We are happy to announce the availability of PADS VX.1.2 Beta. This release includes new 3D capabilities for PADS Standard and Standard Plus, including STEP import and export.
To participate in this Beta program, register at http://www.mentorpcb-beta.com/PADS/. Once approved, you can request a Beta license for PADS Standard Plus. Software will be available for download at this beta site, as well as access to a private forum for you to provide feedback directly to PADS engineering and marketing.