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TurboCAD Mac Pro v10

TurboCAD MAC Pro v10

TurboCAD Mac Pro v10

Professional 2D/3D Design & Render

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 LightWorks photorealistic rendering, 3D printing features, and extensive file support.

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Overview

Exceptional Value in 2D/3D CADTransmission Assembly Screenshot

TurboCAD® Mac Pro delivers unparalleled value and productivity in a professional 2D/3D CAD package. Fully integrated 2D drafting tools, 3D surface and ACIS® solid modeling tools, assembly tools, advanced architectural tools, and powerful LightWorks photorealistic rendering are accompanied by thousands of symbols, materials, decals, and more.

Professional Control and Flexibility

Customizable toolbars, set-up wizard, and context sensitive help enhance usability, while the block manager and the ability to quickly organize layers and layer sets optimize drawing management. Plus complete printing and publishing tools as well as extensive file support including AutoCAD .DWG meet the needs of professional architects, engineers, illustrators, designers, and more.

Industry Specific Tools

Get superior control and flexibility with tools specific to your line of work. TurboCAD Mac Pro includes these suites of professional design tools:

  • Advanced 2D/3D Architectural Design - self-healing, auto-dimension walls, parametric doors and windows, roof and slab tools, symbols, materials, decals, and pre-drawn floorplans.
  • Advanced Mechanical Design - Quickly model complex 3D objects with advanced mesh, surface, and ACIS solid modeling design and modification tools.
  • Woodworking Design - Create joints with just a few clicks including Rabbet Joints, Dado Joints, Miter Joints, Dovetail Joints, and Tongue and Groove Joints.

Powerful Lighting & Rendering OptionsSpoon Render

When it’s time to present your ideas, TurboCAD Mac Pro delivers stunning photorealistic renderings. Apply materials and decals. Set lighting, shadowing, reflectance, roughness and environmental effects. Then render with the powerful LightWorks Photorealistic Rendering Engine. Sketch rendering options are also available for a hand-drawn look, appropriate in the early stages of conceptual design.

Flexible File Sharing and Publishing Options

Easily import existing designs from popular CAD and graphic design file formats, including AutoCAD® .DWG. Just as easily, save designs from TurboCAD to other CAD formats, or choose a popular desktop publishing formats such as EPS TIFF, CGM and more, to create brochures or other marketing materials. Even print design to your specifications with options for better control of how the printed document will look.

3D Printing Tools

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

Key Features

The Ultimate in Design Productivity

TurboCAD® Mac Pro makes it easy to design in 2D or 3D with a setup wizard, customizable toolbars and the most usability features including:

  • 64-Bit Compatible so you can load, process, and render models of nearly any size.
  • Context Sensitive Help System to get help with any tool instantly.
  • Gripper Tool to dynamically move, rotate, & scale objects in 2D or 3D. Expanded functions now include duplicate, translate, and face copy for added versatility.
  • Viewport Layouts display multiple views of your drawing at once.
  • 3D Connexion Space Mouse as well as traditional mouse support.
  • Drawing Wizard to set up your drawing, define unit format, paper size, print, drawing scale annotation settings, text and dimension.
  • Custom Toolbar Creation for quick access to your favorite tools.
  • Layers and Layer Sets to organize and more easily edit your design.
  • Over 38,000 2D/3D symbols and parts for AEC, Mechanical, Electrical, Process Plant and Piping.
  • 1.5 Hours of Video Tutorials along with step by step guides and sample models.

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.
  • Fair Spline Tool - The Fair Spline command provides a tool to globally smooth a curve. Fairing a spline optimally moves control vertices to locations that minimize large curvature variations.

Advanced 2D/3D Architectural Design Tools

TurboCAD Mac Pro includes advanced tools for professional architectural design as well as thousands of symbols, materials, decals, and pre-drawn floorplans. Self-healing walls auto-dimension as they are drawn, auto trim wall vertices, and allow for assignment of hatch patterns and color. Roof and slab tools work to quickly attach to existing walls, and when parametric doors and windows are added, the built-in intelligence automatically creates the needed openings.

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Mesh Modeling Tools

Quickly create quad mesh primitives, extrusions, coverts, lathes, and meshes by points. Use subdivision modeling tools to smooth a quad mesh with a few clicks. Use in conjunction with the gripper tool for direct manipulation allowing you to easily create more organic shapes.

Surface Modeling Tools

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.

ACIS® Solid Modeling Tools

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.

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Woodworking Tools

TurboCAD Mac Pro makes it easier to visualize your next woodworking project with a suite of woodworking joint tools. Create these joints with just a few clicks:

  • Rabbet Joints
  • Dado Joints
  • Miter Joints
  • Dovetail Joints
  • Tongue and Groove Joints

Assembly Tools

A suite of assembly tools speed 3D design while snaps and alignment aids ensure accuracy.

  • Assembly Connect - connects one solid to another at a specified connection point.
  • Assembly Mate - Mate planar faces. You can specify an offset distance between mated faces.
  • Assembly Align - Align a face of two solid objects and supports cylindrical, spherical and planar faces.
  • Assembly Insert - Align and mate the faces of two solid objects. The align faces must be cylindrical and the mate faces must be planar. This tool is very useful for inserting bolts into holes.

Part Tree

TurboCAD Mac Pro offers a fully editable, hierarchal part tree for Solids and Surfaces. The Part Tree can be viewed as a selective UNDO/REDO tool: adjust 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.

Powerful Photorealistic and Sketch Rendering

Add materials, lighting including special effects lighting, and environmental effects to create stunning photorealistic renderings. High Dynamic-Range Images (HDRI) are supported as well as export of poster size images. You can even select a sketch render styles like cartoon, color wash, pencil, mosaic and more for an artistic effect.

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2D Printing

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.

3D Printing Tools

New to TurboCAD Mac Pro v10 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.

Read More about 3D Printing Tools (PDF)

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.

Superior File Compatibility

A large number of industry standard formats make collaboration easy including the latest AutoCAD DWG, 3DS, Adobe® EPS, Illustrator® and Photoshop®, DXF, IGES, PICT, PNG, ACIS SAT, STL, STEP, TIFF, Trimble SketchUp and more.

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New Features

Performance

New Multi-threading Support

Multi-threading is a technique by which an operation can use several processors to complete the command. TurboCAD Mac Pro now uses multi-threading in the following workflow areas:

  • Photo-Realistic Rendering (Pro only)
  • File Imports
  • Facet calculations for display lists

Updated ACIS® R26 Modeling Kernel

We've updated the ACIS solid modeling engine by two major releases with improvements in the following areas:

  • Multi-threading of key features
  • Booleans
  • Constant and Variable Radius Blends
  • Direct Face Operations (used for Push/Pull)
  • Shelling

Usability

Bill of MaterialsUpdated BOM Dialog

Creating a Bill of Material (BOM) now has options for specifying the following table settings:

  • Font Type
  • Font Size
  • Number of Decimals

New Customizable Context MenuCustomizable Context Menu

The Context Menu displayed on right clicking in the empty drawing area displays a variety of useful commands. Now with TurboCAD Mac v10, you can add your favorite commands to this menu.

New Copy Keep Original Layer OptionCopy Keep Original Layer

A new Copy Keep Original Layer option will preserve the original layer with the copied object for the transform tools of Translate, Rotate, Scale, and Mirror. The default behavior assigns the current work layer.

New Draw View Type for Easy Scaled PrintsDraw View Type for Easy Scaled Prints


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.

New Selection Tools

New Select tool options, including Lasso, Feature, and Mesh, allow for more efficient workflow and management of your CAD drawings.

Improved Gripper Tool

The Gripper Tool now offers an auto sizing update

3D Modeling

Improved Infinite Plane Objects (sizeable, transparent)Infinite Plane Visualization

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.

New Repair Curves OperationRepair-Curve


Checks and repairs a collection of curves for gaps and duplicates. Gaps below user tolerances are repaired. Gaps above user tolerances are identified with red markers.

New Magnet ToolMagnet Tools


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.

New Mesh SymmetryMesh Symmetry

Mesh Symmetry is a new option that allows modification of vertices, edges, and facets of a mesh object through a symmetry plane.

New Inset

A new quad mesh modifier offsets a selected facet and adds connecting facets.

New Pocket HolePocket Hole

The wood working tool palette has a new option for quickly creating pocket holes.

Visualization

New KeyShot Live Linking SupportKeyShot Live Linking

With KeyShot Live Linking, you can use TurboCAD Mac Pro v10 side by side with KeyShot to produce stunning renders. Our Live Linking implementation also introduces an industry first to create “Presentation Drawings”.

  • Share mesh, surfaces, and solids
  • Option to share 2D annotation data as 3D
  • Materials assigned in KeyShot retained by object names

New Rapid Render ToolsRapid Render Tools

The Photo Render tool palette is now updated to support a predefined wood materials like pine, maple, and oak.

Faster Displays

CAD data in TurboCAD Mac is displayed with the help of a display list created by tessellating geometry. This process speeds up in version 10 by integrating multi-threading to the tessellation process and optimizing the display of data using OpenGL.

Interoperability

Updated Interoperability Components (IGES, STEP,SAT)

Precision data translators were developed by the world’s foremost expert in Interoperability—Dassault Systems (creators of CATIA & SolidWorks). 3D Interop integrates advanced features such as Geometry Repair, Topology Repair, and Tolerance Resolution.

New 3D-PDF Export3D-PDF Export

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:

  • Share facets or NURB data
  • Share 2D data (hatches, dimensions, curves, and text)

New SAB Export

The SAB file is a binary representation of the ACIS SAT file format. A SAT file is stored as ASCII text, which is less compressed than the binary format.

Improved SketchUp ImportSketchUp Import

The creators of SketchUp have removed many of the data translators in the free version of SketchUp Make, urging customers to switch to the Pro version. However, with TurboCAD Mac v10 you can continue to share your data directly with Make by using the new SketchUp native file format. Plus the updated translators now import the latest versions of SketchUp 2016!

New SketchUp Export

New export option saves TurboCAD Mac v10 data as native SketchUp files.

  • Share mesh, surfaces, and solids
  • Share lines, arcs, circles, splines, and conic curves
  • Support for Colors and Layers

Improved STL ExportImproved STL Export

TurboCAD Mac v10 (Deluxe and Pro) now support exporting of the popular STL file format for 3D printing using either ASCII or Binary options. With TurboCAD Mac v10 you can specify a unit format. This allows a designer to continue to work in inches but export to millimeters. This is especially useful when exporting to 3D print software that only works with millimeters.

Updated DWG Support

The DXF and DWG translator technology in TurboCAD Mac is powered by the OpenDesign SDK, used by hundreds of CAD/CAM companies for compatibility with AutoDesk products. TurboCAD Mac v10 includes an updated SDK as well as these improvements:

  • Draw Views now use layers
  • Dimension text position updates
  • Dynamic Panning in Draw Views
  • Dynamic Zoom in Draw Views

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Special upgrade pricing is available to owners of a previous version of TurboCAD Mac. If you purchased directly from TurboCAD.com, or registered your software with us, be sure to watch your email box for a special upgrade notice.

Call to Upgrade

If you did not receive an email from TurboCAD.com, first check your spam filter or junk mailbox. You can also call us at 1.800.833.8082 (+1.415.483.8000 outside the U.S.) Monday to Friday, 6am to 3pm Pacific Time or email [email protected]. You will need your serial number from your existing version to upgrade. Or if you previously purchased directly from IMSI/Design, we can look up your order.

Notice to Apple Store Customers

Apple Store Customers will need to show proof of purchase to qualify for upgrade pricing.

System Requirements

TurboCAD Mac System Requirements:

Macintosh® OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite) , 10.11(El Capitan), and 10.12 (Sierra) Intel® Mac®, 8 GB of hard disk space, 4 GB RAM or greater, Mouse Pointing Device (wheel button recommended).  Compatibility not guaranteed for later operating systems.


TurboCAD Mac supports Apple’s 64 bit architecture. The result is smoother workflow, faster drawing display and manipulation, and the ability to work with parts and models of nearly any size. To find out if your Mac uses the 64 bit kernel and can support the 64 bit version of TurboCAD Mac please visit the following link:

Mac OSX 64 bit

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TurboCAD Mac Pro v10

TurboCAD Mac Pro v10

Professional 2D/3D Design & Render

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 LightWorks photorealistic rendering, 3D printing features, and extensive file support.

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