General Software
DoubleCAD XT vs. AutoCAD LT (Cadalyst Labs Review)   1 Jul, 2009

Early this year, with much fanfare, IMSI/Design did something unusual. It introduced the DoubleCAD XT 2D drafting tool, taking dead aim at AutoCAD LT. Even more unusual is the price of DoubleCAD XT. It's free. More>>

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AutoCAD Map 3D 2010 (First Look Review)   30 Jun, 2009

Incorporating some key new features and a more seamless environment that provides CAD and GIS tools in the same setting, Map 3D 2010 is a tool that can help multidisciplinary firms maintain continuity from mapping and planning to final design. Point group and multiple format importation help users...More>>

AutoCAD 2010 (Cadalyst Labs Review)   28 May, 2009

The times, they are a-changin' - and when it comes to new 2D parametric drawing, change can be very, very good.More>>

Autodesk ImageModeler 2009 (First Look Review)   1 Apr, 2009

Generate 3D models from 2D digital images in a flash.More>>

Photoshop CS4 (First Look Review)   19 Mar, 2009

The depth, flexibility, and speed of this latest release make it a powerful tool for a range of design and engineering applications.More>>

Don't Shun Vista Because of Old Plotters (CAD Manager's Toolbox)   28 Jan, 2009

Dedicate a not-quite-retired machine just for handling jobs with older peripherals.More>>

Unsection Parts in 2D Section Views (Alibre Design Tips)   1 Dec, 2008

Create section views and manage them with drawing explorer.More>>

Point Coordinate Transformations (CAD Clinic: Civil 3D Tutorial)   1 Dec, 2008

Use Point File Formats to import and export points to assigned coordinate systems.More>>

PDF Tool Enhances Mainstay Design App   6 Nov, 2008

PDF creation and conversion become cheap and green with Bluebeam PDF Revu 6.5's CAD-specific functions.More>>

Cadalyst All-Star Awards 2008   1 Nov, 2008

Editors honor year's top CAD products.More>>