Portland, OR, USA, July 22, 2015 — The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC) today announced the release of IntelliCAD 8.1.
IntelliCAD 8.1 is a major release that now includes support for Microsoft Windows 10. IntelliCAD 8.1 also includes multi-core processing when opening and regenerating files, which provides a 1.5 to 3 times performance improvement on multi-core computers. Also included is support for opening and saving .dwg files version 2015, developing end-user applications with a new Microsoft .NET API, opening and exporting .dgn files, annotation scaling, publishing drawings, printing to .dwf (or .dwfx), .png, and .jpg files, drawing helices and revision clouds, lofting and sweeping entities, creating polysolids, and various other new commands such as SETBYLAYER, XPLODE, TXT2MTXT, and AUTOCOMPLETE.
Many user interface enhancements are also included: new ribbon user interface that can be used with or without menus, support for customizable workspaces, and ability to quickly switch color schemes.
Vitor Neves, ITC Chairman and President of CAD Manufacturing Solutions, Inc. (CMS), an ITC member company, stated, "ITC members will appreciate the new IntelliCAD 8.1 multi-core processor support performance boost, additional .NET 4.5 Framework, stunning new user interface enhancements and, as always, advanced CAD compatibility."
Mr. Neves added, "This release consolidates IntelliCAD Technology Consortium’s unique market position as the sole non-profit organization committed to the development of the most advanced CAD engine technology developed by an open group of CAD solutions providers. IntelliCAD 8.1 also sets a milestone on how the ITC community proactively addresses new challenges."
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.