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About CFM

CFM - CAD File Manager (CFM) utility is a client-based application developed by CADOpt that provides a common data link between a BricsCAD and a Windchill server.

The core capability of the CAD File Manager (CFM) utility allows you to manage your CAD data within the BricsCAD .

When the BricsCAD is connected to the CAD File Manager (CFM) utility, several PDM commands, such as Check-In and Check-Out, are embedded within BricsCAD to enable you to interact with Windchill without having to leave the CAD environment.

CFM Utility is developed as Standalone application. It requires basic license of BricsCAD standard.

CFM Utility will work without support of BricsCAD VBA, BricsCAD .NET. So, CFM utility will work with Basic license of BricsCAD Standard version.

CFM Utility will work with BricsCAD Professional version as well.


From BricsCAD Directly Open .DWG files, stored in PTC Windchill.
Upload .DWG files to the PTC Windchill database using background processes
From BricsCAD environment Directly Perform key Windchill operations, such as Revise, Check-In and Check-Out.
Simplified BricsCAD interaction with PTC Windchill
Seamless collaboration between BricsCAD & Windchill PLM


Bridge - Helps to connect BricsCAD With Windchill- Helps organizations to integrate their CAD data from BricsCAD with Windchill PLM.
Compatibility - Works with most of the recent Windchill releases.
Distinct software solution customized for the needs
Enhanced User Productivity - Easily access data from Windchill
Standardization - Standardization of Process as per company standards
ROI -Quick Return on Investment (ROI) considering the significant time savings and reduced ECN’s


CAD File Manager (CFM) utility requires Core PDM functionalities which will bundled with Windchill Base license.
CFM Utility requires basic license of Windchill Base license, and it can also work with Windchill Advanced & Windchill Premium as well.
Refer below image which covers functionalities of windchill base packages

CAD File Manager Utility-ZWCAD

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