progeCAD 2021 Professional Offers Import from SolidWorks, New Parametric 2D Libraries, Tools for Data Extraction and more.

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progeCAD 2021 Professional Offers Import from SolidWorks, New Parametric 2D Libraries, Tools for Data Extraction and more.

Portland, Oregon, USA, 6 October 2020 – progeCAD USA has announced the release of progeCAD® 2021 Professional, our new major release, containing the same proven AutoCAD® replacement features.

ProgeCAD 2021 Professional, an alternative the high priced CAD system, 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 2021 Professional has added importing your SolidWorks part and assembly files, new libraries of parametric objects for mechanical/structural components for construction. 2D sections from 3D objects.

Ready-to-use Tool Palettes for:

3D Tools
Fills and Hatches
2D Architectural
Electrical Diagrams
Electrical Plants
Mechanics ANSI-ISO
Mechanics DIN-ISO
Hydraulic-Fluids and Pneumatics
Steel Sections

progeCAD 2021 Professional adds support for BIM file types: import/attach IFC and Autodesk® Revit® files (.rvt/.rfa,IFC). These file types contain building and construction data. Once the file is attached, you can explode it, snap to it, and use the RVTPANE command to open the Categories pane for visibility control

Designers, drafters, engineers, architects and other professionals will be able to employ new commands for greater control and flexibility…


  • Block Editor (_BEDIT). The Block Editor offers a special authoring area to enable free drawing and editing of blocks geometry

  • Construction Line: a construction line is a special type of the infinite line that is typically used when quick drafting techniques are required. Similar to the infinite line, the construction line is a line through a given point, oriented at a specified angle in the three-dimensional space and extending to infinity in both directions

  • MULTIPLOT: select title-block blocks or Polylines boundaries to print them sequentially using the boundaries as print windows

  • ADDSELECTED: create a new object of the same type and general properties (Layer, Color, Linetype etc.) of a selected object, yet with different geometric values

  • QUICKWBLOCK: create quickly an external DWG file from a selected group of elements

  • CAMERA: define settings for 3D views of drawings according to a location and target. You can also specify the camera height, clipping boundaries for the view etc.

  • ARRAYPATH: place object copies uniformly along a path or a portion of a path

  • TABLEEXPORT: data export from a table object in the CSV file format

  • POINTSEXPORT: Points export to ascii xyz or csv

ProgeCAD 2019 also provides new express tool commands…

  • CENTERLINE: create centerline geometry associated with selected lines and linear polyline segments

  • SCALETEXT: enlarge or reduce selected text objects without changing their locations

  • DIMREASSOCIATE: the association or reassociation of selected dimensions to entities or points on entities

  • DIMREASSOC: restore the measured value to overridden or modified dimension text

  • AREATEXT: calculate boundary area and place the text with the value in the center of the area. Through the configuration dialog the user can set: Units used for drawing, Units desired for measurement, Prefix, Suffix Units of measurement, Decimal number, Retain boundary. It is possible to select an area through multi points, the direct selection of entities or by clicking inside a closed area

  • CHANGEBLOCK: create a new Bock Definition from a Block instance and open Block Editor to create a new modified Block

  • RENAMEBLOCK: rename a block and add a new block definition for further editing

  • CREATELINETYPE: create custom textual Linetypes through the Dialog box

  • DIMPOLY: the automatic creation of dimensions around a polyline

  • OFFSETSMART: create an offset deleting the original entities

  • DIMARRANGE: the aligning of a dimension line and a sub line

  • TEXTARRANGEV: arrange the selected text with vertical alignment

  • TOTLENGTH: show the total length of selected object

Other additional features and improvements are available. Watch the video at

progeCAD 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

About progeCAD USA

progeCAD USA (, 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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