Preserving CAD

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) models are a type of file no archivist really wants to deal with. Not only do they tend to be large, complex and split across several files, they also tend to be poorly supported by any version of any system other than the one used to create them. So the archivist has to put in a lot of effort, and invest heavily, to ensure they can be read in the long term.

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