Articles and Press Releases

ZWCAD 2025 Released

zwcad2025ZWCAD 2025 is now available and includes enhancements such as 3D gizmos, additional visual styles, STEP import, point cloud improvements, and much more. ZWCAD also continues to be available with a perpetual license and no subscription for stand-alone and network licenses. 

ZWCAD is developed by ZWSOFT and is a .dwg-compatible CAD solution with a familiar CAD interface and easy-to-use commands. ZWSOFT has been an ITC member since 2002, and its products are used by over 900,000 users from more than 90 countries and districts. 

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG ITC CAD ZWCAD

progeCAD 2025 Professional English Released

progecad_2024New features in progeCAD 2025 Professional include a generative AI drawing translator, advanced (dynamic) blocks, new express commands, tables, data extraction, new AEC and BIM features, image georeferencing, rubber sheeting, and many more enhancements. progeCAD 2025 continues to be available with a perpetual license with no annual fee.


progeCAD 2025 is 2D/3D DWG/DXF-native CAD software based on the IntelliCAD 12.1 engine. Its AEC, MCAD, and general CAD users benefit from native .dwg compatibility, a perpetual software license, and robust features for working with CAD drawings.

To learn more about IntelliCAD's .dwg technology, go here. For details about how progeSOFT and the ITC work together, see the success story.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG BIM ITC CAD ProgeSOFT GEO AI

Check Out ACCA at EUBIM2024

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Attending EUBIM 2024 in Valencia, Spain May 22-25? While there, you can see ACCA presenting on current BIM topics and participate in their workshops.

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ACCA delivers software designed for architectural design, structural engineering, analyzing and calculating, energy performance analysis, quantitative studies, site health and safety, and maintenance and management of BIM processes.

ACCA is a member of the IntelliCAD Technology Consortium and delivers several BIM and technical products based on the IntelliCAD engine. To learn more about IntelliCAD's BIM technology, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG BIM ITC ACCA CAD Construction

ITC Files Lawsuits Against JyaCAD and Shanghai Erow

intellicad_logo_black_1700x850April 30, 2024 — PORTLAND, OREGON — CAD software-maker The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC) filed suit today against Indian company JyaCAD Solutions Private Limited (JyaCAD) and its parent company, Scanpoint Geomatics Limited (Scanpoint), alleging breach of contract and seeking an order to compel JyaCAD and Scanpoint to participate in an audit of its software and to pay the ITC over $50,000. The ITC also filed suit against Chinese company Shanghai Erow Information Technology Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Erow) for breach of contract, an order compelling Shanghai Erow to allow the ITC to audit its software, and to pay the ITC over $35,000.

ITC President David Lorenzo stated, “ITC members have invested millions of dollars and hundreds of man years in IntelliCAD which JyaCAD and Shanghai Erow entered into contracts with the ITC in order to have special access to and use of IntelliCAD. The ITC is committed to taking all action necessary to protect its intellectual property against those who intentionally breach their contracts with the ITC.”
 
Click here to download a copy of the lawsuits: JyaCAD-Scanpoint and Shanghai Erow.
 
About The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium
 
The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium is an independent, non-profit organization funded and directed by its members specifically for the development of the IntelliCAD technology. The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium licenses the IntelliCAD technology to its commercial members, who in turn market and sell applications based on IntelliCAD to their end users. Commercial members have access to the IntelliCAD source code, documentation, developer support, and more. The ITC is also a founding member of the Open Design Alliance, thereby contributing to interoperability in the engineering industry.
 
To learn more about how ITC members use IntelliCAD, see our success stories at: IntelliCAD Success Stories.

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC

See FRAMECAD this May in Australia, the UK, Ireland, and the US

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This May, come check out FRAMECAD at one of their upcoming shows in Australia, the UK, Ireland, and the US. When you stop by, you can see IntelliCAD in action and learn how FRAMECAD uses IntelliCAD in their steel frame design and build systems.

FRAMECAD uses IntelliCAD in its end-to-end steel frame design and manufacturing system for rapid construction of buildings. To learn how FRAMECAD benefits from ITC membership, read the success story. To find out more about IntelliCAD's BIM technology, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG BIM ITC CAD FRAMECAD Construction

Introducing ActCAD 2024 Nesting

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Brand new in 2024, ActCAD Nesting is a complete drafting and nesting software package that supports regular and true shape nestings suitable for the sheet metal, textile, fashion, leather, and footwear industries. Its advanced nesting algorithm has been optimized for several years and allows for features such as cutter diameters, preferential hole filling, turbo mode, sequencing, and more.

ActCAD Nesting natively works in .dwg and .dxf file formats while also working with many other file formats.  

ActCAD 2024 Nesting is based on the IntelliCAD engine. To learn more about OEM options using the IntelliCAD engine, go here. To learn about how ActCAD benefits from membership in the IntelliCAD Technology Consortium, see the success story.

 

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG ITC ActCAD CAD Nesting

Carlson Software User Conference 2024

carlson_conference_2024Headed to the Carlson Software User Conference April 22-24, 2024 in Spokane, Washington, US? Check out IntelliCAD while you're there! Carlson Software delivers a suite of products, several of which include IntelliCAD.

Go West 2024 will host educational and training sessions that cover a variety of industries, products, and workflows for civil, field, surveying, construction, mining, photogrammetry, and 3D precision. 


Find out how Carlson Software and the ITC work together in this success story. To learn how IntelliCAD helps developers and their products use .dwg seamlessly, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG ITC Carlson Software CAD

See ACCA at BIM World Paris

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Headed to BIM World Paris on April 3 or 4 next week? While there, you can see ACCA presenting on current BIM topics and also live demonstrations of their BIM technologies.

BIM World Paris
Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles
Stand D20

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Learn more about BIM products from ACCA >>

ACCA delivers software designed for architectural design, structural engineering, analyzing and calculating, energy performance analysis, quantitative studies, site health and safety, and maintenance and management of BIM processes.

When you stop by to see ACCA in action at BIM World Paris, you'll be seeing IntelliCAD too. ACCA is a member of the IntelliCAD Technology Consortium and delivers several BIM and technical products based on the IntelliCAD engine. To learn more about IntelliCAD's BIM technology, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG BIM ITC ACCA CAD Construction

See Carlson and IntelliCAD at Upcoming Tradeshows

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You can see Carlson Software, and the IntelliCAD engine, at these shows next week:

NSSGA Aggregates Academy & Expo
March 25-27, 2024
Nashville, TN USA

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West Virginia Coal Show
March 26-27
Charleston, WV USA

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Carlson Software has been a member of the ITC since 2007 and many of their products use the IntelliCAD engine. To find out how Carlson Software and the ITC work together, see the success story. To find out more about IntelliCAD's .dwg technology, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG Survey Civil Carlson Software Surveying CAD GEO

Happening this Week: buildingSMART International Summit

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Interested in IFC and openBIM technology for interoperability and exchanging information seamlessly throughout your build projects? buildingSMART International Summit 2024 is this week and you can attend remotely or in person in Valencia, Spain.

Learn more about the summit and register here. You can still catch some of it.

The ITC's BIM Special Interest Group supports interoperability not only for IFC but also for RVT/RFA file formats. For IFC, ITC members are delivering features to their end users such as importing and exporting .ifc files and also attaching .ifc underlays. To learn more about IntelliCAD's BIM technology, go here.