LiteBox3D is an easy to use JT viewer, based on the specification of the JT ISO standard. Moreover PLMXML, STEP AP242 XML and TIFF files are supported.


Open Standards

TECHNIA supports the CPO Initiative (Code of PLM Openness) and demonstrates with LiteBox3D that the JT format is an open ISO standard. LiteBox3D reads JT formats based on the specification of the JT ISO 14306:2012 and not using any vendor or re-engineered toolkits.

High Performance

By directly accessing the JT model based on the ISO description as well as the 64 Bit support, LiteBox3D is able to view large CAD models in the JT format. Furthermore, the function of multithreading ensures the fast loading of files.

User-Friendly Interface

LiteBox3D is characterized by its user-friendliness. LiteBox3D is self-explanatory regarding its functions, users do not need any previous CAD knowledge for measuring, clipping and comparing assemblies.

Simple Integration

LiteBox3D Desktop Viewer has an interface based on JAVA Eclipse and offers a DDE interface to allow communication with any third party products e.g. Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Easy Installation and Distribution

Standard settings for all users can be controlled globally by the administrator, making software distribution easy. Different versions of LiteBox3D can be installed on the same machine.

Industry Trusted Solution

TECHNIA has 10 years worth of experience in the development of  JT applications, our primary focus has always been for the benefit of our customers. LiteBox3D is used in the Daimler JT supplier package to help suppliers deliver appropriate JT data. Suppliers can use LiteBox3D and LiteComply to fulfill OEM requirements as well as streamlining their own processes with JT.

LiteBox3D as a Platform for Process Applications

LiteComply, LiteDrop, LiteMachine and xCompare are additional process applications which extend the functionality of LiteBox3D. The Lite3D platform is also the basis for customer-specific software.

Free version for commercial usage

The free version of LiteBox3D Desktop viewer may be used unlimited for commercial usage.

This free of charge Desktop Viewer can be extended with add-on applications for IP protection, model comparison and quality validation.

LiteBox3D Pro extends the capabilities of the free viewer with redlining, 3DHTML export, etc. For further details refer to the feature list above.


Feature comparison of LiteBox3D and LiteBox3D-Pro.

Feature Free  Professional 
3D Viewing
Display JT, TIFF, STEP AP242 XML, PLMXML, JT Version 8.1 – 10.2
Display PMIs and Model views Info_Button
Show model tree Info_Button
Multi-Model view Info_Button
Raytracing / High End visualization Info_Button x
Support of watermarks Info_Button
Viewing Options
Use orthographic or perspective projection
Visualization modes (Shaded, Shaded+Wireframe, Tessellation) Info_Button
Ability to control visibility by layers
Different highlighting modes Info_Button and ghosted highlighting Info_Button
Clipping &
Clipping / Sectioning with color filling Info_Button
Enhanced Clipping Info_Button x
Measurement Info_Button
Advanced Measurement Info_Button x
Add, edit, and delete properties & value x
Show PMI tree and properties Info_Button x
Filter and visibility of properties
Geometry / Topology analysis x
Redlining / Markups – Create & Save (Author) Info_Button x
Redlining / Markups – Load & Display (User)
Play Scenes Info_Button
Move Parts Info_Button x
Silhouette creation Info_Button x
User Interface
Multiselect for Parts (Trap) Info_Button
Adjustable mouse control Info_Button
Multi-Language Support (English, German, Chinese)
Adjustment of lighting settings x
Export of 3DHTML and BOM Info_Button x
Printing – properties Info_Button & model views Info_Button
Create snapshot Info_Button
Export Topology Analysis Info_Button x
DDE Interface for communication with other processes

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