Leading the way in technical communications, Cortona3D RapidAuthor is a software solution that enables equipment manufacturers, OEMs and technical publication authors to create interactive & animated 3D and static 2D documentation quickly and efficiently by reusing and repurposing existing 3D geometry and other BOM and documentation assets.

Open Standards are at the core of the RapidAuthor solution. Based on XML, the solution provides unrivalled support for standards such as S1000D, ATA and DITA and is the only solution that provides a completely configurable and flexible approach to authoring rules and output formats.

Intuitive and easy-to-use, RapidAuthor offers you the fastest and most productive authoring solution to import your data and create highly effective Illustrated Parts Catalogs, Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals, Work Instructions and Training material.

Integration with your existing product and content systems is fundamental to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of your product documentation. RapidAuthor is the only solution that enables you to integrate directly with your product systems (PLM/PDM), enterprise planning systems (ERP) and content systems (CMS/CSDB).

Business Value is what customers experience with Cortona3D RapidAuthor. Our customers have seen faster productivity and time-to-market, substantial cost savings, and significantly improved documentation quality and customer satisfaction using the Cortona3D RapidAuthor solution.

Using RapidAuthor, customers have reported on average a 60% reduction in the time taken to author technical documentation as compared to traditional authoring methods. In turn, the tool enables a much greater level of productivity of technical documentation, in some cases by more than 100%.