3D Systems and SHINING 3D have partnered together to bring you an all in one solution for your 3D scan to CAD needs.While modern CAD software is still quite limited in its ability to make use of 3D scan data, Geomagic Essentials brings you the tools needed to use the CAD system as part of your scan-based modeling workflow. Converting your 3D scans to CAD has never been easier. Geomagic Essentials is the bridge software that extracts all the necessary elements of a scanned part for immediate use in your CAD software.

• Bridging the Gap between 3D Scanning and CAD

• Low total cost of ownership

• Improving customer journey and experience

Scan and capture real-world geometry with the upmost precision at unrivaled speeds with the Einscan Pro 2X series Multifunctional Handheld Scanner. Create rich 3D models that can be used in a multitude of digital formats. Export your scan data directly to Geomagic Essentials. Enhance your creativity and streamline your design process like never before.

Directly edit and process your scan data to be used in familiar and native CAD platforms. Manage file size, multiple scans, and orientations
in one complete easy to use solution. Prepare your scan for your native modeling environment.

Import your processed scan with ease raising the overall efficiency of your design workflow. Analyze, design, and reverse engineer your scan with all of the CAD tools at your disposal.


Complete Scan to CAD Workflow





Geomagic Essentials provides the tools needed for processing 3D scan data. (scan to print, downstream reverse engineering workflows in your native CAD)


Scan processing allows you to directly edit scan data

Manage file size through decimation for faster processing

Scan-native application for better performance and efficiency

High quality automatic CAD conversion

Feature extraction allows for the extraction of CAD perfect shapes from scan data

Precise geometry allows you to compare design features to scan data for accuracy analysis

Convert your 3D scan data to a solid format

Import all geometry into the native CAD package for a familiar modeling environment

Scan-Native Application  ( performance, efficiency )

Scan Based Alignments

High Quality Automatic CAD Conversion

Automatic Mesh Healing

Cross Sectioning (curves & sketch-like results )

Industry Standard Mesh Processing and Refinement

Extensive Select & Feature Fit Workflows

Region Detection

Feature Extraction

Texture Editing Tools

Large Data Set Performance

Scan to CAD 3D Comparison