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Is ARES the neXt AutoCAD?

ARES Trinity of CAD platform provides intelligent and automated DWG CAD solutions to multiple industries, including AEC and manufacturing. And it does so by providing favorable economics over rivals so companies can redeploy capital towards remote work and emerging technologies

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AERTWORKS Becomes US Reseller for ARES CAD Software

ARES CAD technology to be further accelerated in United States market due to new reseller partnership between Graebert and AERTWORKS.

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Corel of Canada Announces new CorelCAD 2021

The new CorelCAD 2021 just announced offers enhanced professional 2D/3D CAD features within a native (.dwg) file format, M1 chip support on macOS, and the latest AutoCAD file compatibility.

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BIM News: 2020 ODA DevCon Goes Virtual This September

The Open Design Alliances’s Developer Conference this year will be virtual, featuring guest keynote speakers from buildingSMART Internation, Microsoft, Google, and others.

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Graebert’s COVID-19 Response—Free ARES Kudo Till End of May

ARES Kudo can help those working with (.dwg) native files in any industry where remote access is critical for business continuity during this global pandemic crisis.

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Corel has announced the new CoreCAD 2020 for Mac and Windows

CorelCAD 2020 is a powerful .dwg native 2D/3D CAD program and the latest version maximizes users’ productivity with new features and commands.

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Open Design Alliance Releases ‘Drawings 2020u2’ with Full ReCap Support

Drawings 2020u2 contains a number of additional features including enhancements to .dgn threading support and improvements to the ODA geometry sub-system, as well as fixes for several hundred member-reported issues.

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Evento Anual de Graebert—Berlín se viste de gala para las grandes noticias de ARES Trinity

Graebert continúa impulsando la innovación en el formato de archivo CAD (.dwg), lo que entusiasma a los asistentes de este año con opciones de integración únicas en el mercado AEC BIM junto con fuertes avances en sus tecnologías para la nube con ARES Kudo.

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Graebert Annual Event—Berlin Dresses Up for Big ARES Trinity News

Graebert continues to drive innovation into the (.dwg) CAD file format—exciting this year’s attendees with uniquely positioned options for integrations into the AEC BIM market along with strong advances in its cloud technologies with ARES Kudo.

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Graebert Announces Updates to ARES Native DWG CAD Product Line

Berlin, Germany-based Graebert, has announced major updates to its ARES CAD software technologies at its annual conference held there this month. Here is a brief summary of the big news.

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Autodesk Releases AutoCAD 2020—See What’s New!

Autodesk releases new AutoCAD 2020—industry leading CAD software gains Microsoft and Box cloud integrations and numerous other features across its main desktop versions (macOS and Windows versions come with subscription) plus web version of AutoCAD and more.

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ODA Releases Architecture SDK 2019.2

Open Design Alliance releases updated toolkit for building architectural design applications.

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The Resurgence of (.dwg)—A Look at its Present and Future Technology

Our second annual architosh INSIDER Report focuses on the state of (.dwg) CAD technology, by looking at the present and future innovations of its main adherents.

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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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AutoCAD 2019 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2019—Announced and Shipping

Autodesk announces new AutoCAD 2019 version product line for Apple’s macOS platform.

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Graebert Announces ARES for Enterprise—Modern DWG CAD for Large Organizations

A new product offering is aimed at organizations with 100 users or more and combines Graebert’s ARES Trinity of CAD software for Desktop, Mobile and Cloud with new enterprise deployment features.

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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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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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Graebert Announces AWS Industrial Software Competency Achievement

Graebert achieves AWS Industrial Software Competency accreditation marking its status as an industrial cloud-based software provider helping companies innovate at the highest level of innovation.

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Autodesk’s AutoCAD Web App—Named Finalist in User Experience by Fast Company

The AutoCAD web app is a Fast Company finalist for user experience (UX) at its Innovation by Design Awards program.

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Autodesk Releases Update to AutoCAD for Mac—New in Version 2018.1

Autodesk updates the macOS version of AutoCAD to version 2018.1.

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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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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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Autodesk Intros AutoCAD 2019—New Industry Toolsets, Flexible Licensing and new Web Version

Autodesk simplifies AutoCAD 2019 into one license, many apps, experience, giving users much more freedom across tools and devices.

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progeSOFT iCADMac 2018 Released—Native DWG CAD Program Gains Features

progeCAD SA’s macOS native version got a good-sized update in December—iCADMac 2018.

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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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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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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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Graebert Officially Ships ARES Commander 2017—DWG CAD for Mac, Windows and Linux

A big week for DWG CAD systems on the Mac, Graebert follows Autodesk and announces ARES Commander 2017 is now available, serving native DWG CAD to Mac, Windows, Linux and iOS and Android devices.

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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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Tidbits: ArchiSnapper, DWG Sync for Revit, and AIA Innovator Award news

We have CAD and AEC news tidbits below. We learn of Autodesk’s new tool for DWG to Revit workflows, the AIA’s call to vote for innovation winners, and some interesting content over at ArchiSnapper’s blog.

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Graebert Annual Meeting 2016—Introducing ‘Trinity’ of CAD

Graebert and its partners continue to capitalize on the legacy of the DWG CAD file format. At this year’s Annual Meeting in Berlin, held two weeks ago, partners extolled the virtues of Graebert as both partner and technical resource, while the Berlin company announced even more expansive plans around its Trinity of CAD strategy.

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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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Graebert to introduce Cloud-based CAD Solution and Visualization with ARES Kudo

ARES Kudo’s ambition is to bring a full browser-based CAD solution to read, create and annotate DWG drawings in the Cloud and be able to work and access files from any computer.

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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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ARES Touch for Android Now Immediately Available for Download

Service Pack 2 of ARES Commander for Desktop OS platforms is also available as Graebert rolls out updates to its CAD product lines.

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Graebert releases new ARES Kudo YouTube Video—First Peaks

Want to see a Sneak Peak at ARES Kudo? Graebert releases a YouTube video showing the new cloud-based DWG CAD solution in preview form.

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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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Germany’s Graebert Announces ARES Commander 2016—CAD System for Mac, Windows and Linux

Leading DWG-based CAD alternative software is now at version 2016 and is available for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux distros. And Graebert has much more planned for 2016 including an iOS version for iPad tablets.

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Graebert Inaugurates New Indian Headquarters—Signals Growth in Cross-Platform and Cloud-based CAD in Region

New Headquarter reflects drive to become a major player within India’s CAD market across desktop, mobile and cloud.

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Browser CAD Wars—Autodesk responds by launching Project Leopard

Autodesk has revealed its stealthy Project Leopard, bringing Fusion 360 to users “a la” Onshape—a company that perhaps will offer the software giant its biggest mCAD competition in the near future. While this development foretells of an emerging war between two CAD rivals, it means much more for industry directions in general.

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Graebert announces Hybrid CAD + GIS solution created in partnership with Esri

ARES Map brings together the intelligence of Esri’s world-class GIS contents with Graebert’s powerful, full-featured DWG-based CAD platform.

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Berlin CAD Event: Graebert announces first ‘full-featured’ DWG-based CAD software for Apple iPad and iPhone

A preliminary version of ARES Touch for iOS revealed at the Graebert Annual Meeting. It’s expected to hit the market in 2016 and be as powerful as ARES Touch for Android, which is currently the most featured CAD solution for DWG editing on tablets and smartphones.

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Vectorworks Training: Want to Be Asked, “Where’d You Learn That?”

For this month’s tips and classes by Vectorworks can help individuals get there and make them to be the envy of the office.

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Event: Want to Learn More About Vectorworks? Boston Training Sessions

Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to learn from a Vectorworks trainer right in Boston!

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BIMscript and LENA by BIMobject in Sweden

Turning mechanical CAD into intelligent BIM objects. BIMscript™ and LENA is a technology and a solution designed to streamline and accelerate the process of BIM content creation. This delivers both an open and freely available scripting language as well as a BIM object authoring solution.

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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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Corel releases new CorelCAD 2015 for Mac and Windows—unparalleled native DWG file support

Corel Corporation releases new CorelCAD 2015 for Mac OS X and Windows this week, offering full DWG-file compatibility with Autodesk AutoCAD

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Graebert of Germany announces ARES Commander 2015 2/3D CAD for Mac, Windows and Linux

Graebert of Germany announces new ARES Commander 2015 2D/3D DWG Native CAD System for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux—Brings DWG File Optionality to Global CAD Market

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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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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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BIM/CAD Formats per App: An iPad Guide

This feature report lists BIM/CAD file formats and which apps associate themselves with each format or vice versa. This is a good shortcut guide to finding the apps you will need.

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Graebert aggressively attacks Big CAD Leaders with “Convert to DraftSight” program

Graebert’s aggressive push aims to take market share away from Autodesk’s AutoCAD

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Spatial Corp and Open Design Alliance announce partnership

Spatial forms partnership with Open Design Alliance

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Forrester Research points Autodesk in right direction on iOS

Forrester report says Autodesk is pointed in the right direction. Design Feed is a social networking like feature aimed at collaboration trends

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IMSI announces TurboViewer Pro for iPad and iPhone

TurboViewer Pro arrives from IMSI/Design — professional version adds many powerful features and has no advertising

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In-Depth: IMSI TurboViewer for iPad

In this Product In-Depth we take a more detailed look and review IMSI’s executive plans for addressing the iOS market, bringing decades of CAD programming experience to the mobile market for CAD-based field professionals

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Stalwart CAD developer IMSI offers first 3D DWG viewer for iPad

IMSI hits it big with super quick 2D/3D DWG File Viewer for iPad

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Dassault Systemes DraftSight 2D CAD Now Available

Dassault Systemes releases DraftSight for Windows – First General Release

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Autodesk officially releases AutoCAD for Mac OS X

Autodesk officially announces AutoCAD for Mac – product is now available.

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