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Mental Canvas—The Radical New Drawing App You Haven’t Heard Of

Mental Canvas is an innovative and original new drawing application that put its user and viewers in the 3rd dimension. The app looks to be great for architects and those who sketch out spatial ideas. Alas, it is developed for Microsoft’s Surface devices at first.

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HighDesign 2017 Explained—Can a Mac-only App Really Break Into the Windows CAD World?

ILEXSOFT’s co-founder says its expansion into the world of CAD on Windows, with its uniquely flavored Mac-only CAD, HighDesign, is more than just responding to its customers—it’s also about fitting into BIM workflows. 






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Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac Out—Still Runs Revit Just As Good

The latest version of Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac offers designers and architects access to the few remaining big CAD and design applications not yet available on OS X, while offering far more in multi-VMs support for legacy, Linux, Xbox and more…






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Parallels New Remote Application Server v15 Serves Up Windows Apps to Any Platform

Parallels delivers on bringing more options for companies to serve up Windows-based apps and Windows desktops to any type of computer and device around the world. This new solution may be considered for those trying to access Windows-based CAD solutions.






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Onshape now supports 3D Mice

The first and only full-cloud 3D CAD system that lets everyone on a design team simultaneously work on the same model, now supports using a 3D mouse and CadMouse.






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Parallels Launches Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac

Parallels launched Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac, offering users the best of both worlds with support for both OS X El Capitan and Windows 10 allowing them to take advantage of productivity-enhancing features like always-on Cortana and quick-look integration for Windows apps. This year, Parallels has created Pro Edition and Business Editions, for the developer/power and business user, respectively.






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FileMaker releases FileMaker Training Series for FileMaker 14

Self-paced training materials get beginners started for free, and helps advanced users unlock the full capabilities of the FileMaker Platform.






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Five Things Apple users might want to know about the new Vulkan Graphics API

We discuss five issues about Vulkan and its impact on Apple in both desktop and mobile markets, and this article is chock full of info not yet contained in our other Vulkan reports.






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Parallels pushes more Windows users to Mac with new software

Parallels pulls out all the stops in creating Parallels Desktop Switch to Mac Edition — new version provides extensive, interactive and easy to use help technology to enable Windows users to switch to the Mac more gracefully.






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Tidbits: Vectorworks, Baz and Vue, and Virtualization news

Mac CAD and 3D News: V-Construct offers more Vectorworks 2009 training classes in NYC; plus Baz Lurmann’s “Australia” the movie uses Vue for 185 shots. This story details the the making of the film using Vue 7 tools; finally we have news on a new book for making nice with Windows on your new Mac. Good stuff all below!






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