More Powerful 2D/3D CAD Solution
TurboCAD Mac Deluxe and PowerPack Bundle includes all the powerful 2D drafting and ACIS 3D modeling of TurboCAD Mac Deluxe. The bundle provides additional tools for mesh/entity verification and repair and general utility features to better manage CAD data.
Powerpack extends the feature set of TurboCAD with 70+ additional tools for Entity Management, 3DPrinting Editing/Repair, and Advanced Modelling. V11 adds the Mesh to Analytic tool to convert mesh data (STL, SketchUp) into precise solids and extends the standard functionality of these applications with a suite of mesh/entity verification and repair tools, and general utility features to better manage CAD data.
Below are a list of the expanded features and tools you’ll receive with the PowerPack for TurboCAD Mac v11.
Dimension and constraint tools are now available to manage the geometric relationships between 2D shapes.
• Thirteen Geometric Constraints
• Dimension Constraints
• Variable and Equations
• Constraint Animation
• Auto Constrain
• Animate Dimension and Constraints.
You can now modify a tool palette to use larger or smaller icons. Right click on the tool bar header to display a popup menu for “Change Icon Size”. This menu now provides options for 64,32,24 and 16-pixel sized icons. The default icon size is 32x32.
A new command to duplicate a layer and all the objects in that layer is now available through Concept Explorer. To access this command, place your cursor over the layer you want to duplicate, right click and select the Duplicate command. If you Duplicate a sub layer, the new duplicated layer is promoted to a first level layer.
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format for two-dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation. V11 now supports importing and exporting to this new format.
The new SVG Import/Export provides an alternative to using the Adobe Illustrator format for sharing vector based (scalable) graphics.
Note: For importing SVG files from Adobe Illustrator use a unit setting of mm (or inch) and a DPI setting of 72 to get the correct scale.
Some design tasks prefer higher order curves such as arcs, circles, and/or ellipses over lines. For example, sharing data with a plasma or water jet cutting CNC system or extruding a profile into a solid and later adding edge treatments. V11 introduces the Simplify Curve tool to assist in this task. Covert Lines or Polylines into:
The 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF) is a 3D printing format that allows design applications to send full- fidelity 3D models to other applications, platforms, services, and printers. Highlights of the TurboCAD implementation are listed below:
• Supports UNIT description flag
• Color Attributes
• Textures (PNG, JPG) & UV Coordinates
• Support for full color 3D Printing
VRML (Virtual Reality Modelling Language) is a file format used to describe 3D interactive graphics for the world wide web. TurboCAD supports VRML Export.
THE OBJ file format was updated to supporting reading and displaying textures.
SketchUp (TM) has introduced a new file format starting with their 2018 products. V11 has been updated to support the new format as well as supporting textures..
This optional add-on extends in TurboCAD. Autodesk (TM) has updated the DXF/DWG format with the release of AutoCAD 2018. V11 has been updated to support the new format. Note: AutoCAD 2019 uses the same format as AutoCAD 2018..
Powerpack extends the feature set of TurboCAD/Shark with 70+ additional tools for Entity Management, 3DPrinting Editing/Repair, and Advanced Modelling. V11 adds the Mesh to Analytic tool to convert mesh data (STL, SketchUp) into precise solids.
Threads (Precise & Cosmetic).
Threads are a common feature used in fasteners. Threads in TurboCAD are defined with the following parameters.
• Inner Thread
• Outer Thread
• Starting location
Accurately modelled threads via helix on ACIS models.
Lightweight visual threads using OpenGL Textures.
TurboCAD Mac Deluxe has all the powerful 2D drafting and design features of TurboCAD Mac Designer, as well as additional tools for creating 3D models and shaded view renderings. Plus, TurboCAD Mac Deluxe comes with dozens of features to enhance usability including:
Over 38,000 2D/3D symbols and parts are now included for AEC, Mechanical, Electrical, Process Plant and Piping design. Simply drag-and-drop to speed design. Hatch patterns and colors, as well as 2000 materials are also available.
The LogiCursor™ thinks like a drafter. It automatically knows where construction lines are typically wanted and displays them temporarily as you draw. Combine with snaps to quickly locate tangent and perpendicular points, or align to x, y, z axis edges, faces or workplanes, making TurboCAD Mac ideal for modeling in 3D or quickly laying floorplans, diagrams and more.
TurboCAD Mac offers a large selection of 2D tools, so that no matter the situation you’ve got access to the right tool for the job. Included you’ll find line, arc and curve tools as well as circle, ellipse, polygon, and spline tools. Conic tools allow users to easily obtain a curve generated by the intersection of a cone with a plane. Plus access text and dimensioning tools, fillet and chamfer tools, 2D modifier and transformation tools.
Create 3D mesh designs from multiple points. The Quad Mesh tools allow users to create primitives, extrusions, coverts, lathes, and meshes by points.
Quickly model complex 3D objects with advanced design and modification tools. Primitives, complex and advanced surface tools, as well as surface modifiers and transformation tools are included.
The powerful ACIS 3D solid modeling engine and file filters fully supports 64 bit DLLs to create realistic, complex 3D objects as well as data crucial for engineers.
Easily move, scale or rotate the individual components of your parts without having to maintain a part-tree.
TurboCAD Mac Deluxe 8 includes a suite of tools to speeds architectural design, including:
A set of sophisticated surface analysis tools will help you maintain design integrity by providing critical information about your designs such as evaluating the smoothness of one or more surfaces, useful for identifying surface irregularities. Then choose from any of four curvature plot styles Gaussian, Mean, Min Radius and Max Radius.
Easily import your graphic designs files into TurboCAD and turn them into precision CAD drawings with dimensions. Just as easily, export technical drawings from TurboCAD to one of the many supported file formats to share your work. You can also use TurboCAD’s powerful batch conversion tool to batch convert a collection of drawings to other file formats.
3DS, Adobe® EPS (import only), Adobe® Illustrator (export only), Adobe® Photoshop®, BMP, AutoCAD® 2013 DWG/DXF, IGS, JPG, PICT, PNG with alpha channel export, ACIS® SAT, Spline, STL, TIFF, TEXT, Truespace COB (import only). Import Filters - EPS, Facet, PDF, PhotoShop, SketchUp, Export Filters - OBJ, VRML
The Print by Layer Tool is extremely useful when you have multiple sets of data within one file that needs printing. For less complex jobs, use the Print Window option to simply drag the mouse over the area of your design you wish to print. Use page layouts to publish your design from up to 4 different view angles on a single page, controlling text size and more.
TurboCAD Mac offers 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.
Read More about 3D Printing Tools (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.
Multi-threading is a technique by which an operation can use several processors to complete the command. TurboCAD Mac Deluxe now uses multi-threading in the following workflow areas:
We've updated the ACIS solid modeling engine by two major releases with improvements in the following areas:
Creating a Bill of Material (BOM) now has options for specifying the following table settings:
An exciting new feature in TurboCAD Mac v10 (Deluxe and Pro) is the introduction of 3D PDF data export. 3D PDF is a file format that is supported by Adobe allowing you to share CAD data with Acrobat Reader, a highly popular PDF viewer. The 3D PDF export has the following options:
With KeyShot Live Linking, you can use TurboCAD Mac side by side with KeyShot to produce stunning renders. Our Live Linking implementation also introduces an industry first to create “Presentation Drawings”.
Quickly snap one part to another with the new Magnet Tool. The part is moved from its current location, orientated, and centered within the selected face.
Infinite Plane objects are used in TurboCAD Mac to trim, section cut, and intersect objects. However the default Infinite Plane is sometimes too difficult to visualize intersections through a body due to its small display size. With TurboCAD Mac v10, you can now resize Infinite Planes and set transparency to better visualize how the plane relates to other geometry in your file.
Draw Views are now only dependent on the viewing area and layers. This is a change from previous versions where populating a New Draw View was accomplished by cutting and pasting objects. Additionally, new tools are introduced to dynamically pan and zoom the viewing area within a Draw View.