TurboCAD 2021 Professional Upgrade from TurboCAD LTE Pro, or Expert

TurboCAD 2021 Professional Upgrade from TurboCAD Deluxe, LTE, LTE Pro, or Expert

TurboCAD 2021 Professional Upgrade from TurboCAD LTE Pro, or Expert

Comprehensive 2D/3D CAD Software

TurboCAD® 2021 Professional is a comprehensive 2D/3D CAD solution, able to handle most drafting and modeling design needs. Includes hundreds of drawing tools, an optional AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface with command line and dynamic input cursor, 3D modeling tools, photorealistic rendering, and extensive file support.

$399.99


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New Features

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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TurboCAD Ribbon

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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TurboCAD Ribbon

Currently Available On :

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 TC2021.
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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 maximize 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.

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 Visualization:

Visualize Render Mode:

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

Visualize Hidden Line and Draft Render Mode:

'Visualize’ Rendering Type with both Hidden Line and Draft Render (including ‘Gouraud Shaded’ and ‘Flat Shaded’) modes has been added to ‘Camera PropertiesRendering’ page.
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Visualize Wireframe vs Hidden Line vs Draft Render:

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Visualize Import LightWorks® and RedSDK materials:

The Visualize 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.

Visualize Anti-Aliasing:

The Visualize renderer supports two types of Anti-Aliasing: Line Smoothing and Fast Approximation Anti-Aliasing (FXAA).
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TurboCAD Ribbon

Visualize 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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Visualize Support images with alpha transparency:

Support of images with alpha transparency is included in Visualize. When the Opaque Background option is disabled (it is enabled by default), it makes all pixels of a certain color transparent (100% transparency). In Visualize 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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TurboCAD Ribbon

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.

Overview

Comprehensive 2D/3D CAD Software:

TurboCAD 2021 Professional includes 2D drafting, 3D surface modeling, photorealistic rendering, and additional professional features to enhance productivity and interoperability. Users already familiar with AutoCAD® will find it to be a powerful and affordable alternative. It includes a customizable Ribbon Interface with 4K monitor support to optimize productivity and readability on higher resolution displays.
 

TurboCAD 2021 Professional can help you design projects such as:

• Architectural drawings
• Remodeling plans
• Inventions and patent designs
• Prototyping with 3D printers
• Mechanical drawings
• Furniture design, woodworking, and cabinetry
• Musical instruments
• Graphics and technical illustrations
• Product and Packaging design
• 2D drafting, diagraming and schematic drawings
 

We will help you learn:

TurboCAD includes set up wizards, context-sensitive 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 offline PDF manual and our Online help portal.

Simple and flexible pricing:

We offer TurboCAD 2021 Professional in two different pricing models to best suit your needs.

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.

Annual Subscriptions

This is ideal for multiple user seats. With an active subscription, you will always be receiving the latest enhancements and new functionality.

Key Features

Comprehensive 2D/3D CAD Software:

TurboCAD 2021 Professional is comprehensive 2D/3D CAD software that can handle most drafting and modeling design needs. We include hundreds of tools; a suite of intelligent, parametric architectural objects; Sections, and Elevations.

2D Design and Editing:

TurboCAD is rich in professional 2D/3D design tools and drawing aids that speed design. Create views and viewports of any size and shape. Access extensive paper space and printing options. Multi-select drawing tool, dimension tools, and more.

3D Surface Modeling:

TurboCAD Professional includes a complete set of 3D surface modeling and editing tools making it ideal for both single part and small assembly mechanical designs. Read more about 3D Surface Modeling in TurboCAD
 

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. Read more about TurboCAD Architectural Tools. Read More about TurboCAD Architectural Tools
 

Powerful Drafting Palette:

Create associative views, 2D sections, and detailed views that can be updated in real-time – even from an Xref. Works with both ACIS® Solids and Surface models. Read More about the Drafting Palette
 

Photorealistic Rendering & Visualization:

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. Read more about TurboCAD Visualization features. Read more about Photorealistic Rendering & Visualization

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 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
• Read more about TurboCAD File Support

System Requirements

TurboCAD Professional 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.

CPU Type

1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor

64-bit System Requirements:

Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8* 64-bit, Windows 7 (64-bit) - 8 GB RAM.

32-bit System Requirements:

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.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO SUBSCRIPTION CUSTOMERS - Subscriptions require an active internet connection in order to maintain the subscription license.

Recommended:

Your experience with TurboCAD Professional will be greatly enhanced with a newer generation, higher speed CPU, 8+ GB RAM.

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New & Improved Features (includes over 667 bug fixes)
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 Platinum 2020Pro 2020Deluxe 2020Designer 2020
Performance, User Interface and Usability
An interactive Startup Splash Screen
Snaps - highlighting hit graphic
Block palette - resize block previews✓ 
Find position of a Command in the UI
Block palette - find Block by Name
2D Drafting and Editing
Viewport hidden line performance using Cache 
Leader Dimension Improvements
Load/Unload Xrefs ✓ ✓ 
Direct Editing of Blocks in Drawing  
Select By Block Command   
3D Modeling and Design
Patterns with Solids
3D Solid and Surface mapping tools   
Imprint using Block insertions   
Multi-threaded faceting for rendering
Visualization
Rendering and Visualization
Multi-threaded faceting for rendering   
Visualize Rendering ✓ ✓ ✓ 
Interoperability
AutoCAD® DWG,DXF & SketchUp SKP - 2021 Import/Export Support
Professional Mechanical CAD File Formats ✓   
Publish to PDF ✓ ✓ ✓ 
STL Import Performance Boost ✓ ✓ ✓ 
Architecture Tools
Railing by Path with 2D Arc   
Architectural Grid ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

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