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Renishaw FixtureBuilder product family

Renishaw's FixtureBuilder software creates fixturing set-ups to provide documentation and assist off-line programming for CMM, Equator™ gauging and vision inspection.

FixtureBuilder software product family

The FixtureBuilder software family consist of the following product options:

  • a download
  • a dongle
  • a network license

FixtureBuilder supports most CAD formats including IGES, SAT and STEP.

An additional Translator module license for CATIA, ProE, UGNX, Solidworks, Inventor, SolidEdge & JT Import.

The translator module supports the following file versions:
o CATIA V5: VR58-V5-6R2018
o Pro/E (CREO): 16-Creo 5.0
o UG NX: 11-NX 12.0.0
o Inventor: V11-V2019
o SolidWorks: 98-2018
o SolidEdge: V18-ST10
o JT Import: 8-10.2

To be purchased with NU, USB or CU License

A full list of products is available below.

Renishaw Part No.



Renishaw FixtureBuilder Named User License - A single license tied to a single PC. Distributed via download.


Translator license - For the native import translator for importing files from other CAD programs. Optional purchase with Named User, USB or Concurrent User License.


Renishaw FixtureBuilder License - A single license distributed on a dongle transferable between different stations. FixtureBuilder will need to be installed on each station. Only usable one station at a time.


Network License Manager - Software controlled Network Licensing Manager. Download application – Concurrent User manager tool management.

Must be purchased with Concurrent User License part number CS-SOF-SW-17-FBCU


Renishaw FixtureBuilder Concurrent User License - “X” license(s) tied to a Network License Manager that allows the user(s) to utilise FixtureBuilder across a network. One user at a time.

X = the number of Concurrent User Licenses purchased.

FixtureBuilder application gallery