ProgeCAD USA delivers Increased Speed, New File Import and Export Formats, and New Commands with the release of progeCAD 2019 Professional!
Portland, Oregon, USA, 19 June 2018 – progeCAD USA, a leader in 2D/3D CAD software, has announced the release of progeCAD® 2019 Professional, the next major release of the proven AutoCAD® replacement Computer Aided Design software.
ProgeCAD 2019 Professional, an alternative to high priced CAD systems, allows designers to become productive immediately using a similar menu structure, similar commands, and the same DWG drawing file format as AutoCAD®, at 1/10th the price, and with little or no learning curve for former AutoCAD® users.
ProgeCAD 2019 Professional has added new file formats to allow for easier transfer from and into other CAD, CAM and 3D modeling applications.
STEP and IGES
3D Studio file .3DS
IFC (Underlays) The IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) format files include building and construction data.
The IFCPANE command allows opening the Objects categories panel in order to control visibility. Once the .ifc underlay is attached, it is possible to snap to its entities or explode it converting into editable CAD data.
Google Earthfile .KMZ
Improved ESRI Shape (.shp) import. Base Elevation (initial Z value) can be set.
Pointcloud .LAS (as CAD points)
Pointcloud .XYZ (as CAD points)
Stereo Lithography file .STL
Virtual Reality Modeling Languagefile .VRML
STEP and IGES
Designers, drafters, engineers, architects and other professionals will be able to employ new commands for greater control and flexibility…
AUTOSEZ is a tool for the automatic creation of surface profiles to show surface elevations along a horizontal alignment to represent, for example, road edges or ditches (Topographic Sections – AutoCAD Civil 3D Feature)
SLOPE is a tool for an easy creation of terrain slope lines (ticks) between two edges or for a conversion of polylines into slope-style polylines (Topographic Sections – AutoCAD® Civil 3D Feature).
Fast triangulation of unordered point clouds. Creation of TIN surfaces from points within point cloud scan files. AUTOSEZ command can be applied to these surfaces.
Numbered Markers (Bubbles) automatically creates bubbles with sequence numbers or letters
Total length Measure. Calculation of the total length of selected entities.
a. The Cumulative length is displayed in the properties palette when the user selects some polylines and lines.
b. When the user selects more than one hatch, the Total Area is displayed in the properties palette.
AIDIMFLIPARROW flips the direction of arrowheads on Dimensions.
Plot Margin Customization (Zero Margin). Editing standard paper size margins of plotters/printers. Print over the standard devices margins and cover the entire sheet area.
PointCloud. Color Map. Set color scheme for imported PointClouds
PointCloud. ESNAP Support on Points.
Sort Data Extraction. Changing the sort order of tables generated by attribute extraction based on Columns.
BetterWMF Integration ( https://www.furix.com/betterwmf ) solves the problems related to copying and pasting drawings into other software packages like Microsoft Word
dwg file that contains only your selection.
The New SENDTOSKYPE command allows sending a .dwg file with selected entities via Skype.
Advanced Copy&Paste adds an option to enable Copy&Paste of selected entities as CAD data into other applications like Explorer or Chat apps (Telegram etc.). Fast transfer via Chat of a dwg file that contains only your selection.
ProgeCAD 2019 also provides many improvements to existing commands and processes…
Previous print area highlight (the Area of drawing used during previous print will be highlighted)
New interface for External References management (DWG, DGN, DWF, PDF, PointClouds, Images)
The in-place Multiline Text editor now fully supports line spacing, lists, and paragraph justification
The New Filter command with the dialog (‘_FILTER)
Search for files when using the Open command by clicking Tools > Find.
The Publish command with the improved GUI. Now the user can choose to publish his drawings using the PDF Printer driver.
The HATCHTOBACK command moves hatches to the back of the draw order.
More features available in the Quick Access Toolbar
Improved AutoComplete. Smart Search with priority to most frequently used commands, improved readability.
progeCAD 2019 Professional proposes very flexible licensing: Single Plus licenses allowing for desktop and laptop install, Network NLM licenses with a Take-Away technology for remote work, a USB portable license allowing you to work on any computer with progeCAD installed by plugging in the USB dongle, and Corporate licenses with unlimited installations at an unrivalled price. Current progeCAD users can upgrade to the latest version at a significant discount to the already-low price of the full version.
The new version of progeCAD is available for immediate download on our website at http://download.progecad.us
About progeCAD USA
progeCAD USA (www.progecad.us), offers progeCAD shipping with several different options including NLM Network, USB Mobile, and affordable Site Licensing. progeCAD Add-on products in land design, architecture and building services are also available. Download the Free Full 30 day trial versions of our software when you visit our website.
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