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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 ZWCAD and a Windchill server.

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

When the ZWCAD is connected to the CAD File Manager (CFM) utility, several PDM commands, such as Check-In and Check-Out, are embedded within ZWCAD 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 ZWCAD standard.

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

CFM Utility will work with ZWCAD Professional version as well.


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


Bridge - Helps to connect ZWCAD With Windchill- Helps organizations to integrate their CAD data from ZWCAD with Windchill PLM.
Compatibility - Works with ZWCAD Standard & Professional Licenses. 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.
PTC Licensing Basis table document (rev. December 2020) which refers licensing terms

CAD File Manager Utility-ZWCAD

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