DPD (Digital Product Definition) & Supplier Audit Approval:

Get full DPD requirements approval for Boeing D6-51991, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, ULA, Northrup Grumman, etc.

3D Model-Based Revision Comparison:

Compare different revisions to detect intended & unintended changes. 

Derivative Model Validation:

Confirm that derivative models match the native source model.


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Validate CAD Translations

Load any 3D CAD model and check the derivative against the authority model. B-rep, point-cloud, and mesh–all acceptable.

Compatible with Creo, SolidWorks, NX, CATIA, Inventor, QIF, STEP AP242, IGES, STL and more.

CompareVidia DPD compliance


DPD Compliance

Adheres to Boeing D6-51991 Quality Assurance Standard for Digital Product Definition at Boeing Suppliers and other aerospace standards for Airbus, Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance, Northrup Grumman, and more. In a few easy steps, you get a validation report that you can present to your auditor.

CompareVidia PMI comparison


Semantic PMI Comparison

Compare GD&T, notes, and 3D annotations that are machine-readable for MBD use.



Engineering Change Management

Compare two revisions of a CAD model. Mark any changes as “Intended” or “Unintended.” 

CompareVidia Reporting


Automatic Customizable Reporting:

Digitally certified pass/fail reports inspecting CAD geometry, PMI, assembly structure and more.

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Our software is second to none when it comes to CAD validation & revision comparison. Request a trial evaluation for CompareVidia to start your digital transformation journey.

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Why CompareVidia?



  • Easy 3-Step Process:

    Rely on an automated, structured process, and simple workflow.

  • Downstream Compatibility:

    Validate your CAD model integrity at different stages of the digital product lifecycle.



  • No Stone Left Unturned:

    Detect and identify even the smallest of changes or errors in geometry, topology, and annotation (including PMI).

  • Support for PMI:

    Capvidia is the thought leader in MBD and PMI with the leading manufacturers, suppliers, and companies trusting our tools & process.



  • Create CAD Model Validation Reports:

    Match and validate any two CAD models with ease with pass/fail reporting.

  • Industry-leader for Boeing D6-51991 DPD and Other Compliance Standards:

    Satisfy auditors from high-value manufacturers like Boeing, Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance, Northrup Grumman, and more with a well-controlled CAD translation process.

More Than CAD Translation: It’s About MBD CAD Models & Digital Transformation In The 21st Century.


Capvidia is your partner and source for the best MBD practices in Industry 4.0. 

We're the ground-floor, roll-up-your-sleeves company, so we work directly with CAD engineers & designers as they transform their work, department, or company into MBD/MBE. 

Personnel focus. Process focus. ROI-driven focus.

Our MBD specialties:

  • 1. PLM integration, measurement data harvesting & digital twin.
  • 2. Metrology and CMM automation.
  • 3. Derivative model validation & CAD revision comparison
  • 4. Inspection reporting (FAI, PPAP, etc.)
  • 5. Pilot projects & more!

You're busy and limited on time & resources.
Capvidia provides personal attention to detail to get the job done.

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Consulting & Ownership

Some sell software, others sell services. We provide solutions, period. From CAD to CAD, CAM, CAE, CMM, and other software, we assist you in getting complete file interoperability throughout the process– most importantly, RESULTS.

"I’ll Be There" 
For You Support

When you call or email us, we’re fast to respond. It’s always nice to have a Robin to your Batman, right?

Updated Software

We are partners with major CAD vendors to ensure consistent performance of MBDVidia 24/7. We’re always current & on top of the latest trends.

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    Frequently Asked

  • Does this software conform to Boeing D6 requirements and other aerospace compliance standards?

    Yes. CompareVidia is one of the approved solutions for meeting translation validation requirements for Boeing D6051991 as well as Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance, Northrup Grumman, and more.

  • Which CAD file formats work with CompareVidia?

    CATIA, NX, Creo, SolidWorks, Inventor,SolidEdge, STEP AP242, QIF, STEP AP203/214, ACIS, Parasolid, JT, IGES, VDAFS, DXF, DWG, STL, VRML, and much more.

  • Can I track engineering change orders (ECO)?

    Yes, CompareVidia can analyze two revisions of the same model and detect the changes. The user can tag each change as “intended” or “unintended” in order to validate the new revision.

  • Can I compare meshes, point clouds, and semantic MBD/PMI?

    Yes to all.

    CompareVidia can support comparison of mesh to mesh, mesh to b-rep, or mesh to point cloud.

    It's the leading tool for analyzing PMI and MBD CAD models.

  • Does it give me a customize report?

    Yes, the reporting with CompareVidia can be customized to make is as easy to read as possible.

  • Do you also provide MBD CAD translation software?

    Yes, MBDVidia is our flagship MBD workflow & CAD translation software


Software | Services | Support | Projects

Capvidia focuses on true MBD workflows: 3D CAD translation & validation featuring MBD CAD with semantic PMI that is human & machine-readable for downstream use from design to manufacturing. 

With one single source of truth, interoperable data is shared among different teams, partners, and personnel with their current systems (CAD, CAM, CMM, etc.) powering automation, AI, and Big Data insights. 

We've been trusted for over 26 years pertaining to all things CAD software.

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