Since version 6 SPLOT has LITE and PRO versions which have different functionality level and price.
The LITE version has some limitations in functionality (see the below table for details) and so it is cheaper.
The following table summarizes the main functions in the LITE and PRO versions:
|PLOT file viewer||x||x||View, print and convert plot files (HP-GL, HP-GL/2, HP-RTL or DXY-GL format).|
|PLOT file to PDF export||x||x||One click PDF export of plot file(s).|
|PDF viewer||x||x||Full integrated PDF reader for viewing and printing PDF files.|
|PDF markup tool||--||x||For annotations, comments, redlining in PDF documents.|
|PLOT file redlining||--||x||Via transforming to PDF.|
|Batch function (incl. Windows Shell integration)||--||x||Batch function allows you to perform selected operations (print, export, e-mail etc.) on more files altogether in one task.|
|Network data access||--||x||Access to plot files, stored anywhere in your network.|
|Direct plot mode||--||x||Sending plot files directly to the plotter device in 1:1 mode|
|E-Mail transfer||x||x||Sending of plot file(s) by E-Mail (but no batch for LITE).|
|SPLOT archives||x||x||Creating and sending of plot-file archives (free SPLOT-viewer for the recipient).|
|File explorer||x||x||Embedded file explorer for instant and comfortable file access and manipulation.|
|Ruler||x||x||The Ruler is designed to provide overview about drawing measure.|
|Measurement||x||x||To measure distances and areas in the drawing.|
|Aerial View||x||x||Overall drawing preview and navigation in zoom mode.|
Please note that the evaluation copy of SPLOT is available only as the PRO version (i.e. with most rich functionality).
Please be aware of the above limitations before you will order the LITE version.