TurboCAD 2017 Key Feature Comparison

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UI & PERFORMANCE
Fully Customizable User Interface and Preferences
AutoCAD®-like 2D Drafting Interface Options
Command Line with Dynamic Input Cursor
Easy, Handle-Based Editing
Redsdk 4.2 Drawing Engine (GPU Accelerated)
ePack with New Intelligent File Send
PDF Underlay Tool
Purge Tool
Windows 64-bit and 32-bit Compatible Versions
Design Director - for object property management
Layer Filters
Layer Management
Conceptual Selector
Timestamp
2D DRAFTING & EDITING
2D Drawing, Editing and Modifying
Advanced Drawing Tools (Gear, Surface Tolerance, Text along Curve)
Drafting and Detailing Palette - create associative sections and cut planes
2D Geometric and Dimension Constraints
Associative Arrays and Pattern Tools
Arrow tools
Auto Tools (for Scaling, Sizing, Positioning, Rotating, and Movement)
Bezier and Fair Curves
Centerline and Center Mark
Hatch Pattern Creator & Gradient Fills
Smart and Quick Dimension Tools
Relative Angle Field
3D DRAWING, MODELING, & EDITING
3D Surface Primitives
3D Booleans - Add, Subtract, Intersection
3D Helix
3D Splines and Polylines
Extrude (simple)
Assembly Tools
Sweep
Revolve
Advanced Blending Functionality
Slot Tools
3D Patterns from Compound Profiles
Mirror Copy Tool for 3D Objects
3D Slice by Facet
SOLID MODELING & ADVANCED MECHANICAL DESIGN
Part Tree/History Tree
ACIS® Solid Modeling
Thread tool
Stretch Entity
Extract Entity
Push/Pull Tool
Imprint
Law Tools - Curve from Law; Surface with Laws; Offset with Law; Warp Entity by Law
Lofting
NURBS Support
Sheet Metal Tools (bend and unbend, flange, gusset and rib)
Smooth Surface Meshes (SMesh)
Tweak Face and Revolve Face
Twist Entity
Twisted Extrude, Extrude to Face Tools
ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN & GIS
House Builder Wizard
Simple BIM via IFC SupportImport onlyLimited
Intelligent (Parametric) Attribute-rich, Architectural Objects*
      Walls (Self-Healing; Straight, Curved; Block Insert)
      Compound Wall Definitions / Multi-Component Walls
      Windows & Doors
      Muntins - for Windows & Doors
      Roofs
      Slabs (Floor and Roof Slabs, now with openings)
      Stairs
      Rails
      Markers
Schedule
Schedule Tool and Wizard
Architectural Sections and Elevations (3D-to-2D documentation)
Style ManagerLimitedLimited
Self-Trimming and Self-Aligning Blocks
Geolocation of Drawings, Compass Rose
PHOTOREALISTIC RENDERING AND VISUALIZATION
3D Photorealistic Rendering
Customizable Luminances and Material Libraries
Advance Rendering
Caustics for Sun Lights
Customizable Environments Library
Luminance of Objects, Shadow Casting, Anti-aliasing
OpenGL & Hidden Line Rendering
Ray Tracing
Render Manager
Shared Shader Sets - support of legacy drawings
UV Mapping - now includes SMesh Objects
Volumetric Rendering Effects
Dynamic Cutaway Plane
Geo-located Sun & Physical Sky Lighting
DATABASE AND PROGRAMMATIC SUPPORT; CONTENT
Blocks, Block Editor and Xref Support
Internal Database and Custom Data; External Database Connectivity
Parametric Parts Editor for 2D and 3D parts creation and management
Programmable SDK & Ruby Scripting (Compatible with SketchUp Ruby Scripts)
Symbols, Part Library
Table Styles with Property Set Definitions
INTEROPERABILITY
Adobe 3D PDF (.U3D and .PRC) ExportU3D only
3D Printer Support via .STL Import and Export
AutoCAD (DXF, DWG, and DWF) File Compatibility
Import and Open File Formats41252215
Export of Coordinate Data
Export, Save As, and Publish File Formats34272316
Enhanced SketchUp File (SKP) Import - geometry, views, materials, components
File Conversion Tool with Batch File Conversion
Open and Save ASAT, SAT,IGS, STP mechanical drawings
Open and Save 3DM (Rhino), OBJ, SHX (save only) , STP filesOBJ, SHX only
TAP File Import - Import TurboApp files from mobile devices
Google Earth (KML and KMZ) File Support
Terrain Data (XYZ) File Import and Export Support
Point Cloud Support (PCD, PCG, XYZ, ASC)
OTHER
Point Cloud Triangulation
Subset Point Cloud
Network License Support
*TurboCAD can read and display ADT-compliant objects embedded in DWG files