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Just Released: ZWCAD 2024

zwcad 2024

ZWCAD 2024 is now available and includes new features such as flexiblocks, quick properties, point cloud and .dgn file attachments, area tables, and key improvements in several other areas. 

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. 


HxGN LIVE Global 2023 will be in June in Las Vegas, NV, US


HxGN LIVE will be held June 12-15, 2023 in Las Vegas, NV, US. As part of the conference, the Pure Surveying Summit will focus on advancing businesses by getting the most from their surveying technology. And MicroSurvey General Manager Jason Poitras will be there to share product news.

Learn more about the event >>

MicroSurvey is part of Hexagon and delivers several products based on IntelliCAD. To see how MicroSurvey benefits from ITC membership, see the success story

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG ITC Microsurvey CAD

Carlson iCAD 2023 Released


Carlson iCAD 2023 is available now! Carlson iCAD 2023 is 2D and 3D CAD modeling software that can open and save .dwg, .dgn, and .dxf files, print, convert Civil 3D objects, and perform all the drawing and editing operations you would expect in a CAD program. Based on IntelliCAD and including all the features in IntelliCAD 11, Carlson iCAD 2023 can be purchased as a low-cost perpetual license.

Learn about iCAD 2023 >>

Carlson Software has been a member of the ITC since 2007. 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 DGN Carlson Software CAD

Next week: FRAMECAD in New Orleans, LA, US


Headed to New Orleans next week for the CFSEI Expo and the latest happenings in the cold-formed steel framing industry? While you're there, check out FRAMECAD to see how it uses IntelliCAD in its 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

Get the Latest ActCAD 2023 Maintenance Release

actcad-2023-primeVersion 1393 is now available for ActCAD 2023 Prime, Professional, Standard, and Map Drafter. The maintenance release includes several enhanced commands, improvements, and updated ODA libraries. To get the latest ActCAD 2023 maintenance release, ActCAD users can update using the ActCAD command CHECKFORUPDATES.

The latest ActCAD version is also available directly from the ActCAD website in the downloads area.

Available in 64- and 32-bit, ActCAD is a native .dwg and .dxf CAD software program used for 2D drafting and 3D modeling. ActCAD is based on the IntelliCAD engine. To learn more about how ActCAD and the ITC work together, see the case study. To learn more about IntelliCAD's .dwg technology, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG ITC ActCAD CAD Mapping

ENDUROCADD and ENDUROCADD NX: Updated Versions Available


ENDUROCADD® 12.01.00 and ENDUROCADD NX version are now available, including the ability to use levels and walls. The newest versions are available to end users and were highlighted at the ENDUROFRAME® user conference last month. 

ENDUROCADD software is developed by BlueScope® Steel and is part of the ENDUROFRAME system for manufacturing light gauge steel frames; it includes a complete package of design software, production management software, rollformer, accessories, and support. ENDUROCADD software is based on the IntelliCAD engine. To learn more about using IntelliCAD as a native .dwg platform, go here. To learn about how BlueScope Steel and the ITC work together, see the success story.


Just Released: progeCAD 2024

progecad_2024The focus of progeCAD 2024 is on speed, new design commands, and industry-specific features. It includes new commands such as Who Has, Regen Visible, Smart Join, Break at Point, Center Mark, Center Line, Map Import, many new 3D visualization commands, extended table support, and many more. progeCAD 2024 also continues to be available with a perpetual license.

progeCAD 2024 is 2D/3D DWG/DXF-native CAD software based on the IntelliCAD 11.1 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 ITC CAD ProgeSOFT

CADdirect 2023 Available from BackToCAD


Back2CAD CADdirect
Now available from BackToCAD: CADdirect 2023 and CADdirect 2023 PRO. CADdirect is a native .dwg file creator and editor that includes a familiar user interface with menus, tool palettes, fonts, and styles, and also full PDF publishing capabilities
CADdirect PRO additionally includes 3D architectural entity and the ability to work with BIM files such as .ifc, .rvt, and .rfa. 

Both versions include AI tutorial support.

Learn more about CADdirect >>

CADdirect 2023 is based on the IntelliCAD engine. To learn more about IntelliCAD and its .dwg technology, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG ITC CAD BackToCAD

IntelliCAD Mobile 1.6 Available for ITC Mobile SIG Members

IntelliCAD Mobile 1.6

With IntelliCAD Mobile Platform 1.6, you can now view Spatial Corp. ACIS® (.sat) files and also mechanical objects. User interface improvements include the ability to drag and drop files from your desktop to the drawing window, sort and filter files when opening them, use full-screen mode, and more improvements and fixes.

The IntelliCAD Mobile Platform provides ITC Mobile SIG members with a development platform and CAD file viewer (.dwg, .dxf, .dgn, .dwf, .dae, .sat, and various image files; architecture, civil, and mechanical objects; and underlays) that runs on thousands of different Microsoft® Windows® desktop, Google Android™, Apple® macOS®, and Apple iOS mobile devices.

For more details about the IntelliCAD Mobile Platform, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG ITC Mobile Platform CAD

BlueScope Steel and IntelliCAD: New Success Story Published

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BlueScope Steel Ltd, makers of ENDUROFRAME Build System, joined the IntelliCAD Technology Consortium in 2021. Their complete system for manufacturing light gauge steel frames includes ENDUROCADD software, which is based on IntelliCAD to provide full 3D visualization of the light gauge steel model and produces detailed site drawings to show how to install the ENDUROFRAME system. 

What did they say about joining the ITC?

Joining the ITC allowed us to develop and deliver our design and build application with powerful yet familiar CAD functionality that users want." - Paul Jones, Controller, BlueScope Steel Ltd.

See the newly published success story >>
Topics: IntelliCAD DWG BIM CAD Construction ENDUROCADD