Balloon your part drawings and extract the characteristics in one step. Create your First Article Inspection Report.

InspectionXpert - Automated Inspection Planning & Quality Control

Spend less quality time on reporting.

  • InspectionXpert helps you balloon your part drawings and create your inspection report in minutes, not hours
  • User friendly and short implementation time
  • When you get a part revision, bring in your new drawing. The original and new revision are both displayed, making it easy to see what has changed
  • Import your CMM report into your project and have the measurement results auto-assign to the corresponding feature



Baloon and extract data

  • Quickly balloon PDF drawings and 2D & 3D CAD files
  • (CATIA, AutoCAD DWG, NX, Creo / Pro/Engineer, PDF, TIF, also scanned drawings)
  • Automatic reading of inspection characteristics from CAD drawings and models, PDF/TIF
  • Detection of nominal values and associated tolerances
  • Optical character recognition (OCR)
  • Export inspection characteristics automatically to inspection report forms (e.g. FAI, PPAP, AS9102)


Revision Control

  • Compare original and new revision to see changes at a glance
  • Move and edit only the balloons that need to be updated


Import Measurements

  • Import CMM report into projects and have the measurement results auto-assign to the corresponding feature
  • publish the data directly to inspection report




Create Reports

  • Export inspection characteristics automatically to inspection report forms (e.g. FAI, PPAP, AS9102)
  • Create custom reports with the Template Editor

Supported File Formats

  • 2D DXF / DWG
  • 2D CATIA V5
  • 2D CATIA V6
  • 2D Siemens NX
  • 2D Pro/Engineer Creo Parametric
  • 3D CATIA V5
  • 3D CATIA V6
  • 3D Pro/Engineer Creo Parametric


  • STEP
  • JT
  • 3D Siemens NX


Can I share a license?

You're purchasing a floating license. You can download InspectionXpert to as many computers as you'd like. The number of users who are able to open the software simultaneously is determined by the number of licenses you have.

How much will it cost to get training on InspectionXpert?

Nothing, training is always free for our customers. We schedule all new customers for a 1-hour implementation and training call. We are committed to ensuring you get value from our software, so we provide ongoing training for your company at no additional cost.

What other file types can I open and balloon with InspectionXpert?

We offer a $4,000 pro license that supports Catia 2D/3D, CREO 3D, NX 2D and STEP files.

How do I ensure I'm using the latest software?

Our software automatically notifies users when an update is available and downloads directly to the desktop. It's easy to make sure you're always using the most recent version.

How do I buy InspectionXpert?

If you're in North America email Mike or chat on this page and request a quote. Then email back the signed quote or a purchase order.
If you're outside North America, email and we'll connect you with a reseller.

How many licenses do I need?

Most companies need 1 license. You can purchase additional licenses if multiple people need to be ballooning at the same time.

Do I need to purchase servers or any other equipment?

No, InspectionXpert is web-delivered and can be downloaded onto any PC in your business. (Or home computer, if you want to burn the midnight oil.)

I have a custom report, can I use it with InspectionXpert?

Yes. InspectionXpert has a built-in inspection report template editor designed for easy use. Training is included at no additional cost, and our team is here to help you learn how to use the template editor so you can create custom templates for all your reporting needs. If this is something you only need to do once, we’re happy to help you set up your initial templates so you can hit the ground running.

For AS9102 First Article Inspection Reports, is there a way to bring in Forms 1 and 2?

Yes, you can extract data for forms 1 and 2 in InspectionXpert then publish to an inspection package or to Net-Inspect.

Can I use InspectionXpert without an internet connection?

You need an internet connection to download InspectionXpert. You can use InspectionXpert without an internet connection by checking out your license for a given period of time. Read our help article on using InspectionXpert without internet.

Further Information

Download InspectionXpert OnDemand Flyer
Download CE Creator Product Information
Demo Video

Licensing vs. OnDemand

InspectionXpert OnDemand is quality management software „for rent“. It can be accessed from any web browser making it simple to access and deploy and to stay up to date with the latest features automatically, while keeping data securely on your local computer.

Why OnDemand?

  • Easy access from any web browser, any time
  • No installation, instant updates, no IT support required
  • Easy to deploy
  • Customizable offline access settings
  • Calculable monthly or yearly fee, no hidden costs
  • Avoid delays and frustrations

Built in Security and integrations

  • InspectionXpert works in your local environment on your local files, keeping your data everytime securely on your computer
  • Adobe DRM® support is built in for maximum security
  • Standard integrations to Net-Inspect, Verisurf, QDM-web, CEBOS, QC Gage, and more with embedded integration tools for developing custom integrations

Training Courses

Online Training
With our online training courses you can get the most out of your spent time. You will save long travel times as well as high travel expenses.

Individual Training

We also offer individual training courses tailored specifically to your needs. They can take place in Leonberg, Fulda or at your premises.

Contact us now!

How To Buy InspectionXpert

Test InspectionXpert OnDemand before purchase for 15 days for free! For an easy start, we would be pleased to offer you a free 30-minute web demo in which we will show you first steps with your personal data. Please feel free to book your individual date from here: Book your InspectionXpert discovery session

InspectionXpert OnDemand is available starting from 150,- € / month (net unit prices plus VAT).

Contact us – we will be happy to send you a personal quote. Your K2D Team will be happy to assist you if you call this telephone number: +49 7152 / 9453-0.

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Powerful teamwork - our international partners!

InspectionXpert Corporation - USA

Phone: +1 800 379 0322

ES-TEK srl - Italy

Phone: +39 0444 1496981

Metrology UK - UK

Phone: +44 1684 891372

We take care of a fast and customized implementation into your business.






Our team guarantees support right from the beginning. When you purchase InspectionXpert, you get:

  • Unlimited and ongoing support at no additional cost
  • Implementation customized to your needs
  • Video tutorials explaining the software features
  • Two hours of free online training
  • Guaranteed value in 30 days (If for whatever reason you cannot achieve the results that you want from InspectionXpert in 30 days we’ll give you your money back)

What Our Customers Say

"Previously we ballooned our CAD drawings manually. We saved more than 40% of time (money) after InspectionXpert implementation. Ballooned drawings are used in all company processes (development, toolshop, production, quality). We are satisfied with K2D-KeyToData GmbH. Always fast and valuable communication."
Jaroslav Janyška - Quality Management - PWO Czech Republic a.s.