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Gstarsoft Launches New CAD Platform, Seeks to Expand Global Reach   29 Apr, 2013

Chinese software developer sets its sights on international markets.More>>

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DraftSight v1R2.1   28 Nov, 2012

First Look Review: CAD software has AutoCAD-like interface, views and edits DWG files, and is easy on the budget — that is, free.More>>

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PTC Lifts the Project Lightning Curtain, Introducing Creo   29 Oct, 2010

Promising to redefine the CAD market, a new suite of role-specific product-development apps support any mode of modeling and can incorporate data from any CAD system. New versions of Pro/E, CoCreate, and ProductView are rebranded for immediate availability.More>>

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Vectorworks 2011 Makes Leaps in Rendering, BIM, and 2D/3D Modeling   16 Sep, 2010

New Service Select subscription program rolls out to U.S. customers.More>>

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ARES Commander Edition   17 Jun, 2010

Cadalyst Labs Review: Low-cost 2D/3D CAD software holds promise as an AutoCAD replacement for some, including Mac, Linux, and mobile device users down the road.More>>

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Alibre Announces Permanent Price Cut to $97    2 Feb, 2010

Following a promotion that attracted 10,000 new users last fall, Alibre Design Standard 3D CAD software is now available permanently for one-tenth its original price and includes the company’s CAD file translation suite to boot. More>>

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Indian Utility Taps Modeling Software to Solve Water Crisis   4 Nov, 2009

To return the flow of drinking water to 17 million customers, the Water Supply and Sanitation Department of Maharashtra employs Bentley Map, Bentley Water, and WaterGEMS to model a solution.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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Is 2D Drawing Doomed? (MCAD Modeling Column)   1 Sep, 2008

On the contrary, drafting still has a role in the world of more accurate 3D modeling.More>>

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Extending Product Manufacturing Information to 2D Drawings (On the Edge Solid Edge Tutorial)   1 Mar, 2008

Solid Edge is able to include PMI dimensions already defined in 3D models on your 2D drawings.More>>


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