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TurboCAD Deluxe 2019

TurboCAD Deluxe 2019

TurboCAD Deluxe 2019


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Overview

Powerful 2D/3D CAD Software for Everyone

TurboCAD Deluxe 2019 continues to be the best solution on the market for new 2D/3D CAD users. It’s easy to learn and use and offers an incredible collection of 2D drafting, 3D surface modeling, photorealistic rendering and supported file filters. Over 20 new and improved features have been added in 2019.


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.
  • Improved Conceptual Selector Tool and New Timestamp for greater usability.
  • Design Director for object property management.
  • Easy 2D Drafting and Editing including New Centerline and Center Mark Tools.
  • Surface Modeling Tools like 2D/3D Booleans, extrude, revolve, sweeps, & more.
  • Architectural Design Tools including an Improved House Builder Wizard.
  • Photorealistic Rendering, materials, and lighting to create powerful presentations.
  • 3D printing features with read/write of .STL files, surface simplification controls, and a 3D Print button for 3D Systems printers.
  • Excellent File Sharing with AutoCAD®2019 .DWG & .DXF, SketchUp .SKP, .TAP, FBX and 3MF files for mobile & more!

BONUS! Introduction to TurboCAD®2019

This introductory training program is designed for users of TurboCAD Deluxe 2019 and is ideal for anyone who wishes to learn the key concepts of 2D drawing and 3D design from the ground up. No experience necessary! This training program is supplied in a convenient, browser-based format which allows the user to follow each session sequentially or to use as a quick reference.
 
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Usability Features

New Interface Options
TurboCAD 2019 boasts a new variety of excellent user interfaces including a new RIBBON INTERFACE similar to that found in Microsoft Word and the latest versions of AutoCAD. It also features an updated CADCourse INTERFACE with accelerated keyboard shortcuts for all the commands. Further for traditional users the older CLASSIC INTERFACES type are included so that no matter which interface you prefer you will feel comfortable with the new program. Various types of THEMES are supplied giving you the choice of how you want to interface to appear. At the start of the program a pop-up dialog will appear allowing you to easily choose your preference.

Keyboard Shortcuts 
This brilliant new feature is set to revolutionise the way people use TurboCAD! Similar to the functionality found in other products such as Generic CAD or AutoCAD, the user now has the ability to set up keyboard shortcuts that consist of either two or more keystrokes to quickly invoke any TurboCAD command. These keystrokes are sequential and do not need to be a keyboard combination.

Isolate and Hide Objects
 
This terrific new feature allows you to take a complex drawing and to quickly reduce its complexity by allowing you to select certain entities and to isolate them independent of layers or groups. In this way you can focus on the entities that you’re wishing to edit while avoiding overlapping or otherwise complicated entities. In addition to isolating certain objects you also have the choice of hiding additional objects so that you can focus only on the entities that are important during the editing procedure. When complete you can simply hit the Unhide option and the drawing will return to its previous state.

Complete Set of 2D/3D Drafting, Design, and Modeling Tools 
TurboCAD® employs a large selection of line, arc, curve, spline tools, and other expected tools, so that no matter the situation you’ve got access to the right tool for the job. When used with TurboCAD® snaps, modification tools, and drawing aids you will be able to quickly draft and document your designs.

  • Drawing Tools
  • Editing/Modification Tools
  • Dimension Tools


Context-Sensitive Help
Right-click to instantly access recently used tools, recently entered values, and a quick way to change or reset reference points. If a TurboCAD® tool is active, the context menu provides a contextual toolbar as well, with additional similar tools and functions.

Flexible User Interface
Turn on and off only the tools you want to see as you work in a familiar, windows-like, customisable interface. Display TurboCAD’s comprehensive set of 2D/3D design tools with full explanations in the beginner mode. Switch to intermediate or expert mode to gain screen space as you become more familiar with the program.

Page Set Up Wizard
Breeze through questions designed to help you define your drawing’s size and orientation, units of measurement, printing scale and viewpoints.

Advanced Handle-Based Editing
Save time and draw more accurately, more quickly. TurboCAD® provides handles for scaling, but also for rotating, moving and aligning objects. Plus, the totally flexible design of the Conceptual Selector allows users to customise any visual and editing parameters available in the application (eg. Move, scale, or rotate). 

Snaps & Geometric Alignment Aids
Draw lines quickly and let snap tools automatically align them with the closest center point, end point, or dozens of points you choose. Geometric alignment aids improve snap indicators.

Window or Crossing Selection
Users can select objects with a mouse by using the Window or Crossing methods similar to AutoCAD®2019. Drag the mouse from left to right to invoke Window mode and select only objects that are entirely within the blue window. Drag the mouse from right to left to invoke Crossing mode and select only objects that touch the green Crossing window.

2D & 3D Text Editing
Create and edit text without leaving your drawing. Plus, choose from thousands of colours for text and background.

Floating and Shaped Viewports
Create viewports of Model space in multiple Paper spaces. Edit your viewports by changing their shape or the layers that they display, with the ability to turn on/off layers per viewport. You can even render within a viewport.

Optimised for 3D Printing
TurboCAD Deluxe 2019 both reads and writes STL files, and writes 3MF files, the standards in the 3D Printing world.

Multiple Drawings/Multiple Paper Space
Build multiple drawings, each with multiple paper spaces, with independent settings (grid units, etc.); then use tabs to quickly switch between paper spaces.

Convert to Arcs Polyline
Convert a Bezier or Spline curve into a polyline composed entirely of circular arcs, or entirely of circular arcs and linear segments.

Stellated Polygon
Create star-shaped polygon objects in two clicks! Adjust properties for a variety of starred shapes.

Table Objects
Create a table on the fly, or import a table from DWG/DXF files.

Fill Schedule Wizard
Create and fill the schedule table with drawing information.

 

Architectural Features


Relative Angle Fields for Wall and polyline update
While drawing walls or polylines, you can now choose to enter an Angle (which is absolute in relation to the world coordinates) or a Relative Angle which is the angle from the immediately previous segment (arc or line). 

"Add Roof by Walls" Tool Improvement
Previously, you could create only one roof object. But now there is the possibility to create more than one roof.

House Wizard
This big, time-saving tool creates a preliminary room-by-room design of a home, complete with closets, doors, garage and even decks!

Intelligent Walls
Self-healing walls automatically join and intersect as you design in 2D or 3D. View wall dimensions with a single-click.

Automatic Wall Openings
“Slide” doors, windows, arches or any shape to create “openings” in walls with linked 2D and 3D views. Even set vertical alignment properties. Dimensions display as doors and windows are inserted, showing the distance to and from the wall ends for easier, more precise placement. Plus, corresponding offset fields display in the Inspector Bar.

Parametric Doors & Windows
Window and Door dimensions can be scaled to meet your design needs. Further customise with materials and colours.

Hatch Patterns and Fills
Choose from over 70 hatch patterns (including colours) to visually identify various components of your drawing. Bitmaps, like your company logo, or gradient fills may also be used with transparency.

Fractional Dimensions
Display fractions in stacked, diagonal, or in-line layout to accommodate your personal preferences.

Point Marker Tool 
Automatically number objects such as rooms, doors or windows. Great for creating legends, call outs, or simply mapping points and adding notes to your drawings.

 

Mechanical / 3D Modeling Features

Quick Pull for surfaces
Use the Quick Pull tool to pull or push a closed 2D area of a 3D object (TC Surface) by extruding. 

Improved Coordinate Measure tool to include 3D
In earlier versions of TurboCAD, the Measure Coordinates of the Point tool could only measure the X and Y values as it functioned like a 2-D tool fixed on the active workplace. Now, the measure coordinates tool behaves more like a 3D tool in that will show the 3D coordinate of the World coordinate system independent of the active user coordinate system.

NEW! 2D Create option
New option for "Create 2D" has been added for 3D polyline, 3D Spline tools. When you switch on this option, and polyline(spline) is flat then a 2D object is created instead of 3D.

2D & 3D Boolean operations
Use two existing objects and combined, subtracted, intersected, or sliced to create a new object. Select multiple entities for addition or subtraction.

Revolve
Move a 2D object around a revolution axis to create a 3D object.

Extrude
Pull complex 3D models from simple 2D shapes.

Sweeps
Extrude shapes along a path, perfect for drafting irregular objects.

Chain Polyline
Chain Polyline allows for faster design by allowing you to connect intersecting objects or portions of objects into a single polyline which can be then extruded, revolved or swept.

3D Slice
TurboCAD®2019 makes it easy to slice, or divide, one or more 3D objects into new objects, by specifying the slicing plane. The 3D slice tool offers the ability to slice by line, by plane, by workplane, by surface, and by facet.

Colour Transparency
Screen back the colour of an object in the foreground to display or emphasise hidden details in the background.

Slot Tools
Three new slot tools for inventors, woodworking and furniture design include slot, circular slot, and circular slot by center and radius.

 

Rendering

Photorealistic Rendering Engine
TurboCAD Deluxe 2019 uses the LightWorks rendering engine to create stunning presentations.  LightWorks integrates directly with TurboCAD’s Material Editor and includes Luminance and other lighting controls

Lights and Materials
A material editor, along with a complete library of materials, is included with TurboCAD Deluxe 2019 to define physically accurate materials, including reflective surfaces with ray tracing and radiosity. There is also support for lighting and luminance. LightWorks will substitute the materials and lighting of images previously rendered with RedSDK®

Design Director
Organise, access, and explore design alternatives easily in the Design Director Palette. Create layer templates, light templates, camera templates and powerful layers for use on different designs. Layer filters, that are .dwg compatible, help you manage large, complex drawings with ease. TurboCAD Deluxe 2019 layers are AutoCAD®2018 compatible, including a layers dialog based upon ‘Design Center’.  

Floating and Shaped Viewports
Create viewports of Model space in multiple Paper spaces. Edit your viewports by changing their shape or the layers that they display, with the ability to turn on/off layers per viewport. You can even render within a viewport.

Multiple Drawings/Multiple Paper Space
Build multiple drawings, each with multiple paper spaces, with independent settings (grid units, etc.); then use tabs to quickly switch between paper spaces.

Colours, Brushes, Bitmap and Gradient Fills, and Transparency
TurboCAD® allows for hatch patterns and gradients to be layered with transparency. Custom bitmaps, such as your company logo, may be used as well. This empowers you to much more clearly and precisely communicate construction or assembly details.

Status Bar Memory Display Update
Once the Rendering mode for a selected object is initiated; the TurboCAD status bar now displays the respective memory usage along with the processing time.

 

Interoperability

Industry Standard Files Supported
TurboCAD Deluxe 2019 nearly 30 industry-standard formats making it easy to share your work or as a companion product.

Improved AutoCAD DWG/DXF Read/Write filters
TurboCAD® has always offered excellent compatibility with native AutoCAD®2019 and AutoCAD®2019 LT files. Filter enhancements offers improved file sharing with AutoCAD® 2019.

Xref Manager 
Manage external references (Xrefs) like a parts catalog in your TurboCAD® drawing. Xrefs can also be exported with DWG or DXF drawings for greater AutoCAD®2019 file compatibility.

SketchUp SKP Read/Write Filters 
TurboCAD® 2019 offers both Read and Write file filters based on the latest SketchUp APIs. Import detailed information from your SketchUp model into TurboCAD. Supplemental rendering, lighting and materials information is also imported. You can also convert your TurboCAD® models into native SketchUp® (.SKP) files for seamless import into Google SketchUp.

3D Printer Support 
Export 3D models to manufacturing standard STL or 3MF file formats for rapid prototyping with 3D printers.

PDF Publishing
Save your drawing as PDF documents for easy sharing. Plus, export paper spaces, customise your fonts and define your paper widths and height.

 

Features

WHAT'S NEW

USABILITY

Customisable Ribbon Interface:
Users now have the ability to fully customise the Ribbon Interface. You can now Add and Rename Tools, Groups and Tabs. In addition, Tabs may be hidden or renamed, and manually created XML Config files can be directly imported into TurboCAD. UI Themes are also full supported in the Ribbon.

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4K Monitor Support:
With new, scaleable vector icons, TurboCAD is now fully optimised for 4K monitors. Through dynamic sliders, toolbar icons, the User Interface and other icons in other part of the UI can be resized to optimise readability on higher resolution displays.

 

Named View Enhancements:
New functionality has been added where users now have the option of associating Layer Sets with Named Views, giving users a much better way to manage Layers Sets.

 

2D DRAFTING AND EDITING

 

Select by Similar
This powerful tool allows users to select any 2D or 3D object type or a Block and then find all occurrences of that in the drawing. Very detailed selections can be made that include parameters such as pen colour and style, brush colour and style, layer, even the selected object's coordinate system. A great tool to use in conjunction with making further global changes to that selected object.

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Construct Similar Tool

This tool which takes properties from a referenced object and applies these to the construction of the next object. This tool provides a fast and efficient method to assign object properties such as line fonts, dimension styles, and wall properties with a single click.

 

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PDF/Insert/Underlay
The PDF Underlay tool allows you to insert a page of a PDF file into your drawing to use as reference or tracing layer. To use properly as a tracing layer, the file must be a vector PDF, rather than a bit-mapped PDF. As a vector file, you will be able to snap to the endpoints and midpoints of lines in the PDF underlay. Underlays consist of two parts: the underlay style and the underlay insertion. An additional tool, "PDF Underlay to Objects" gives the ability to convert an Underlay into an editable object.

 

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Remove Overlapping Entities
The ‘Overkill' tool removes overlapping lines, arcs, text and dimensions, thereby allowing you to simplify drawings by removing duplicate, redundant Entities. Event viewer shows the count of objects that were changed.



Pick Point Hatch
Pick-Point-Hatch now works with gaps in 2D objects. For example, trying to fill an area bounded by a Polyline, when there are gaps in the Polyline. Improvements to pick-point also apply to ADT objects (Walls, Doors and Windows), allowing to similarly fill in gaps between these objects.


3D DESIGN AND MODELING


Surface Extrude
Users can now select flat 3D polylines or 3D curves for Surface Extrude tools such as Revolve. Also, 3D Curve and Curve (2D) are now separate tools.

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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN


Architectural Desktop (ADT) Objects
ADT objects can now be completely and accurately used with Copy and Linear Array copy tools. For example, the Array Fit Linear now takes into account all of the properties of the ADT object being copied, including Work Plane, Layer, Materials, etc. Previously, this tool could create only one roof object. Now, multiple objects may be created. In addition, the overall processing of all ADT objects in a drawing , including the House Wizard, has been significantly sped up.

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BIM Tool
Data collection of IFC files has been improved, the BIM Palette now shows the BIM file structure, and the BIM tool and BIM Palette's UI's have now been more tightly integrated, making these architectural modeling parts of TurboCAD easier to use.

Photorealistic Rendering and Visualisation

NEW! LightWorks® rendering engine and Sun and Sky Shader
The LightWorks rendering engine has been upgraded to v9.3. New properties "sun dir by geo-location" and "dir by geo-location" added to "Sky" and "Sun" shaders correspondingly.

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RedSDK to LightWorks Porting 
RedSDK rendered images are now more automatically, accurately and completely converted to a LightWorks rendered image.

Interoperability

AutoCAD 2019 Compatibility
TurboCAD 2019 now fully supports AutoCAD DWG, DXF and DWF file formats.


STL Filter - 3D Print Check
A 3D Print Check option has been added when exporting an STL file. This tool checks a part for common topological errors such as: non manifold edges, duplicated and collapsed facets, open edges, shells and more. The Print Check tool also displays geometry information such as extents, number of facets/vertices, area, and volume.

 

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FBX Filter
Export file format for 3D Animation Software such as 3DS, Maya. MotionBuilder and Mudbox.


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) - 8 GB RAM.

32-bit System Requirements:
Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8*, Windows 7 - 4GB RAM.

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

Recommended:
Your experience with TurboCAD Deluxe will be greatly enhanced with a newer generation, higher speed CPU, 8+ GB RAM.