Now that Freewheel has launched as a free DWF-based service, many of you are wondering what will happen to the Freewheel on Autodesk Labs. Fear not - it will be around. Autodesk is offering both Freewheels to our customers.
|Name||Project Freewheel®||Autodesk® Freewheel®|
|Strategy||exposure of viewing and other technologies that may or may not eventually be incorporated into Autodesk® Freewheel®||reliable DWF-based viewing without the need to install additional software|
|Monitoring||monitored by the Autodesk Labs team||monitored 24/7 by the same Autodesk IT Operations team that maintains the Buzzsaw/Streamline servers|
|Emphasis||exploration of sharing design data over the web to a variety of platforms||software as a service - in this case, a free service|
Upload via ShareNow,
|File Open (DWF), Email, Print, |
Zoom (In, Out, Fit), Pan, 3D Orbit
|Blog||It's Alive in the Lab
|Beyond the Paper |
Both Autodesk® Freewheel® and Project Freewheel® have their place in the DWF viewing world. As more experimental concepts are added to Project Freewheel as this technology evolves, Project Freewheel will be very much alive in the lab.