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Engineering design CAD software providing modeling,drafting and visualization for engineers & infrastructure professionals Learn more about MicroStation
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CorelCAD allows individuals and organizations of any size to create powerful technical graphics quickly and affordably. Learn more about CorelCAD
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Next generation CAD solution with an optimized platform mounted on a high-speed robust engine. Comes at a fraction of the cost. Learn more about CADMATE
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Powerful cloud-based Structural Analysis program that allows users to model, analyze and design complex 3D structures. Learn more about SkyCiv Structural 3D
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Fully functional 2D/3D CAD Software with life-time valid licenses. Latest IntelliCAD, ACIS & Teigha Technologies. Low Price & Easy Use. Learn more about ActCAD 2020 Professional
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A programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numerical computation.
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Mechanical CAD, design validation, product data management, design communication, and CAD productivity tools in a single package.
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Onshape is the only product development platform that unites CAD, data management, collaboration tools and real-time analytics.
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Product design software that addresses all manufacturing organizations, from OEMs through their supply chains, to small producers.
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Technical computing system that provides tools for image processing, geometry, visualization, machine learning, data mining, and more.
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Open-source parametric 3D modeler with modular architecture for designing machine tools and architectural designs in 2D and 3D.
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Unconstrained CAD/CAM built for fast, flexible design and manufacturing - exhaustive translators combined with history-free modeling.
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CAD solution that helps businesses create 3D or 2D figures and variants of configurable products using direct and parametric modeling.
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Open-source CAD solution that helps users design multiple 2D models with multilingual interface and cross-platform support.
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nanoCAD smart design and drafting
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Engineering CAD solution that assists with PCB designing, documentation, simulation, assembly drawing, schematic design, and more.
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Software that allows users to view all major 3D CAD formats.
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On-premise CAD solution which assists architecture and engineering firms with 2D drafting, 3D modeling and photo realistic rendering.
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CAD platform that provides 2D & 3D design tools that streamlines the process of drafting, modeling, modifying, and more.
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Engineering CAD tool that provides floodway mapping, 2D modeling, GIS mapping, 3D viewing, reporting, etc.
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An AutoCAD add-on productivity tool designed to save you time by batch-editing AutoCAD drawings.
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CAD eBOM to ERP mBOM bill of material integration for virtually any CAD or ERP business application.
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ArCADia is a program supporting 2D and 3D design with the added option to create and fully edit ACIS solids
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Solid Edge is a portfolio of affordable, easy-to-use software tools that addresses all aspects of the product development process.
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SpaceClaim is a 3D modeling software that enables anyone to create, edit, and repair geometry without worrying about technology.
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IronCAD is an intuitive 3D and 2D design solution that increases productivity, and facilitates collaboration throughout the enterprise.
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Mechanical CAD software with 20 years of development that's easy to learn, precise, extensible, and affordable.
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BricsCAD, the all-in-one CAD design solution in .dwg that answers all your needs; 2D drafting, 3D modeling, mechanical design, and BIM.
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CAESES

CAESES

by FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS AG

CAESES is a flexible CAD and optimization solution for fast and comprehensive design studies with CFD or other simulation tools.
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HydroCAD

HydroCAD

by HydroCAD Software Solutions

Windows-based CAD solution designed for businesses that helps manage drainage projects via routing diagrams, outlet hydraulics & more.
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SpinFire¿ is a revolutionary CAD Viewer with multi-CAD support for 3D/2D viewing, measuring, mark-up and other investigative functions.
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Full 2D & 3D CAD software and programming toolkit, designed to help businesses with drawings, interoperability, image rendering & more
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3D modeling solution that helps design/create 3D projects using 3D/2D drawing and visualization tools, special effects and more.
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On-premise CAM system developed for manufacturing businesses that helps with CNC programming, optimization, simulation, and more.
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Virtual designing and construction solution that allows businesses to design 3D BIM models using media library, data import and more.
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Create an entire engineering design and sales proposal with just an electric bill and an address
SimWise 4D

SimWise 4D

by Design Simulation Technologies

SimWise 4D answers Does it work? and Will it break? and How can it be made better? in an affordable, integrated package.
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Electric P8

Electric P8

by Eplan Software and Services

EPLAN Electric P8 supports your electrical controls design for machines and plants in an integrated and fast engineering system.
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Altair SimSolid is a structural analysis software developed specifically for rapidly evolving design processes.
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An Electrical CAD intuitive yet powerful package. Comes in 3 levels to precisely fit your requirement.
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Accelerate Simulation-Driven Design
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On-premise CAD/CAM System designed to automate processes for manufacturing laser, plasma, flame, waterjet and punching machines.
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At Synergis, our focus is on helping companies accelerate growth through digital transformation.
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Faster and Easier: RoadEng is a complete civil design package for surveying, terrain modeling, corridor design and site planning.
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A sheet metal add-on for AutoCAD (& GStarCAD) to calculate development for HVAC, hoppers, cyclones, dust extraction, ducts, and silos.
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IMOLD

IMOLD

by Manusoft Technologies

Computer-aided mold design platform that helps design mold layout, feed system, ejector, slider, cooling channel, and more.
Fast and powerful world-class 2D/3D CAD software platform.
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Engineering CAD tool that enables intelligent design through plant design and automation.
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Powerful, easy to use 2D CAD Software package that is free to use. Create, save and print your work with our unlimited free version.
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ElectricalDesign helps you design any building's electrical installation, make calculations & produce floorplans, schematics & reports.
Builders that works out the Bill of quantities for Major items and calculates BOQ for for buildings.
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Software for the verification of steel connections according to AISC and EC3
Simple, cost-effective, hosted engineering drawing and document management for small-to-mid-size organizations, both public and private
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CAD Pro

CAD Pro

by CadPro Drafting Software

On-premise CAD solution that lets businesses manage landscape and mechanical designs, add pop-up images, notes or audio files & more.
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The leading high-end CAE solution for electrical engineering and automation projecting tasks.
Rapidly prototype, design, and prove ASME section VIII calculations for pressure vessels.
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On-premise solution that helps businesses design CAD/CAM product prototypes and meet all manufacturing requirements.
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SUITE X sets new standards in user-experience and ergonomics. It offers a simple and intuitive interface.
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CADopia

CADopia

by CADopia

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A CAD drafting tool for educators, designers, architects, and engineers.
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Domus.Cad

Domus.Cad

by Interstudio

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Architectural CAD for 3D modeling and rendering. Supports QuickDraw 3D for walkthroughs in real time and plug-in renderers.
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Bridge Designer

Bridge Designer

by Interactive Design Systems

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Software providing a time simulation of construction stages for concrete pre/post-tensioned structures.
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Dv TDM

Dv TDM

by Practical Programs

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Document management tool that enables sending transmittals through CAD modules and markup drawings.
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Cortona2D Editor Pro

Cortona2D Editor Pro

by Cortona3D

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On-premise graphics editor that helps create, modify, and render layered graphics primitives such as ellipse, polygon, spline and more.
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Stallion 3D

Stallion 3D

by Hanley Innovations

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Aerodynamics and CFD solution that helps users create and analyze 3D simulation for CAD designs using algorithms and more.
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Safi 3D

Safi 3D

by Safi

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INTEGRATED 3D STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN SOFTWARE FOR STEEL, CONCRETE, WOOD AND ALUMINUM STRUCTURES
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Mech-Q

Mech-Q

by ASVIC

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Engineering CAD solution that helps manage piping, HVAC ducts, sprocket-wheels, conveyor systems, and other mechanical functions.
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ELCAD

ELCAD

by AUCOTEC

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Engineering system for electrical CAD design and documentation for electro-mechanical engineering and plant construction.
FloCAD

FloCAD

by C&R Technologies

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Engineering CAD solution that helps businesses calculate heat transfer factors, temperatures, and volumetric flow rates in a pipe flow.
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VrLiDAR

VrLiDAR

by Cardinal Systems

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Allows the display and editing of LiDAR point data in 2D and in true three-dimensional stereo.
CalcMaster for Windows

CalcMaster for Windows

by Designerswest

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Engineering calculation software for students, designers, engineers, architects and educators.
A web-based solution that helps businesses with data and document contextualization, cross-reference, and visualization.
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MechDesigner

MechDesigner

by PSMotion

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Machine design software that lets you easily model Cam and Servo based machines with many mechanism, motion, and material interactions.
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QuickPlumb

QuickPlumb

by Epiphany Software

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CAD program that enables plumbing professionals to create and share drainage and vent piping drawings.
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LoopCAD

LoopCAD

by Avenir Software

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Radiant heating design tool that enables snowmelt design, heat loss/hydronic calculations, circuit & floorplan drawings, 3D CAD views.
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Bingo-as-a-Service

Bingo-as-a-Service

by Sconce Solutions

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Bingo shape-search service for cleansing/migration/design reuse/cataloging/quality of 2D/3D CAD data (any format)
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CADISON

CADISON

by CADISON

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Plant design and equipment engineering software - 3D/2D CAD software for P&ID, Piping design, Equipment, Electrical, steel, ERP link
Sim4Design

Sim4Design

by Fidesys

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Engineering CAD tool that provides evaluation of the structural performance of design alternatives through simulations.
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MiTek

MiTek

by MiTek

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MiTek engineers better building methods across the construction industry to create greater efficiency, confidence and predictability.
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Cadmatic eShare

Cadmatic eShare

by Cadmatic

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The Cadmatic eShare is a virtual plant information management solution.
SPULLOWS

SPULLOWS

by SPUDWEB Technologies

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SPULLOWS takes just 20 minutes to generate the bellows design along with bill of materials & costing sheet
Digimat

Digimat

by e-Xstream engineering

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A multi-scale material modeling technology that speeds up the development process for innovative multi-phase materials and structures.
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The DWG/DGN CAD sofware based on IntelliCAD with many advanced functions similar to AutoCAD.
CADfix

CADfix

by International TechneGroup

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Web-based solution that provides engineering CAD through 3D modeling, analysis, data conversion, imagery and more.
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SwiftComp

SwiftComp

by AnalySwift

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SwiftComp is a unique general-purpose multiscale code for modeling composites as quickly and easily as metals, without losing accuracy.
MakePrintable

MakePrintable

by MixedDimensions

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A cloud based file fixing solution that provides 3D file error-free optimization services, through simplified interfaces.
CardGio

CardGio

by CardGio

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CardGio Inc is the leader in oil and gas and geodesic data processing software developing.
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ARES Commander

ARES Commander

by Graebert

(0 reviews)
Cloud-based DWG CAD solution that helps with features such as editing, technical drawings and more.
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SierraSoft Roads

SierraSoft Roads

by SierraSoft

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BIM software for the design of roads and highways
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CL3VER 3D

CL3VER 3D

by CL3VER

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CL3VER is a cloud-based interactive presentation software that simplifies 3D visualization for the AEC and design industries,
Power Lines Pro

Power Lines Pro

by Power Lines Pro

(0 reviews)
3D CAD web based software package for designing and modelling overhead line systems for both utilities and telco companies.
MeshWorks

MeshWorks

by DEP USA

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An integrated CAE platform for product development. Accelerate designs with integrated, automatic, associative & parametric modeler.
advantum PDM

advantum PDM

by InfoTech Scandinavia

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PDM solution designed to ensure both the development process and the communication between development and production.
CAMplete TruePath

CAMplete TruePath

by CAMplete Solutions

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Integrated suite of post processing, simulation, optimization, and verification software for 5-axis machines.
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Scan2CAD

Scan2CAD

by Scan2CAD

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Scan2CAD is the world's leading conversion software for CAD/CAM & CNC. Uses by the world's best engineering and design companies.
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Visiativ

Visiativ

by Visiativ

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Visiativ has been integrating Dassault Systems solutions for CAD, PLM, 3D Experience platform to help digital transformation.
Thea Render

Thea Render

by Thea Render

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Thea Render is a state-of-the-art Biased, Unbiased and GPU renderer with material system and its own advanced studio.
AxisVM

AxisVM

by InterCAD

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Structural analysis and design solution that provides engineering analysis and design requirements.
CARD/1

CARD/1

by IB&T Software

(0 reviews)
CARD/1 is a comprehensive CAD software for civil engineering and integrated 3D data model.
SolidFace Pro

SolidFace Pro

by SolidFace Technology

(0 reviews)
A complete 3D modeling solution allowing designers and engineers to collaborate and span multiple disciplines in real time.
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ATS CM4D

ATS CM4D

by ATS Applied Tech Systems

(0 reviews)
Identify and resolve build issues due to out of specification parts before shipping them for assembly.
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Engineering CAD Software Buyers Guide

What is engineering CAD software?

Engineering CAD (computer-aided design) software is used by architectural and engineering drafters to create precise 2D and 3D drawings, models, and technical illustrations of structures, products, and physical components.

The benefits of engineering CAD software

  • Consolidated design and analytics tools: The traditional paper-based design process is cumbersome and separates the design and analysis process. CAD systems consolidate design and analytical capabilities, making for a smoother workflow and increased productivity.
  • Better visualization/simulation of end products: Engineering CAD solutions with 3D modeling capabilities allow for better analysis of models under different conditions. 3D tools also offer interactive virtual tours of models for more accurate visualization of end products.

Typical features of engineering CAD software

  • Manufacturing design data storage: Collect and store all relevant manufacturing-related data for the final product such as production material, size, shape, and weight.
  • 2D drawing: Create and edit technical drawings and annotate designs.
  • 3D modeling: Represent and visualize objects using a collection of points in three dimensions.
  • Design analysis: Simulate the physical behavior of a component, product, or structure in order to minimize, or even eliminate, the need for physical prototyping and testing.
  • Design export: Convert the design into another file format that is easily readable by other users.
  • Reporting/analytics: Monitor key project metrics and report them to relevant stakeholders.

Considerations when purchasing engineering CAD software

  • Determine your requirements before choosing a CAD package: CAD software solutions come with different capabilities such as 2D CAD, 3D CAD, and multi-CAD; multi-CAD can be beneficial if you (or your partners, vendors, or clients) use different CAD systems. Then there’s the software’s deployment, which will be either cloud-based or on-premise. Ensure that the features of the options you’re considering align with your operational requirements and budget.
  • Total cost of ownership (TCO): TOC is an estimate of all the direct (procurement) and indirect costs (maintenance, upgrades, supporting/compatible hardware, etc.) associated with an asset over its entire life cycle. Before purchasing CAD software, calculate whether the TCO fits into your budget. For example, 2D software is less expensive than advanced 3D modeling tools, and the annual maintenance fees of 3D software are expensive.
  • Integration with other solutions: CAD software must be able to integrate with other systems, such as simulation tools and database software. This will allow for a seamless transfer between systems and ensure smooth workflows.
  • Augmented reality (AR) enables better visualization of 2D drawings and 3D models: With AR, a target in the real world is used to keep the augmented 3D data in the correct positioning. It allows users to walk around the object and get a 360-degree view. This provides an improved understanding of CAD drawings, geometric features, and projection views.
  • 3D printing helps design physical prototypes in less time: 3D printing is often used to create physical prototypes— thin layers of material are solidified using 3D printers. In order to print something, a design is created using 3D CAD software or by using a 3D scanner to scan the object you want to print. This CAD-3D printing partnership will help designers test multiple outputs with different specifications and finalize the most optimal configuration.