Susan Smith has worked as an editor and writer in the technology industry for over 16 years. As an editor she has been responsible for the launch of a number of technology trade publications, both in print and online. Currently, Susan is the Editor of GISCafe and AECCafe, as well as those sites’ … More »
Low-cost CAD software
November 8th, 2010 by Susan Smith
The race is on in the low-cost CAD market – this week three of these CAD software products announced new releases. Two of them have the option to download and try the product for a limited amount of time.
2.5D DoubleCAD™ XT Pro v3 from IMSI/Design is the newest version of DoubleCAD, an AutoCAD LT clone . It now has a Redway rendering engine to take advantage of GPU-based graphcs cards, and now supports scripting. It sells for $695 and upgrades are $199. You can learn more about this product here
VariCAD 2010 3.0 claims to offer improvements in STEP file import and includes a number of minor improvements.
ZWCAD Software Co. announced the release of ZWCAD 2011 Beta software with the ZWCAD 2011 Free upgrade program. Download ZWCAD 2011 Beta here
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