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TurboCAD Deluxe 2021

TurboCAD Deluxe 2021

TurboCAD Deluxe 2021


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Overview

ESSENTIAL 2D/3D CAD SOFTWARE


TurboCAD® 2021 Deluxe is the essential 2D Drafting and 3D Modeling solution for individuals, small businesses, students and educators.  This software continues to be the best solution on the market for new 2D/3D CAD users offering an incredible collection of 2D drafting, 3D surface modeling, photorealistic rendering, plus support for popular 3D printing and CAD file formats.

Users already familiar with AutoCAD® will find it to be a powerful and affordable alternative. It includes a customisable Ribbon Interface with 4K monitor support to optimise productivity and readability on higher resolution displays.

TurboCAD Deluxe 2021's customisable interface adapts to your needs and workflow - learn quickly with set-up wizards, snaps and alignment aids.

TURBOCAD 2021 DELUXE CAN HELP YOUR DESIGN PROJECTS

  • Architectural drawings
  • Remodeling plans
  • Inventions and patent designs
  • Mechanical drawings
  • Furniture design, woodworking, and cabinetry
  • Musical instruments
  • Graphics and technical illustrations
  • Product and Packaging design
  • 2D drafting, diagraming and schematic drawings
 
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WE WILL HELP YOU USE TURBOCAD

TurboCAD includes set up wizards, context-senstive help, snaps, alignment aids, handle-based editing and a flexible user interface.  These will shorten your learning curve, and improve your productivity and design efficiency. Your purchase includes 6 months of free technical support, as well as access to our training tutorials, so you will not have to learn through trial and error. We are experts at creating CAD software and our tutorials will help you to become an expert user quickly. Plus, Context Sensitive help and a choice between using an offline PDF manual and our Online help portal.

PERMANENT LICENSE

Download once and own it forever. Ideally suited for users who need a single license or users who feel they may not need to upgrade each year.

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
  • Snaps and Geometric Aids
  • 2D and 3D Text Editing
  • Handle-based editing for Scaling and Rotating


3D SURFACE MODELING


TurboCAD Deluxe includes a complete set of 3D surface modeling and editing tools making it ideal for both single part and small assembly mechanic designs.

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QUICK PULL FOR INTUITIVE 3D MODELING

 

Surface modeling becomes easier with this intuitive tool that allows changing your 3D Design.


ARCHITECTURAL & GIS TOOLS

 

An integrated suite of architectural tools are included, such a parametric architectural objects that are AutoCAD® Architecture (ACA) compatible so that .DWG models with ACA extensions may be read, modified, and documented as needed.

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HOUSE BUILDER WIZARD


This amazing time saving tool helps you create a preliminary room-by-room design of a home, complete with closets, doors, garage and even decks!


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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.


3D PRINTING TOOLS


Supports popular 3D printing and manufacturing file formats including STL and 3MF filters and tools that check for water-tightness and design printability that allows for optimised manufacturing with allmajor 3D printing brands.

 

PHOTOREALISTIC RENDERING & VISUALISATION

 

The LightWorks® rendering engine creates stunning presentations. Render management of materials, luminance, environments, and advanced render styles give you truly photorealistic results. An optional rendering plug-in from Redway takes advantage of your computer’s GPU and produces faster, stunning photorealistic images.


COMPATIBILITY AND FILE SHARING

 

Whether you’re a team of one or many, you’ll have the interoperability needed to collaborate. We’ve ensured that TurboCAD is compatible with a wide variety of popular CAD and Graphics formats. You will be able to deliver files that can be opened and edited by users of AutoCAD® and other popular design software. Your team will be running like a well-oiled machine.

  • TurboCAD provides compatibility with AutoCAD® DWG and DXF files, from R12 to 2021
  • STL Import/Export for 3D printing
  • SVG Import/Export
  • 3MF Import/Export
  • VMRL Worlds Import/Export
  • OBJ Import/Export
  • Adobe Illustrator® Import
  • PDF Export
  • SketchUp 2021 Import/Export
  • Collada™ (DAE) Import/Export
  • Professional, Mechanical CAD Import from CATIA, Solidworks and more


BONUS! Introduction to TurboCAD®2021

This introductory training program is designed for users of TurboCAD Deluxe 2021 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.


Features

WHAT'S NEW IN TURBOCAD 2021

PERFORMANCE, USER INTERFACE & USABILITY

Find Control in Custom Ribbon Page
The Find feature allows users to search or find Command/Group/Pop-ups/Tabs in the Ribbon Tree.

 

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An Interactive Startup Splash Screen
Splash Screen has been added as a Startup Screen when Launching TurboCAD for a better interactive user interface. The interactive screen displays recently created files and ability to open/create new file via the Create tab, allows user to learn about TurboCAD basics, including new feature videos, via the Learn tab, and get access to the latest information about TurboCAD, via the News tab.

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Snap Improvement - Highlight Hit Graphic

This feature highlights edges for snaps when you move a 3D object or connect two, 3D objects together. This option has been added to both the Drawing Aids window and the related settings have been added to the Program Setup/Preferences dialog box as Visual Effect Settings, selected – Visual Effect Settings.

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Resize Previews in Blocks Palette
A new slider has been added to the Blocks Palette which allows the user to resize previews of blocks within the Blocks Palette.

 

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A new feature has been added to the Commands section in the Customize menu, which allows the user to see the position of a particular command available in the menu, UIs and toolbars.

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Find Block in Blocks Palette
A new search bar has been added to the Blocks Palette which allows user to find a block by its name in the Blocks Palette.

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Viewport Hidden Line Performance Improvement
A new option “Use Hidden Line Cache” has been added to the cache section of the Viewport properties window. If this is turned on, Paper Space viewport processing (redraw, move, zoom) becomes significant faster for large drawings.

2D DRAFTING AND EDITING

Automatic Updating of Xrefs
When using a file with Xrefs, if any of those external files are updated, then TurboCAD now asks if you want to regenerate the file with the updated Xref.

Leader Dimension Improvements

Leader dimensions in DWG files are now displayed correctly with TurboCAD 2021.

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Load/Unload Xrefs
A New option “Status”, with two values: “Loaded” and “Unloaded” has been added to the Edit Xrefs dialog box. When a referenced drawing (Xref) is Unloaded from the current drawing, the drawing opens much faster and uses less memory. When the Xref definition is unloaded from the drawing file, the internal pointer to the referenced drawing remains. You can therefore restore all the information by Loading the Xref. In order to maximise the performance of TurboCAD, it is recommended that you Unload any referenced files if they are not needed in the current drawing session but may be used later for printing/plotting.

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Edit Selected Block Command
Now user can edit the selected block directly within the TurboCAD drawing without having to select the Edit Content option from the Blocks Palette. This can be done by simply selecting the block and clicking “Edit Selected Block”, now added to the menu.


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ARCHITECTURAL


Architectural Grid

The Architectural Grid is a new tool that makes it easy to align other architectural objects in the drawing, such as walls and columns. Users can also import rectangular grids from DWG drawings and can change the properties of the grid and bubble representation, via the Selection Info palette.

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RENDERING AND VISUALISATION


Visualise Render Mode

A new render mode “Visualize” has been added to the TurboCAD 2021. Visualise supports several device modes: OpenGLES2, OpenGL and GDI, out of which OpenGLES2 is the most advanced and the most productive device mode.

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Visualise Hidden Line and Draft Render Mode
'Visualise’ Rendering Type with both Hidden Line and Draft Render (including ‘Gouraud Shaded’ and ‘Flat Shaded’) modes has been added to ‘Camera Properties'.

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Visualise Wireframe vs Hidden Line Draft Render

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Visualise Import Lightworks® and REDSDK Materials

The Visualise rendering technology includes the ability to import materials contained in TurboCAD files that have been rendered either by LightWorks or RedSDK. The Visualize renderer does not currently include its own native materials for TurboCAD. Currently, Visualize rendering supports color, texture, transparency map and bump maps, these parameters can be imported from LightWorks or RedSDK materials.

Visualise Anti-aliasing
The Visualise renderer supports two types of Anti-Aliasing: Line Smoothing and Fast Approximation Anti-Aliasing (FXAA).

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Visualise Lighting
Lighting options are included in Visualize. Options for this are set in Drawing Setup dialog box, and include the following parameters: Default Presets, Intensity. This could get enabled with OpenGLES2 device type.

 

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Visualise Support Images with Alpha Transparency
Support of images with alpha transparency is included in Visualise. When the Opaque Background option is disabled (it is enabled by default), it makes all pixels of a certain color transparent (100% transparency). In Visualise mode, the transparency of each pixel corresponds to the alpha transparency value for the given pixel, specified in the alpha channel.

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INTEROPERABILITY

 

Updated DWG and DXF Support
Updated Read and Write support of DWG and DXF files.


Publish to PDF
Publish to PDF Combine functionality of 2D and 3D PDF filters have been integrated into a single tool “Publish to PDF”, which has been added to the File menu.

 

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STL Import Performance Boost
STL file import performance has been boosted up to 10 times.

SKP Filter Updated
TurboCAD now supports Import and Export of the SketchUp 2021 file format.

PLUS OVER 667 BUG FIXES AND ENHANCEMENTS
Learn more about TurboCAD new features and enhancements on TurboCAD YouTube Channel.

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.

64-BIT REQUIREMENTS
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 
  • 64-bit (x64) processor
  • Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8* 64-bit, Windows 7 (64-bit) - 8 GB RAM.

32-BIT REQUIREMENTS
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
  • 32-bit (x86) processor
  • 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.