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CMS IntelliCAD 11.0 Available Now

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Newly released CMS IntelliCAD 11.0 includes all the new features found in the IntelliCAD 11.0 engine, focussing on new view and visualization productivity tools, plus a whole lot more. All CMS IntelliCAD versions also work with BIM files which can now import Autodesk® Revit® 2022 files and work with visibility states. CMS IntelliCAD PE PLUS also allows you to select and work with .ifc and .rvt underlays using the Explorer and use the Audit command to check for errors in .ifc files that are attached as underlays.

Interested in trying it out? CMS IntelliCAD is available with a free trial at https://us.intellicadms.com

CMS IntelliCAD 11.0 is based on the IntelliCAD 11.0 engine which was released to ITC members earlier this month. For details about IntelliCAD's native .dwg support and development platform, go here

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG CMS BIM ITC CAD

CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 Maintenance Release Includes New Lease Option

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A maintenance release of CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 is now available which includes many improvements, and among the various licensing options comes new support for 365-day standalone license leases.

Users of CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 can freely download and install the maintenance update number 10.1.1326.133152.

CMS IntelliCAD is based on the IntelliCAD engine. To learn how CMS benefits from ITC membership for .dwg technology and manufacturing solutions, see the success story. To learn how you can use IntelliCAD as your native .dwg platform, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG CMS ITC CAD

Updated CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 Includes .dwg File Comparisons

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The most recent update of CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 includes the ability to compare .dwg files. When you compare drawings, CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 highlights all two-dimensional changes such as deletions, additions, and modifications. 

The latest maintenance release of CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 also includes enhancements to visual styles and other improvements. Users of CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 PE, 10.1 PE PLUS, and 10.1 PE PLUS Network can freely download and install the maintenance update.

The most recent maintenance version of CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 is based on the IntelliCAD 10.1a engine. To learn how CMS benefits from ITC membership for .dwg technology and manufacturing solutions, see the success story. To learn how you can use IntelliCAD as your native .dwg platform, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG CMS ITC CAD

New 3D HVAC Available for ALCAD

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ALCAD's 3D HVAC/Plant plugins include Piping, Ventilation and Drain Pipes. 3D modelling is as fast as 2D modelling, and an entire network can be created in 3D with just a few clicks. 

ALCAD 2021 includes HVAC/Plant 3D (Piping 3D, Drain-Pipes 3D, Ventilation 3D), 3D Architecture, all HVAC 2D, BIM Import, and more. It is available with OEM IntelliCAD licensing from ITC member, CMS. To learn more about CMS, go here. To learn more about the IntelliCAD platform and OEM opportunities, go here.

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Topics: IntelliCAD CMS ITC CAD HVAC Mechanical Electrical OEM Plumbing MEP ALCAD

CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 is Here

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CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 is available now and includes all the new features found in the IntelliCAD 10.1 engine plus custom integration with 3Dconnexion input devices. 

"CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 results purely from development determination to achieve better product performance, reliability and specific productive tools requested by end users." -Vitor Neves, President of CMS, INC.

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Interested in trying it out? CMS IntelliCAD is available free for 60 days at https://us.intellicadms.com. It can be purchased as perpetual standalone seats, USB dongle seats, network floating seats, or renewable subscriptions.

CMS IntelliCAD 10.1 is based on the IntelliCAD 10.1 engine and has native .dwg file compatibility. For details about IntelliCAD's native .dwg support and development platform, go here

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG CMS ITC CAD

New Pipe Design Add-on for CMS IntelliCAD from Stylemark Designs

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CMS IntelliCAD CAD now features support for piping design thanks to a new custom add-on from Stylemark Designs, Ltd. 

CMS IntelliCAD is designed for architects, engineers, designers and anyone who wants a fast, efficient, and powerful CAD program on their desktop or in the cloud. CMS is a member of the ITC. For details about how CMS and the ITC work together, see the success story

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG CMS ITC Piping

Free Education Edition of CMS IntelliCAD Available

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CAD-Manufacturing Solutions (CMS) has a longstanding arrangement with education institutions to provide free access to CMS IntelliCAD for educational purposes.

Not only do educators and students have the ability to create 2D and 3D models, they also can develop add-ons using LISP, VBA, .NET, SDS, and IRX programming languages. And distribution is easy — just run the program locally from the cloud.

CMS IntelliCAD is designed for architects, engineers, designers and anyone who wants a fast, efficient, and powerful CAD program on their desktop or in the cloud. CMS IntelliCAD is based on the IntelliCAD platform; to see how CMS and the ITC work together, see the success story

Topics: IntelliCAD CMS ITC CAD Education

Get Points from TXT and CSV Files using CMS IntelliCAD

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Got points? A free add-on for CMS IntelliCAD is now available that imports points from TXT and CSV files. Simply import the file that contains the points to connect the points with polylines or splines.

CMS IntelliCAD is designed for architects, engineers, designers and anyone who wants a fast, efficient, and powerful CAD program on their desktop or in the cloud. CMS IntelliCAD is based on the IntelliCAD platform; to see how CMS and the ITC work together, see the success story

Topics: IntelliCAD CMS ITC

ALCAD 2021 Available with IntelliCAD via OEM License from CMS

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Newly released with IntelliCAD technology at its core, ALCAD 2021 is now available with a choice of CAD platforms thanks to OEM licensing through ITC member CAD-Manufacturing Solutions (CMS).

ALCAD 2021 is a specialty MEP and HVAC toolset with an extensive symbol library, plus all the features you'd expect from full-featured CAD software. While ALCAD used to be available only with Autodesk® AutoCAD®, now ALCAD users have a choice in platforms including price and licensing terms (subscription vs. perpetual).

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OEM licensing through an ITC member such as CMS helps both established and startup companies quickly access a wider range of end users. It also helps developers with new plugins before reaching market share when an ITC commercial membership is a good option. 

Through automation and collaboration, the ITC has been working with members to make it easier for them to provide OEM versions of IntelliCAD — ALCAD 2021 is a win for this ongoing effort!

Topics: IntelliCAD CMS ITC HVAC Mechanical Electrical OEM Plumbing MEP

CMS Continues Rollout Based on IntelliCAD 10

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In addition to their previous release of CMS IntelliCAD 10 Easy Run, CAD-Manufacturing Solutions (CMS) is now delivering their standalone and network versions of CMS IntelliCAD PE and PE Plus based on the IntelliCAD 10 engine. New versions include dynamic rendering, a new materials library, dynamic input, and much more.

A big reason why CMS can deliver their product suite so quickly after an IntelliCAD release is that they take advantage of an ITC service that integrates and builds their code for them.

How does it work? Three steps:

  1. CMS creates customizations in a private repository located on ITC servers.
  2. The ITC team automates and merges the latest IntelliCAD releases with CMS code. 
  3. Builds are posted to a private Builds Depot on ITC servers.

Benefiting from ITC infrastructure and automation, CMS delivers their entire product line faster with each IntelliCAD release.

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Topics: IntelliCAD CMS ITC