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Playing Nice is Best—Autodesk and Siemens Sign Agreement on CAD Interoperability

Manufacturing CAD Giants Autodesk and Siemens Agree on Interoperability Pack—Companies to Share Toolkits.

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Product Review: Graebert ARES Commander 2016 for Mac

Does Germany’s Graebert have what it takes to challenge mighty Autodesk’s market leading AutoCAD in global 2/3D CAD? In this in-depth product review, Architosh reviews the Mac version of ARES Commander 2016, introducing readers to the company’s history and product orientation philosophy in the process.

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Tidbits: SketchUp, V-ray and Autodesk University News

Mac and iOS CAD and 3D News: We have brief news items on SketchUp 2016 and V-Ray 2.0 support (a free update), plus news on Autodesk University 2015 running this week.

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AutoCAD 2016 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2016 for Mac Now Available

The latest release includes key enhancements to create a more “Mac-native” environment for users, including a specialized Mac interface and Mac-specific features. Additionally, Mac AutoCAD users have even greater support in mixed-platform environments with a host of new features.

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Lumion 6.0 is now available and shipping

Lumion a visualization software for architects has been taken to a new level in Lumion 6 with improved features for materials, reflections, shadows and lighting. The results are now more compelling and realistic than ever.

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In-Brief: Autodesk talks to Architosh about iPad Pro and AutoCAD 360

Autodesk got prime time feature coverage during Apple’s Special Event this past week as AutoCAD 360 was shown on the new iPad Pro. Autodesk spoke to Architosh about what they showed and what is going on behind the scenes

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Looking at new AutoCAD 2016 and What Lies Ahead for Mac version

Autodesk’s new AutoCAD 2016 is out and here are the key features—plus some thoughts about what might wish to make it into the Mac version when it gets updated later this year.

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Autodesk has introduced new apps at 2014 Greenbuild Conference

Autodesk unloads at 2014 Greenbuild Confab with an array of sustainable design applications for its BIM and infrastructural CAD products

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Autodesk announces AutoCAD for Mac 2015 and AutoCAD LT for Mac 2015

Autodesk announces AutoCAD for Mac 2015 and AutoCAD LT for Mac 2015—offering major new features and updates that make this version of AutoCAD on OS X a must-upgrade for users and the best version yet for AutoCAD users on Windows to make the switch to Mac computers

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Grabert releases ARES Commander Edition 2014 CAD for Mac, Windows and Linux

Grabert continues assault on Autodesk’s market leading AutoCAD with 2014 Edition of ARES Commander. The latest release gives Mac AutoCAD users in particular features still missing in the latest versions of AutoCAD for OS X

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Autodesk updates AutoCAD 360 Mobile to version 2.1

AutoCAD 360 Mobile gets better with version 2.1 update

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Product Review: IMSI TurboCAD Mac Pro 7

Architosh reviews IMSI / Design’s latest TurboCAD Mac Pro now at version 7. The venerable TurboCAD product line is a key rival in the overall CAD market to noted heavy-weight Autodesk and is particularly strong on the Windows side. But since 2006 the company returned to the Mac platform to address an expanding overall CAD market. This latest version is powered by the same underlying technology in SolidWorks and contains photographic realistic rendering options. In this review we take a look at what is new.

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Autodesk renames AutoCAD WS to AutoCAD 360 Pro Mobile

Autodesk advances AutoCAD WS, changes name to AutoCAD 360 and offers multiple app plans plus web beta for AutoCAD as SaaS

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Event: Moving from AutoCAD to Smart Workflows with Vectorworks Software

Nemetschek Vectorworks takes aim at AutoCAD uses with free webinar that shows workflow advantages

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Able2Extract PDF Convert 8 first Multi-platform tool of its kind

First cross-platform PDF converter tool supports PDF to AutoCAD conversion on Mac OS X

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