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TurboCAD Deluxe 2017 Upgrade

TurboCAD Deluxe 2017 Upgrade

TurboCAD Deluxe 2017 Upgrade


Platform: PC
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Overview

Upgrade to TurboCAD Deluxe 2017

 
TurboCAD Deluxe continues to be the best solution on the market for new 2D/3D CAD users, as well as more experienced 2D/3D CAD users that maybe don’t need all the features in our professional TurboCAD solutions.  This latest release delivers over 20 new and improved features, plus dozens more stability enhancements. Upgrade to the latest 2D/3D CAD tools for drafting, detailing, modelling and rendering plus get the latest updates to file filters for sharing your work.

Key Updates in TurboCAD Deluxe 2017

  • Easier to Use with the new image management palette, new table editing, new timestamp and new options for blocks.
  • 2D Drafting and Editing is easier thanks to new tools for creating and scaling objects.  
  • Architectural Design of multi-story houses is faster with the improved house builder wizard and new copying of architectural objects.
  • Rendering is even more photo-realistic using the new Redsdk 4.2 engine with new shaders, more realistic materials, and expanded controls.
  • File Sharing of the latest AutoCAD (DXF/DWG/DWG) and SketchUp (SKP) file formats are supported, plus Google Earth (KML/KMZ) is now available.
  • Stability enhancements that offer improved performance of all key features.
 
New feature PDF 

 

Features

New Features for 2017

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.

Excel files 

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.y edit table layout, format, and content, now similar to Microsoft Word.

 Time stamp

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.

2D DRAFTING AND EDITING

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

scaling 

New Center Line and Center Mark - Create associative center lines and center marks

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.

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.

Improved House Builder Wizard - Create rooms on multiple workplanes for quick design of multi-story houses.

PHOTOREALISTIC RENDERING AND VISUALISATION

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, geo-located sun positioning, and volumetric effects.

FILE SUPPORT / INTEROPERABILITY

  • Improved AutoCAD® (DXF, DWG, and DWF) File Compatibility
  • Implementation of the latest Teigha engine.
  • 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
  • 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. 

 

*NOTE:  Trimble no longer offers the 32-bit version of their software development kit, therefore TurboCAD 2017 32-bit has no SKP filter.

Requirements

TurboCAD Deluxe 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 Deluxe 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