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Creo Elements/direct Drafting

Creo Elements/Direct Drafting is a 3D CAD software for product design and development. Formerly known as CoCreate Drafting, the tool is part of the Creo Elements product group distributed by PTC. It offers direct modeling capabilities, allowing users to create and modify 3D designs without a history-based approach that's common in parametric modeling. The software lets engineers work with geometry in almost any format, from wireframes to detailed solid models, enabling quick concept refinement during the early stages of design processes or immediate adjustments later in the timeline. In addition to its standalone use as a drafting tool within PLM systems, it can collaborate with other Creo (formerly Pro/ENGINEER) products thanks to its compatibility with PTC's integrated suite of applications for managing the entire product lifecycle from concept through manufacturing phases.