TurboCAD Expert 2017

TurboCAD Expert 2017

TurboCAD Expert 2017

Advanced 2D/3D CAD Software

TurboCAD Expert is for experienced 2D/3D CAD users. Get hundreds of drawing tools, an optional AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface with command line and dynamic input cursor, 3D modeling tools, photorealistic rendering, and extensive file support. Design, modify, present, and document in an integrated fashion.

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Overview

Affordable 2D/3D CAD for Experienced Users

TurboCAD Expert is for experienced 2D/3D CAD users already familiar with AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT looking for a powerful alternative. It includes all of the 2D drafting, 3D surface modeling, photorealistic rendering, and extensive file support of TurboCAD Deluxe. TurboCAD Expert also includes an AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface option with command line and dynamic input cursor that simplifies the transition from AutoCAD. Plus, additional professional features are included in TurboCAD Expert to enhance productivity and interoperability.

Key Features & Benefits

  • Complete 2D/3D Design Tools for drafting, modeling, modifying, dimensioning and annotation.
  • Easy to Learn and Use with set up wizards, context-sensitive help, snaps, alignment aids, and handle-based editing.
  • AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface option with command line and dynamic input cursor that simplifies the transition from AutoCAD.
  • More professional 2D drafting & editing tools like 2D Geometric and Dimension Constraints
  • Surface Modeling Tools like 2D/3D Booleans, extrude, revolve, sweeps, & more.
  • Architectural Design Tools including parametric architectural objects, sections and elevations, house builder wizard, schedule tool, and more.
  • Photorealistic Rendering, materials, and lighting to create powerful presentations.
  • Internal Database and Custom Data, External Database Connectivity, and Point Cloud Support
  • Expanded File Sharing Options including AutoCAD® .DWG & .DXF, SketchUp .SKP, .STL for 3D Printing, & more!

TurboCAD 2D/3D Basic Training, a $50 value, included free!

TurboCAD 2D/3D Basic Training helps users quickly learn the basics of 2D drafting and 3D design using TurboCAD. It offers a range of exercises covering both technical and architectural designs so you can more quickly accomplish your precision design goals. A $50 Value.

New Features

USABILITY AND INTERFACE

New Image Management Palette 

New Image Management Palette

Simple drag-and-drop insertion, control of image parameters, and embedding.
 

New Table Editing / Attachable Data

Build tables by making (non-OLE) connections to .CSV and Excel files. Simply edit table layout, format, and content, now similar to Microsoft Word.
 
 
New Timestamp 

New Timestamp

For security and collaboration, file metadata now includes Date of Creation, Date of Last Modification, Total File Editing Time, and Total Time of Last Session.
 

New Options for Blocks

Display the name of a block whenever ‘show multiple entities options’ is turned on. Show selected block in the Blocks Palette any time an inserted block is selected.
 New Options for Blocks
 

2D DRAFTING AND EDITNG

 

Improved Intelligent Scaling

Create hatches, text, and dimensions that automatically scale to the current zoom level of the view.


 

New Center Line and Center Mark

Create associative center lines and center marks.


 New Center Mark
 
New Relative Angle Field 

New Relative Angle Field

Draw consecutive segments by specifying the angle relative to the preceding segment.


 

Improved Multi-Text Editor

New text editor interface with new formatting features and new options including numbered lists, bulleted lists, and multi-column support.
 Improved Multi-Text Editor
 
 

New Scale by Two Points

Scale a set of objects to a specific size by using two reference points.
 


ARCHITECTURAL

New Copying of Architectural Objects

Use the copy and array tools to insert a set of windows or doors into a wall for greater productivity.
 
 
 

New Fit to Scale for Door and Window Custom Blocks

Automatic fit to wall width scaling of custom door and window blocks inserted into walls.
 

Improved House Builder Wizard

Create rooms on multiple workplanes for quick design of multi-story houses.


 
 
New Roof Slab Openings 

New Roof Slab Openings

Insert openings into roof slab for fast placement of vents and skylights.
 

PHOTOREALISTIC RENDERING AND VISUALIZATION

Volumetric Effect 

New Redsdk 4.2 Engine Migration

Improved photorealistic rendering with new shaders, more realistic materials, new expanded parameters to control anti-ailiasing, caustics for sun lighting, physical sky lighting, and volumetric effects.
 

FILE SUPPORT / INTEROPERABILITY

Improved AutoCAD® (DXF, DWG, and DWF) File Compatibility

Implementation of the latest Teigha engine.
 

Improved 3D PDF (.U3D only) Export

Support for export of multi-material objects.
 

Improved SketchUp (SKP) File Support*

Import geometry, views, materials, and components from SketchUp files created in SketchUp Pro or SketchUp Mark versions 3.0 to 2017.
* Please note – Trimble no longer offers the 32-bit version of their software development kit, therefore TurboCAD 2017 32-bit has no SKP filter.
 

New Google Earth (KML and KMZ) File Support

Import KML and KMZ files into TurboCAD to view your designs in Google Earth independent of the web.
 

Improved Point Cloud (PCD, PCG, XYZ, ASC) File Support

Improved triangulation tool allows users to adjust the default parameter settings, offers an improved algorithm for facet normal determination, and a new smoothing option. Colored point clouds are also now supported.
 

New Mobile App Support

Import and View TurboApp (TAP) files from one of our apps for mobile devices--TurboViewer, TurboReview, TurboSite, or DroneScout.
 

Key Features

Powerful UI & Performance

If you’re new to TurboCAD, features like the fully customizable interface, including an optional AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface, can help you get started.  Save more time with handle based editing and a GPU accelerated drawing engine.  Plus, TurboCAD is 64-bit compatible to manage even the largest CAD files. Read More about UI & Performance
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Design Director

Organize, access, and explore design alternatives.  The Design Director Palette provides advanced controls for Layers, Layer Filters, creating Layer Sets, setting and saving Work Planes, controlling Named Views, and more to streamline work and enhance productivity.   Read More about the Design Director
 

2D Design and Editing

TurboCAD is rich in professional 2D/3D design tools and drawing aids that speed design.  Create views and viewports of any size and shape. Access extensive paper space and printing options.  Multi-select drawing tool, dimension tools, and more.   Read More about 2D Design in TurboCAD
 
 
TurboCAD Modeling 

3D Surface Modeling

TurboCAD includes a complete set of 3D surface modeling and editing tools making it ideal for both single part and small assembly mechanical designs. Read More about 3D Surface Modeling in TurboCAD
 

Architectural Design

TurboCAD includes an integrated suite of architectural tools that accelerate productivity in design and drafting, or in the documentation of existing compatible architectural models. The architectural objects are AutoCAD® Architecture (ACA) compatible so that .DWG models with ACA extensions may be read, modified, and documented as needed.  Read More about TurboCAD Architectural Tools

 TurboCAD Architectural Design
 
TurboCAD Photorealistic Rendering 

Photorealistic Rendering & Visualization

TurboCAD Expert includes the Redway3d Redsdk 4.2 drawing and rendering engine to speed design work and create stunning presentations.    Render management of materials, luminances, environments, advanced render styles and more help users create truly photorealistic presentations of their design.  Read more about TurboCAD Visualization Features

 

Interoperability / File Support

TurboCAD makes it easy to maintain your intellectual property investment and share your work. TurboCAD Pro supports export of 3D models to 3D .PDF which can be viewed interactively with Acrobat Reader. Plus, users can open, insert, or embed up to 35 file formats and export up to 28, including .DWG, .DXF (from R14 through 2017 including AutoCAD® Architecture extensions), .SKP (SketchUp™, to version 2015), .3DM (Rhinoceros®), .3DS (Autodesk® 3ds Max®), IGES, STEP, .OBJ, COLLADA (.DAE – export); and many more. Read More about TurboCAD File Support
 Take TurboCAD file mobile with TurboApps
 

External References (Xrefs)

All of the file formats that may be opened and imported, except bitmap images, may be used as an external reference (Xref). TurboCAD offers Xref clipping for dozens of file formats and binding of Xrefs, which can then be exploded and edited. Xref layers are also easy to manage, including with layer filters. Read More about external references
 



System Requirements

TurboCAD Expert is delivered in a 64-bit version to take full advantage of your hardware’s available computer memory to load, process, and render CAD files. A 32-bit version is also available if required by your hardware.

CPU Type

1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor

64-bit System Requirements:

Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8* 64-bit, Windows 7 (64-bit), Vista (64-bit) - 8 GB RAM.

32-bit System Requirements:

Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8*, Windows 7, Windows Vista** - 4GB RAM.

*TurboCAD is designed for desktops or laptops that meet the indicated system requirements. Windows RT technology for use on tablets is not supported.

** 32-bit version of TurboCAD Deluxe will run on the Vista platform; however, this platforms is no longer being officially supported.

Recommended:

Your experience with TurboCAD Expert will be greatly enhanced with a newer generation, higher speed CPU, and 8+ GB RAM

The optional GPU-accelerated Redsdk render modes require a supported graphic processing unit (either a chip on the board, or on a video card). The latest video drivers are typically required. Newer boards with more power and VRAM generally provide greater performance. 

RedSDK list of supported Video Cards and Drivers:
http://www.redway3d.com/pages/GPUList.php

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TurboCAD Expert 2017

TurboCAD Expert 2017

Advanced 2D/3D CAD Software

TurboCAD Expert is for experienced 2D/3D CAD users. Get hundreds of drawing tools, an optional AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface with command line and dynamic input cursor, 3D modeling tools, photorealistic rendering, and extensive file support. Design, modify, present, and document in an integrated fashion.

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