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BRICSYS 2019—Lift Creativity, Reduce, Complexity, Act as One

Bricsys continues to push on its leadership front in the area of Machine Learning and AI in BIM but the big news this year was on the new Rhino 3D + Grasshopper integration that benefits not just BIM workflows but MCAD workflows as well. Zaha Hadid Architects and HOK were global design innovators presenting at the conference as well.

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INSIDER: Bricsys 2018: CAD + Machine Learning Equals Intelligent Collaboration

Bricsys has possibly taken the leadership front in the area of merging Machine Learning (ML) within a CAD tool—it has demonstrated truly powerful and ground-breaking new intelligence in a (.dwg) native-based CAD and BIM tool, with specialized verticals coming by way of a powerful third-party API system.

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Hexagon Now Has End-to-End AEC Solutions Platform with Acquisition of Bricsys

Bricsys is now a subsidiary of a massive and growing critical company in the Industry 4.0 revolution. In this news analysis article, we discuss Hexagon’s focus and technologies as they can possibly relate to this new focus on AEC BIM.

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Rival Gains Autodesk AutoCAD Veteran—Heidi Hewett Joins Bricsys

The DWG Clone Wars continue to get interesting. Bricsys of Belgium gains 26 year Autodesk veteran to help BricsCAD users accelerate product success and drive innovation.

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Bricsys Ships All New BricsCAD V18.2—New Core Features Advance BIM and Sheet Metal Design

BricsCAD advances to version 18.2 and adds dozens of new features—a powerful point dot upgrade from the emerging BIM software provide.

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Tidbits: 3D and CAD News: Bricsys and CADprofi, Nvidia, and Chaos Group News

Major industry events news includes Nvidia’s GTC and Chaos Group’s “Total Chaos” event. We also note CADprofi updates.

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New “Shape” by Bricsys Takes Aim at Trimble SketchUp

Bricsys of Belgium, the developer of popular BricsCAD, has announced Shape, a new DWG-native 3D conceptual “SketchUp-like” design software tool. It is slated for 2018 release.

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Bricsys of Belgium Updates BricsCAD v17 for Mac

Belgium’s Bricsys updates BricsCAD Mac to version 17.2.09—adds dozens of new improvements along with key fixes.

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Belgium-based Bricsys Announces New BricsCAD V17.1.18-1 for Mac

The native DWG AutoCAD competitor says BricsCAD (Mac) V17 is a complete BricsCAD version and has the same features as BricsCAD (Linux), with lots of new features, improvements, and fixes.

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Bricsys Announces new BricsCAD V17—Advances BIM, Modeling and Sheet Metal CAD

Bricsys of Belgium announces new DWG-based BricsCAD V17 for MCAD, AEC and general CAD workflows. New update advances BIM, sheet metal design CAD and 3D modeling functionalities.

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In-Brief: Bricsys Talks Adding Artificial Intelligence (AI) to DWG-based CAD System

Some quick notes on announcements and chatter at the Annual User Conference for Bricsys being held this week in Munich, Germany.

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BRICSYS 2016 Coming to Munich in One Week

Next week in Munich, Bricsys NV, will host its annual developers conference on everything BricsCAD including introducing its latest version 17 release. The native DWG competitor targets directions both similar and unique to its euro cousin Graebert as both compete to win market share from US giant Autodesk.

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BricsCAD v16.2 released from Bricsys—new UI and 3D modeling updates

Bricsys adds four important new feature updates in point-dot release for BricsCAD V16 (in version 16.2)—adding improved UI, Quad cursor additions, Dynamic UCS and Clip Display status useful in BIM.

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Tidbits: Bricsys in US market, IMSI Design and other news

CAD and 3D Tidbits: We have some news BricsCAD having a new home in the USA, plus IMSI ships new TurboCAD LTE Pro 8 for Windows 10, plus Revit models updated at Koble Windows and Doors.

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Bricsys brings globally growing BricsCAD to Mac in new Native OS X version

Belgium headquartered international DWG CAD company Bricsys NV, has recently announced the first arrival of BricsCAD for Mac in its latest V15 release, offering native DWG file format 2D and 3D CAD and modeling functionality in MCAD and AEC workflows, including new BIM tools, sheet metal tools and cloud collaboration.

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ARM Macs and CAD & 3D Apps — Apple Chip Readiness?

Which CAD and 3D apps look ready for the Apple chip? ARM Macs with the Apple chip will offer new advantages for Macs in the 3D and CAD markets.

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INSIDER: Expanding a BIM Workflow Near You—McNeel’s New Open Source Rhino.Inside SDK

BIM tools have failed global design leaders in many areas—especially advanced modeling. Now Rhino and GH are coming “inside” to help solve long extent pain points in the AEC industry.

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BricCAD BIM supports the BIMcollab issue management ecosystem

Bricsys collaborates with BIMcollab and announces integration between products yielding new BCF features and workflow capacity.

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Early Access: (emTech) section for INSIDER Xpresso—#08

Early Access and enhanced coverage of the Emergent Technologies (emTech) section for the upcoming INSIDER Xpresso #08, Non-subscribers can gain access to this information by signing up for our monthly Xpresso newsletter for free. Inside this issue, we cover Xpresso reader demographics, a Harvard AI in Architecture thesis, and Bricsys’ AI ambitions.

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International Road-Show—BricsCAD with AI Event at Boston Society of Architects

Bricsys will be showing its AI-infused BIM technology at the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) this coming September—DWG based architecture professionals encouraged by the company to come and learn about the future of DWG-based BIM technology.

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Pondering the Impact of AI (artificial intelligence) in AEC Industries—the Wide View

As AI and Machine Learning Penetrate the AEC industry with intensity in 2019, Architosh discusses the possible impacts of these technologies with five computational design experts already exploring their use in Architecture and Engineering sectors. This article first appeared in INSIDER Xpresso.

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MCAD News: Siemens Announces new NX Software—Now with AI and ML Technologies

Siemens’ Digital Innovation Platform and NX software advance the design and engineering process by tapping into AI and Machine Learning within the context of their new Adaptive User Interface technology.

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architosh INSIDER 02 — Introduction

Our second INSIDER Report focuses on delivering the latest state of the art thinking about the present and future state of (.dwg).

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INSIDER: A (.dwg) Renaissance—Neil Petersen of the ODA Explains Why

With 80 software engineers largely in Eastern Europe, the Open Design Alliance (ODA) is a software powerhouse in its own right, now aiming to maximize CAD industry interoperability across a range of new initiatives. Importantly though, (.dwg) is far from legacy—new initiatives aim to put it back on the main stage.

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INSIDER: Graebert On Concentric Circles of (.dwg) Users—Why Its Cloud and Enterprise Updates Matter

The cloud is unlocking roadblocks in existing workflows and Graebert’s ARES Kudo, in particular, is enabling its OEM partners to build enriched solution portfolios that scale up to the larger enterprise client level.

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INSIDER: How CorelCAD Continues to Grow—Unique Differentiation and Global Sales Channel

While Corel steadily leverages its world-class CorelDRAW brand across its global enterprise customers, CorelCAD has found new adherents within the AEC industries, particularly with engineers.

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Breaking: HEXAGON Just Became World’s Largest AEC BIM & CAD Company

Hexagon AB already skirts the edges of AEC with its total stations, laser systems, and GPS systems technologies but now owns Bricsys’s formidable DWG-native CAD and BIM platforms, making Hexagon a new major player in the world of AEC software.

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Mac CAD/3D Tidbits: Vectorworks, IrisVR and BricsCAD News

We have CAD and 3D news tidbits in this post on Vectorworks Spotlight and Vision in South Africa, Bricsys 2018 Conference coming up on London and IrisVR’s latest coverage.

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BricsCAD Shape for macOS—SketchUp Competitor Arrives in Market

Belgium-based Bricsys, has released the new BricsCAD Shape for macOS (and Windows too!).

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Where Does the Mac Fit in Autodesk’s new One AutoCAD Strategy

The Mac today plays a part in the One AutoCAD strategy that is unique from the mobile and Web variants—a desktop version which apparently has unique users as a group but where diverse devices and settings require different degrees of parity.

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BricsCAD V18—2/3D CAD and BIM Software for Mac OS X

Belgium’s Bricsys delivers its native Mac OS X version of its popular DWG file-based CAD/BIM program with full compatibility with the latest versions of AutoCAD and IFC open-standard interoperability support.

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SketchUp May Finally Have Some Competition—New BricsCAD Shape

BricsCAD Shape is finally rolling out with the Windows version first but the Mac version is on its way. The new conceptual design modeler is meant for architects and engineers and is DWG native and supports IFC workflows.

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Ultimate List of CDE (Common Data Environment) Apps for Architects

The Mac platform isn’t a minority player in an AEC industry moving to the cloud with the most important new digital platform to affect industry change—the new CDE (common data environment).  This article introduces the reader to 18 different solutions and profiles 5 leaders against key CDE definition criteria.

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INDEX 02: CAD: MCAD (Mechanical Computer-Aided Design)

The MCAD market has traditionally ignored Apple, but things started changing in the late aughts. By 2010 – 2012 major new players like Siemens’ NX (Unigraphics) came to the platform. The strength of the MCAD platform for the macOS platform has grown a lot since, and there are now over 25 native macOS CAD apps meant to tackle MCAD industries.

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INDEX 01: All Mac CAD/CAM Apps—Alphabetical Listing

This is our complete (WIP) listing of all Mac CAD/CAM apps, simply organized in alphabetical order. This is our master list truncated lists are organized below for faster access to specific apps for different industries or CAD platforms.

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INDEX 02: CAD: Multi-disciplinary

Multi-disciplinary apps mean CAD apps of a generalist nature or apps broad enough to cover in detail two or more major industry sectors. Nearly all the macOS CAD apps here can address both MCAD sectors and AEC sectors but some less than others.


 

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INDEX 02: CAD: AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction)

The Mac platform has always been popular in architecture circles in particular but increasingly within the overall AEC industry. This list of AEC CAD apps is just one component of what we will eventually have for AEC app list coverage.

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CorelCAD 2018 Arrives for Mac and Windows—iOS Version Coming Soon

CorelCAD 2018 powers professional technical design with advanced CAD capabilities at an affordable price, offering native DWG file format CAD on Mac OS X, Windows and soon Apple iOS.

 

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BricsCAD BIM 18—In Gent A New Power Is Rising in the BIM World

Bricsys of Belgium delivers many robust upgrades to its BricsCAD platforms and its BIM solutions has gain machine learning technology.

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Graebert Releases SP3 for ARES Commander 2017—Supports DWG 2018 Format

Graebert updates ARES Commander 2017 to handle DWG 2018 file format—among other SP3 items—and makes news about ARES Kudo.

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Hexagon’s Intergraph CADWorx Plant 2017 R1 Now Runs on BricsCAD and AutoCAD platforms

Bricsys announces new Intergraph CADWorx Process, Plant & Marine (PP&M) design suite support on BricsCAD platform giving choice to users.

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BricsCAD V17 dot 2.03-1 Released for Windows

Latest BricsCAD update to V17 adds several new commands and features plus bug fixes.

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More Relevant Than Ever—Autodesk Totally Committed to AutoCAD and The Mac

Autodesk has just released its most Mac-centric version of AutoCAD ever. And the company continues deep investment in its most famous product.

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Best Holiday Discounts for Mac CAD & 3D Software

Software publishers push out good Black Friday and Cyber Monday Holiday Sales.

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Graebert Shows ARES Touch for iOS and ARES Kudo Progress—More Flexibility Than Rivals

By providing native apps across all major operating systems—desktop or mobile—including the cloud via the modern browser, Onshape’s CAD partner, the Berlin-based Graebert, aims to give CAD users the world over the most flexible access to their DWG based data.

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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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5 Reasons why 2015 was The Best Year for CAD on the Mac

2015 was a huge year for the Mac CAD market, a side product of multiple factors at play in the overall technology landscape.

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Multiplatform BricsCAD version 16 now available

BricsCAD V16 comes with enhanced architectural BIM design, 3D modeling and usability, and detailed 2D drafting–works on Windows, Mac and Linux.

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BricsCAD® is Now Available in the USA with Industry-Leading Mapping Software from TCI

A Complete Mapping Solution for under $1,000 per seat. BricsCad now supports industry-leading mapping software from TCI.

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Special Feature: The State of the Union on Mac CAD

Architosh delivers an update on the state of progress on Mac CAD industries, citing facts, figures, industry player views, and notes on the latest developments in new software products for the industry.

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Bricscad coming to Mac – smaller companies look to Apple

CAD blog reports that Bricscad coming to Mac in the next year or so, as Bricsys NV has re-written their code base for operating system portability.

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