Creo on your Apple? The unofficial answer

Written by: Geoff Hedges

Officially, “the current plan is that the Creo release will work on Windows 7 and Windows XP,” says Mike Campbell, Divisional Vice President of Creo Product Development at PTC. But ask him about the iPad and the iPhone, and his answers get longer and vaguer, with more qualifiers. “There are some specific apps that are being built …for some individuals….in the longer term…not in Creo 1.0”

Unofficially, someone in the lab is already on it.  We’re not ready for a company announcement or a formal demo. Of course, future plans are subject to change, etc. etc.
But, okay, wanna see?


And here…


[Ed-Want visualization on the go? Use Creo to generate viewables from any 2D or 3D format, including STEP files, IGS files, and other CAD data formats. Then download Creo View Mobile to instantly visualize designs on your Apple iPad or iPhone. 

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Geoff Hedges

Geoff Hedges is the founder and major contributor to, a CAD focused blog that’s reached over 1 million visitors since launch.

In his current role as Program Marketing Director for the PLM and ALM businesses, he is responsible for demand marketing, including developing and executing demand generation campaigns, web site experience and product launch.

Geoff has more than 30 years of experience working in the areas of CAD, PLM, and PDM software; he holds an Honors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and currently lives in Stuttgart, Germany.