Corel and Dassault Systèmes both use the Ares CAD platform from Graebert Software as their foundational technology, enhancing it for their respective user bases. CorelCAD, one of two drafting products based on the Graebert Ares CAD platform, has released its 2015 update. Among the new features are dimensional constraints (parametrics), and a new user interface [...]
With more than 6 million active users, Graebert has become a considerable force in DWG-compatible drafting. Graebert GmbH today announced its 2015 product line-up, which extends the triple-OS Ares Commander desktop CAD platform to the Android mobile OS. Graebert sells Ares Commander as a dwg-compatible alternative to AutoCAD on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Graebert [...]
The conference will be the first led by new president Neil Peterson, the long-time CTO. The Open Design Alliance (ODA) is rebooting its annual developers conference, with the first under the leadership of new president Neil Peterson taking place September 8-9, 2014 in Prague. The conference will be conducted by the ODA development team, and is [...]
The new client will allow developers to create mobile versions with a variety of standard rendering features. The Open Design Alliance has updated its Teigha software development platform with a new cloud-based framework for rendering. ODA members may use the Teigha 4.0 to write mobile or desktop CAD applications which use Teigha Cloud to provide [...]
Code-name Radon, the new software will be a fully functioning DWG editor, with the same capabilities and APIs as Graebert’s desktop products. CAD software specialist Graebert GmbH today announces it is working on a full-working CAD product for Android-based tablets. Code-name Radon, the new DWG-compatible program will offer the same feature set as its desktop [...]
The clones come into their own. ZWSoft introduces drafting tool for Android.
The Belgian alternative to AutoCAD continues to push the .dwg envelope. Bricsys has released a beta version of a new building information modeling (BIM) module for its BricsCAD design software. The add-on module works with both the Pro and Platinum edition of BricsCAD V13.2 in 32-bit mode. The release of the BIM module is in [...]
The ODA introduces Teigha 3.9 with multi-threading for .dwg file loading and rendering, updated ACIS support, and the production release of Teigha for Java.
Latest update of an alternative design ecosystem to AutoCAD has more than 20 new and improved features. Bricsys has updated its .DWG-compatible engineering design software BricsCAD with improved performance, updated compatibility, cloud-based project collaboration, and a variety of smaller feature improvements. BricsCAD is available for both Windows and Linux. The Windows version receives native 64-bit [...]
Dassault’s development partner in 2D CAD offers another way to help companies wean themselves off AutoCAD. It will be an uphill climb. The co-creator of DraftSight 2D drafting software from Dassault Systèmes is offering a new service to help companies fully transition away from AutoCAD to the free 2D drafting alternative. Graebert announced the new [...]