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KeyCreator Version 9   25 Mar, 2010

History-free 3D modeling software can give you an edge in producing manufacturing-ready models.More>>

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InspectionXpert First-Article 2010   25 Feb, 2010

User Review: CAD-based tool for quality-inspection reporting allows one person to do the work of five and still meet the demands of customers.More>>

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MapleSim 2    22 Oct, 2009

First Look Review: The real power of MapleSim, a 3D modeling program powered by the Maple technical computing engine, lies in its ability to let users specify myriad simulation conditions for physical models by setting parameter values for individual modeling components.More>>

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ArchiCAD 13 (First Look Review)   1 Oct, 2009

Graphisoft's ArchiCAD 13 has a familiar look, but its new 64-bit and multiple-processor support, BIM server, and improvements to team management, object handling, and production tools have the potential to rock the world of building information modeling.More>>

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Revit Architecture 2010 (Cadalyst Labs Review)   15 Jul, 2009

Revit Architecture 2010 and some of the other Autodesk 2010 products have introduced a Microsoft Office-style ribbon user interface. In the case of Revit, this major change has overshadowed many of the other updates in the product. Look beyond the controversial ribbon interface and you'll find...More>>

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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>>

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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>>

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HP Officejet 7000 Wide Format Printer (First Look Review)   18 May, 2009

Low-cost, B-size inkjet printer is an excellent choice for small CAD, engineering, and DCC offices.More>>

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Autodesk Inventor 2010 (First Look Review)   14 May, 2009

New Shrinkwrap feature and improved plastics and sheet-metal design tools are tied up in a nice ribbon.More>>