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TurboCAD Mac Pro v12

TurboCAD Mac Pro v12

TurboCAD Mac Pro v12


Platform: Mac
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Overview

TurboCAD Mac Pro delivers unparalleled value and productivity in a professional 2D/3D CAD package with fully integrated 2D drafting tools, 3D surface and ACIS® solid modeling tools, assembly tools, advanced architectural tools, powerful photorealistic rendering, 3D printing features, and extensive file support.

Design projects

  • Architectural Drawings
  • Remodeling Plans
  • Prototyping with 3D Printers
  • Mechanical Drawings
  • Furniture design, woodworking and cabinetry
  • 2D drafting, diagraming and schematic drawings
  • Custom manufacturing from CAD to CNC
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Flexible File Sharing and Publishing Options

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 over a dozen 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 Mac provides compatibility with AutoCAD®DWG and DXF files, from R12 to 2020
  • STL Import/Export for 3D printing
  • SVG Import and Export
  • 3MF Import & Export
  • VMRL 2.0 Texture Support
  • OBJ Texture Support
  • Adobe Illustrator® Import
  • PDF Import
  • SketchUp 2020 Import/Export
  • Collada™ (DAE) Import/Export
  • Complete support for Metric and Imperial units

 

Learning TurboCAD Mac is Easy

While TurboCAD Mac is feature rich, intuitive tools like the LogiCursor™ make CAD a snap by suggesting your next move as you draw.


You also have 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. 

 

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KEY FEATURES

TurboCAD Mac Pro is comprehensive 2D/3D CAD software that can handle most drafting and modeling design needs. This product has a wide selection of tools to create everything from large format architectural plans to fine jewelry design. There is 3D mesh modeling capability with subdivision technology to go from coarse to smooth surfaces. Photorealistic rendering and 3D printing will take your design plans across the finish line.

  • Design complex organic shapes with extensive NURB surface modeling tools

  • 2D Geometric and Dimensional Constraints to manage geometrical relationships between 2D shapes
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  • Push/Pull Modeling allows 3D surfaces to be edited with your mouse and cursor

  • Powerful 3D editing tools such as skinning, blending, chamfering, and shelling
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  • Architectural and woodworking tools such as rabbet, miter and dovetail joints
  • Extensive 2D drafting tools such as text, dimensions, 3D to 2D drawing, bill of materials
  • Over 38,000 2D/3D symbols and parts for AEC, Mechanical, Electrical, Process Plant and Piping
  • Multiple Viewports provide 2, 3 even 4 views of your design and drawing between them
  • Integrated Photo Realistic Rendering and support for Keyshot LiveLinking™
  • And much more!
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PRECISION DRAFTING AND ANNOTATIONS
TurboCAD Mac Pro is also a robust design documentation tool with over 20 customisable dimension styles, including industry dimension formats.

Other great features to help you document and annotate your projects include:

  • 26-dimension styles
  • Import bitmaps for logos and reference images
  • Spell check is provided for another level of accuracy
  • Single click Fills and Hatch

 

ARCHITECTURAL PLANNING TOOLS
TurboCAD Mac Pro includes all the professional level architectural tools you and your teamneed to draft, print and collaborate on projects together.

  • Architectural wall tools
  • Composite walls to show materials
  • Parametric doors and windows
  • Instant 3D walls, roofs and floor slabes
  • Compatibibilty with AutoCAD® DWG files
  • ACIS®-based geometry means you are creating with the same technology as software that costs thousands of dollars


WOODWORKING TOOLS
TurboCAD Mac Pro makes includes tools to speed up your woodworking projects.  You can quickly create otherwise tedious joints such as Dado joiints and miter joints:

  • Joints including rabbet, miter and dovetails
  • Dado joints including options for through, stopped or blind
  • Edge treatments including cove, round, bullnose, Dupont, waterfall, Ogee and custom
  • Tongue and Groove Joints

 
COMPLETE SET OF 2D DRAFTING TOOLS
TurboCAD Mac Pro provides unlimited 2D design options. Choose from a number 2D drafting tools including line, arc, curve, circle, ellipse, and spline tools. Access text, dimensioning tools, modifier and transformation tools for easy editing. Here is a sampling of 2D tools.

  • Polygon Tools: Slot polygon, N-Sided polygon, and polygon from curves tool.
  • Conic Tools, a.k.a. conic section tools, allow users to easily obtain a curve generated by the intersection of a cone with a plane.
  • Connect Curve Tool - Join Option: The Join Curve option replaces the two curves you select with a new spline curve. This tool will also join two Polylines.
  • Sketch Spline Tool: samples points as the cursor moves and creates a smooth spline through the sampled data. Once selected this tool has two options, the Sketch Spline tool and Sketch on a Surface tool.


3D MODELING TOOLS

TurboCAD Mac Pro provides powerful solid modeling technology found in many higher-end products.  Additionally, TurboCAD Mac Pro delivers surface modeling tools to expand design capabilities.

  • Part Tree/History Tree with Undo/Redo. Ajust the parameters of a bend, for example, without having to UNDO the design steps that have been made to the model since the parameter of that object were originally set. Each subsequent step will be applied correctly on the newly updated geometry.
  • A complete design tool with extrusions, Booleans, surface modeling for more complex smooth surfaces
  • Precise geometry suitable for 'concept to manufacturing'
  • Associative surface modeling


3D PRINTING TOOLS
New to TurboCAD Mac Pro v11 are a suite of tools to check and prepare a part for 3D Printing. These include a 3D Print Check, Surface Normals Check, Overhang Analysis, Wall Thickness, Preview Slices, Auto Position, Support Structure, Show Printer Volume, and Printer Definitions.

TurboCAD Mac Pro includes 3D printing tools to prepare and validate your designs to make them 3D printer ready.

3D Print Check
Checks for print viability, displaying warnings or errors to the user.

Surface Normals Check
Facet normals define the inside and outside areas of a part. If facet normals are pointing the wrong way, the 3D printer may have problems creating the part. This will check for problems and we have several commands that can help you fix it.

Overhang Analysis
This will help you visually inspect modeling areas that may require structural support for 3D printing. Meshes, surfaces, and solids facets normals are compared to the work plane direction. Angles that are less or equal to 45 degrees are highlighted as red.

Wall Thickness Analysis

This tool provides a means to visually inspect modeling areas that may be too thin for 3D printing. Meshes, surfaces, and solids facets are examined using ray intersections.

Preview Slices

This interface will help you to slice models given a direction and thickness. The dialog box allows for animation through the slices and single-stepping. Use to verify that a part has closed, non-overlapping sections, a requirement for 3D printing.

Auto Position
The Auto Position tool translates the model to the positive x, y coordinate system at z=0.

Support Structure
Manually adds geometry to support material as it is created by the 3D printer. Support structures controls, include Attach Radius, Midpoint Radius, Base Radius, Base Thickness, and Drag base and midpoints to modify structure location.

Show Printer Volume
Toggles the boundary of the default 3D Printer. The volume is defined within the Printer Definitions dialog box.

Printer Definitions
Sets key parameters of the 3D printer, including length, width, and height of the volume accessible by the printer. The parameters in the Printer Definitions dialog box are used for commands such as 3D Print Check and Auto Position.

RECORD, PUBLISH & PDF
Record your screen with QuickTime Recording including audio capture for creating videos and tutorials. Save designs as single or multi-page PDFs for sending via email, or export to one of the many desktop publishing formats for placement in brochures and more.

 

 

Features

WHAT'S NEW IN VERSION 12

3D DESIGN


Split Mesh
This tool allows you to divide a mesh into two portions based on a cutting plane. Split Mesh is an ideal tool for those working with faceted data along with 3D printing manufacturing processes.

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Mesh Booleans
This advancement provides a means to add or remove material from a mesh body. Previous versions only allowed Boolean operations on ACIS®- based solids. Now with the introduction of mesh Booleans, you can add/remove material imported from STL, OBJ, 3DS, and SketchUp.

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Wrap
The Wrap tool will help you place text, company logos, or complex 2D patterns onto 3D surfaces. The results are perfect for imprinting, embossing, or engraving.


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PhotoRender SpotLight

This new visualisation tool creates a soft shadow directly under a group of objects. This is an alternate to the default PhotoRendering method that uses a distant light offset.

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LightWorks® PhotoRender Support of Imported Textures
Texture materials imported using the OBJ, 3MF, 3DS, and SketchUp data translators are recognized using the photo rendering features, including screen renders as well as high-resolution output files.

Weight and Volume Tables
Whether you’re designing an aircraft, automobile, or picnic table, weight is key control parameter in a design. Tracking the weight of materials is a key control parameter in design. V12 introduces a new Bill of Material (BOM) attribute specific for creating a summed weight table.

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DRAFTING AND ANNOTATION


Best Fit Line and Best Fit Circle
Great for tracing precise curves over rough sketches. This tool will “best fit” a line or circle from a sample collection of points.

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Angular Tolerance Updates

The Angular Tolerance interface has been updated to dynamically provide input from the Inspector dialog box.   

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USABILITY

Show/Hide Face
The Show/Hide Face tool will hide faces within a part enabling access and visibility into the internal representations of complex models.


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AutoLayer
AutoLayer is a tool that will automatically assign an entity to a layer based on the same shape or by entity name. Use AutoLayer to help organize files imported from other applications that do not support layering.

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Repeat Previous Command
This “right click” feature will save you lots of time by maintaining a list of last-used drawing commands. Select an item in the list to quickly change the current tool.


INTEROPERABILITY

Now you can work with file types from these other programs:
  • DWG/DXF 2020 Import/Export
  • PDF Import
  • Adobe Illustrator Import
  • SketchUp 2020 Import/Export
  • Collada (DAE) Import/Export

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Requirements

Macintosh® OS 10.11 through to 10.15 or higher*, Intel® Mac®, 3 GB of hard disk space, 8 GB RAM or greater, Mouse Pointing Device (wheel button recommended). OpenGLCompliant video card with 256 MB VRAM.


*Program compatibility is not guaranteed for earlier operating systems. A machine with an operating system using x64 (64-bit) architecture is recommended.