polyhedral object booleans, manifold BRep booleans and Finite Element Analysis.

Key Features

  • Optimized shader-based rendering for OpenGL and DirectX
  • Advanced GPU effects: real-time shadows, reflection panes, silhouette edges, optimized transparency and multi-layer texturing
  • WorkUnit class: asynchronous modeling made easy
  • Asynchronous import/export of CAD exchange files
  • Surface reconstruction from point clouds
  • Analytical hidden lines removal
  • 2D/3D Finite Element Analysis
  • Area and mass properties
  • Multi-touch support
  • FEA mapped meshing
  • Construct 3D volumes from any stackable set of images such as MRI and CT
  • Design-time editors to customize layout and appearance settings
  • A few DLLs compiled against AnyCPU for easy deployment

Feature Comparison

Compare features to select the Eyeshot Edition that works best for your needs.

Feature Professional Ultimate
Multi-viewport support
Ten different selection modes (graphics and geometric based)
Selection filter (object, face, edge, vertex)  
Layers support
Linetypes support
Realistic shadows
Area and Mass properties computation
Retrieve 3D coordinates of a vertex
Retrieve 3D coordinates on a face
Plate, Cubic, Cylindrical and Spherical texture mapping
Triangulation, meshing and marching cube
DXF/DWG/OBJ/STL/ASC import/export
IGES import/export  
STEP import/export  
Copy/Save/Print raster (JPG, PNG, TIF, GIF, etc.)
Copy/Save/Print vector (EMF, DWG, DXF)
Mesh entity
Surface reconstruction from point clouds
3D volumes from MRI and CT scans (DICOM)
Solid (polyhedral) entity and boolean operations  
Nurbs curves and surfaces entities  
Solid3D Manifold Brep entity and boolean operations  
2D/3D Finite Element Method  
Built-in support for 3D mouse (3Dconnexion®)
Built-in support for Microsoft® Kinect™ Sensor
Multi-touch support

Graphics Features

  • OpenGL and DirectX renderers
  • Wireframe, Shaded, Rendered, HiddenLines and Flat display modes
  • Orthographic and perspective projection for each viewport
  • Up to eight lights (point, spot, directional)
  • Planar and realistic shadows (with three different quality setting)
  • Multi-viewport support
  • Antialiasing
  • Planar reflection
  • Environment mapping
  • Dashed hidden lines
  • Silhouette curves
  • Minimum frame rate control
  • Up to six clipping planes
  • Customizable overlay drawing
  • Examine, Walk and Fly navigation modes

FEM Features

Analysis type

  • Linear elastic

Boundary conditions

  • Fixed displacement and rotation
  • Concentrated load and moment
  • Pressure load
  • Temperature


  • Isotropic
  • Beam materials for square, rectangular, circular, I, C and T sections.

Element types

  • 2D & 3D trusses
  • 2D & 3D beams with hinge support
  • 3 & 6 node triangles - plane stress & strain, 3D axisymmetric
  • 4 & 8 node quadrilaterals - plane stress & strain, 3D axisymmetric
  • 6 & 15 node curved solid pentahedrons
  • 8 & 20 node curved solid hexahedrons
  • 4 & 10 node curved solid tetrahedrons
  • 2D & 3D joints


  • Direct
  • Parallel iterative Preconditioned Conjugate Gradient