Articles and Press Releases

FRAMECAD at Upcoming Tradeshow in Saudi Arabia

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Headed to the Saudi Big 5 tradeshow in March? Stop by and see FRAMECAD at stand No. F38 in Hall 2: March 10 to 13, 2019. See the announcement >>

ITC member FRAMECAD uses IntelliCAD in its end-to-end design and build system of cold formed steel used for rapid construction of buildings. To see how FRAMECAD and the ITC work together, see the success story.

 

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC CAD FRAMECAD

Updates Available for CMS IntelliCAD 9.0

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A new update of CMS IntelliCAD 9.0 Premium Edition (PE and PE Plus) is available from CAD Manufacturing Systems. In addition to fixes, there are several new features: digital signatures for .dwg files, blocks on tool palettes, gunsight crosshairs and other cursor features, and the ability to chamfer and fillet edges of 3D solids.

CMS IntelliCAD is designed for CAD users such as architects, engineers, designers or anyone who wants a fast, efficient, and powerful CAD program on their desktop or in the cloud. CMS IntelliCAD is based on the IntelliCAD engine.

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Topics: IntelliCAD CMS ITC CAD

ODA Releases New Versions of its SDKs

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Open Design Alliance (ODA) recently released version 2019.2 of its entire product line including Drawings SDK, BIM SDK, Architecture SDK, and Civil SDK which are all used by IntelliCAD. It takes some time to integrate new ODA versions into IntelliCAD, but the ITC starts the process immediately in parallel with current development. 

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The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium is a founding member of the Open Design Alliance.

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC ODA

New Maintenance Release Available for ActCAD 2019

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A maintenance release for ActCAD 2019 is now available that includes enhancements to LH sections, block attributes creation, fixes, and more. 

ActCAD users can upgrade to the latest 84806 version using the CHECKFORUPDATES command. New ActCAD users can download the latest ActCAD version directly from the ActCAD website in the downloads area. Available in 64- and 32-bit, ActCAD is based on the IntelliCAD engine.

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC ActCAD CAD ARTISAN

Carlson Software Releases iCAD 2019

Carlson-iCADBox3DCarlson Software released iCAD 2019 just before the holiday blitz at the end of 2018. iCAD 2019 is based on the IntelliCAD engine version 9.0. 

IntelliCAD comes built-in to Carlson Software products, but iCAD 2019 is also available separately at a low cost perpetual license for 2D and 3D CAD modelingNew features include tool palettes, new 3D solid commands, additional DGN support, and new express tools. iCAD 2019 also features Google Earth import and export KML/KMZ, standard CAD entities, the drawing inspector tool and more.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG DGN Carlson Software CAD

Watch: IntelliCAD User Interface Video

IntelliCAD user interface videoITC recently released a video that highlights the IntelliCAD user interface. Watch to see what's new in the IntelliCAD user interface, including tool palettes, and how developers and users can customize it:

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The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium Announces IntelliCAD Mobile Platform 1.2.1

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The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC) today announced the release of IntelliCAD Mobile Platform 1.2.1 for ITC Mobile SIG members.

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

IntelliCAD Mobile Platform 1.2.1 uses ODA Teigha v4.3.2 and Qt 5.9 (LTS) frameworks.

Notable improvements in the 1.2.1 release include:

  • Updated development environment uses VS2017
  • Reworked File Open dialog for the mobile platform
  • Support for both Commercial and LGPL licenses for the Qt Framework

The mobile platform continues to be an important area of development, and the ITC Mobile SIG has started development of IntelliCAD Mobile Platform 2.0. 

For more details about the ITC Mobile SIG, see the IntelliCAD website

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Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Mobile Platform CAD

FRAMECAD used to Construct Hyatt Place

 

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Watch how FRAMECAD was used by Douglass Colony to construct this recent Hyatt Place: 

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FRAMECAD uses IntelliCAD in its end-to-end design and build systems for rapid construction of buildings. To learn how FRAMECAD benefits from the IntelliCAD engine:

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC CAD FRAMECAD Construction

See in Action: PROGECAD 2019

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What does IntelliCAD look like to end users? Check out just one example in this newly released PROGECAD Professional 2019 video: 

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PROGECAD is a 2D/3D DWG/DXF-native CAD application based on the IntelliCAD engine.  What can you do with IntelliCAD?

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC ProgeSOFT

IntelliCAD Technology Consortium Announces Release of IntelliCAD® 9.0a

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Portland, OR, USA, November 14, 2018 — The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC) announced the release of IntelliCAD 9.0a. IntelliCAD 9.0a is a maintenance release for version 9.0 that was previously issued on June 29, 2018.

IntelliCAD maintenance releases concentrate on fixes, but IntelliCAD 9.0a also includes several new features: add blocks to tool palettes for quick re-use, set the cursor to a gun sight crosshairs, toggle cursor colors and types on the fly, and chamfer and fillet edges of 3D solids.

Other improvements and fixes are found in performance, working with files, drawing and editing, printing, and customization.

“We heard from ITC members and users that IntelliCAD version 9.0, released summer 2018, was the most stable release of IntelliCAD, ever,” commented David Lorenzo, ITC President. “We continue to better the engine with maintenance releases like 9.0a, and in parallel we develop more new directions and features.”

IntelliCAD 9.0a is supported on Microsoft® Windows® 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista®, including 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

Interested IntelliCAD users can contact ITC members to receive details about availability of IntelliCAD software.

Companies interested in more details about IntelliCAD and membership in the ITC should contact the ITC directly. For more information about IntelliCAD and the ITC, including case studies, please visit http://www.intellicad.org/.

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.

For additional ITC news and information, visit the company web site (http://www.intellicad.org/) or call 1-503-293-7655.

IntelliCAD is registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium.

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