The software, called MfgQuote AutoShred Lite, electronically "shreds" drawings that are shared in the widely used SolidWorks eDrawings format at a designated time, removing them completely from the recipient's hard drive.

MfgQuote.com AutoShred Lite is free to all users. The software lets users control how, when, where, and by whom their sensitive drawings and documents are viewed.

A second offering combines the capabilities of AutoShred Lite with an advanced set of technicalrightsmanagement capabilities from Pinion Software for securing a wider range of data formats, including additional technical, and business application files. Pinion Desktop Packager MfgQuote.com Edition, gives intellectual-property owners more options for specifying what recipients can and cannot do with the information they receive, including whether documents can be printed or screen captured.MfgQuote AutoShred Lite is available from www.pinionsoftware.com/MfgQuoteAutoShredLite

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