CFM Utility for WGM-ARES GRAEBERT-Connect WGM-ARES GRAEBERT Document’s with Windchill with EASE.

About WGM

WGM – Work Group Manager (WGM) is a client-based application developed by CADOpt that provides a common data link between ARES Commander/Standard and Windchill server.

The core capability of the Work Group Manager (WGM) allows you to manage your CAD data within the ARES Commander/Standard.

When the ARES Commander/Standard is connected to the Work Group Manager (WGM), several PDM commands, such as Check-In and Check-Out, are embedded within ARES Commander/Standard to enable you to interact with Windchill without having to leave the CAD environment.


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



Helps to connect ARES Commander/Standard with Windchill- Helps organizations to integrate their CAD data from ARES Commander/Standard with Windchill PLM.


Works with ARES Commander/Standard versions. Works with most of the recent Windchill releases.

Distinct software solution customized for the needs

Enhanced User Productivity

Easily access data from Windchill


Standardization of Process as per company standards


Quick Return on Investment (ROI) considering the significant time savings and reduced ECN’s


ARES_WGM requires Core PDM functionalities which will bundled with Windchill Base license.

ARES_WGM requires trail or license version of ARES Commander/Standard.

ARES_WGM requires basic license of Windchill Base license, and it can also work with Windchill Advanced & Windchill Premium as well.

Refer PTC Licensing Basis table document (rev. December 2020) which refers to licensing terms.

Integrations. If the Customer creates an interface or otherwise enables real time or automated access between a Windchill implementation and a system of non-PTC software, all users in the Windchill system must have either a ThingWorx Navigate View, ThingWorx Navigate Contribute, Windchill Base, Windchill Advanced, or Windchill Premium license.

For more info contact CADOpt Technologies Private Limited at: info@CADOpt.com or visit our website at www.CADOpt.com

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