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ActCAD 2020 Released

actcad-2020-professionalActCAD 2020 is packed with new features and improvements such as digital signatures, clickable command options, all-new start page, block tool palettes, sketch mode, an all-new dark grey interface, and more.

ActCAD is drafting and modeling software designed for engineers, architects, and other technical consultants who need to create and edit native .dwg and .dxf files. ActCAD 2020 is based on the IntelliCAD 9.1 engine.


Topics: IntelliCAD ITC ActCAD

Watch: IntelliCAD Architecture Custom Objects Video

intellicad-aec-videoA new video from the IntelliCAD Technology Consortium highlights how to work with IntelliCAD's architectural custom objects directly in IntelliCAD. IntelliCAD users can draw walls, windows, doors, stairs, railings, slabs, steel and more. 

See AEC custom objects in action >>

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Architecture

IntelliCAD World Conference 2019: Preliminary Schedule Announced

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Get ready for IntelliCAD World Conference 2019 outside of Naples in southern Italy!

September 16 to 18, 2019, the conference will be graciously hosted at the office complex of ITC member ACCA Software located in mountainous Bagnoli Irpino, Italy. 

Preliminary Schedule

  • September 16, Monday: Developers meet one-on-one with ITC developers.
  • September 17, Tuesday: ITC presentations, panel discussion.
  • September 18, Wednesday: Member presentations and exploration of commercial collaboration opportunities; additional one-on-one developer collaboration meetings as required.

Registration for the conference is free. Simply register and arrange your own travel and accommodations with the conference hotel in Avellino. Conference attendees will take the complimentary shuttle between the hotel and conference. 

Register now for IntelliCAD World 2019 ›

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC IntelliCAD World Conference

Just Released: CMS IntelliCAD 9.1 PE Easy Run


CMS continues to release its product offerings based on the latest IntelliCAD 9.1 engine. The most recently released? CMS IntelliCAD 9.1 Premium Edition (PE) Easy Run. 

The Easy Run version from CMS allows users to stream CMS IntelliCAD directly from the Internet to their systems, running locally as any other installed software. Once downloaded, it runs without further installation.

CMS IntelliCAD 9.1 PE Easy Run is a complete CAD package with new features that include digital signatures, a new Block Editor, palettes with blocks, a sketch mode with a new type of selection grip, and many more productivity advancements. 

For more details about the release and free trial information, see the CMS news.

Topics: IntelliCAD CMS ITC Cloud CAD

Announcing IntelliCAD World Conference 2019

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Join us September 16 to 18, 2019 in southern Italy for IntelliCAD World Conference 2019!

Learn about the newest IntelliCAD development platform, see how ITC members are using IntelliCAD technologies to enhance their businesses, and meet one-on-one with core ITC developers who are creating IntelliCAD. The other key aspect of the conference? ITC members provide direction for future development. That's just one of the ways that the IntelliCAD co-op works for its members.

Registration for the conference is free. Simply register and arrange your own travel and accommodations at the conference hotel.

Register now for IntelliCAD World 2019 ›

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC IntelliCAD World Conference

CMS Extends Version 9.0 to 9.1


Released in April, the latest CMS IntelliCAD 9.1 version is now available for standalone, perpetual licenses and also for network environments. Based on the latest IntelliCAD 9.1 engine, CMS IntelliCAD 9.1 Premium Editions (PE and PE Plus) include new features such as digital signatures, a new Block Editor, palettes with blocks, a sketch mode with a new type of selection grip, and many more advancements. Get the 9.1 details from CMS >>

The ITC delivers the IntelliCAD engine to its members with regular release cycles throughout the year. CMS took the ITC IntelliCAD 9.1 major release at the end of March and customized it for their needs in just about a week. Get details about how CMS and ITC work together >>

Service Pack Available for MicroSurvey CAD 2019

microsurvey2019-service-pack3MicroSurvey users can get a new version of MicroSurvey CAD 2019 with Service Pack 1 available now. Service Pack 1 contains enhancements to GIS import capabilities and important fixes throughout the product.

MicroSurvey CAD 2019 Service Pack 1 is based on the IntelliCAD 9.0a engine and contains all of the new features and fixes available with IntelliCD 9.0a.

More details from MicroSurvey >> 

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Microsurvey CAD GIS

Anticipating progeCAD 2020

ProgeCAD_400progeCAD 2020 Professional is due out later this month, May 2019, and until then new purchases and licenses of progeCAD 2019 Professional English are automatically eligible for a free upgrade to the 2020 Professional English version.

progeCAD is based on the IntelliCAD engine, and the new progeCAD version will be based on the IntelliCAD 9 engine. Get more details.

To learn how progeSOFT, the makers of progeCAD, and the ITC work together, get the success story.

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC CAD ProgeSOFT

ActCAD Releases Act IntelliCAD


act-intellicad-file-formatsITC member ActCAD just announced the availability of Act IntelliCAD, based on the IntelliCAD 9.1 engine released just weeks ago. Act IntelliCAD is a native .dwg and .dxf CAD software program that is used to create, edit, markup and plot drawings. It is designed for 2D drafting and 3D modeling, and includes an easy-to-use interface, perpetual licensing, support for various file formats, and a complete set of features and tools.

Get more details at

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC ActCAD

IntelliCAD 9.1 User Guides Available for Download

IntelliCAD book cover.jpgThe IntelliCAD 9.1 User Guide is available for both Professional and Standard versions at

The IntelliCAD user guide describes new features available in 9.1, along with details about how IntelliCAD users draw in 2D and 3D, view drawings, dimension entities, work with layers, insert blocks and external references, add custom programs, and everything else you expect from a CAD program.

The e-book guides are available for a small $5.00 fee. 

  • For the most recent IntelliCAD 9.1 guides, see the Professional and Standard versions.
  • If you missed previous versions, go here for a complete list.

ITC members of course receive source files and output for the IntelliCAD user guides and other documentation as part of their ITC membership.

Questions? Contact the ITC.


Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Membership