Setting the 3D Background

Setting the 3D Background

This video shows you how to change the background to the 3-D view of your printed circuit board.

Adding 3D Objects

Adding 3D Objects

This video shows you how to add simple 3-D objects to a PCB part. It demonstrates adding several objects including a box, cylinder, sphere, cone and torus.

Dragging Materials onto 3D Objects

Dragging Materials onto 3D Objects

This video shows you can apply bitmaps as textures to 3D objects simply by dragging the file from a Windows Explorer windows onto the object.

Importing 3D Models To Use in a PCB Part

Importing 3D Models To Use in a PCB Part

This video shows you how to import a 3-D model from an external source into AutoTRAX. The part is also modified and the materials changed to give a more realistic appearance.

Viewing your PCB in Glorious 3D

Viewing your PCB in Glorious 3D

Now you can view your PCB complete with shadows, reflective surfaces, 3D copper and even see the solder.

Setting Material Texture for 3D Parts

Setting Material Texture for 3D Parts

This video shows you how you can set the material texture for 3-D parts that you import into AutoTRAX. It also shows you how to modify the characteristics of the imported material to effectively have the equivalent of thousands of different textures.

Importing 3D Models To Use in a PCB Part

Importing 3D Models To Use in a PCB Part

This video shows you how to import a 3-D model from an external source into AutoTRAX. The part is also modified and the materials changed to give a more realistic appearance.

Moving Parts In 3D on Your PCB

Moving Parts In 3D on Your PCB

This video shows you how you can move your parts on a PCB using the 3-D viewport.

Comparison of real-time 3D rendering of a PCB

Comparison of real-time 3D rendering of a PCB

This video shows a comparison of rendering a 3D PCB with and without real-time shadows and reflective surfaces.

Automatic Generation of 3D model PCB Header

Automatic Generation of 3D model PCB Header

This video show the header produced by AutoTRAX/Active3D

STL 3D Export

STL 3D Export

STL 3D file exported from AutoTRAX viewed on the web

3D Modelling in Active3D

3D Modelling in Active3D

This is a quick video to show you some modeling in Active3D. Active3D is part of AutoTRAX.

Adding, moving and rotating 3D objects on PCBs

Adding, moving and rotating 3D objects on PCBs

This shows you how to add 3D content to a PCB or part in AutoTRAX It also show you how to move and rotate objects.

Active 3D Preview for AutoTRAX

Active 3D Preview for AutoTRAX

An editor for creating 3D parts and editing PCBs in 3D. This is just to give you a taste of what's to come.

Semi-transparent PCBs

Semi-transparent PCBs

This video show you how to set the transparency of a PCB in AutoTRAX so you can see through to the tracks of a mulit-layer PCB.

3D PCB Viewing in AutoTRAX

3D PCB Viewing in AutoTRAX

This video demonstrates how easy it is to view your PCB in AutoTRAX. Camera slewing is shown.

PCB Manual Routing

PCB Manual Routing

This video shows you how you can manually route a PCB where multiple pads are connected together.