CAD News - issue #15
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CADforum News #15 - bulletin by CAD Studio
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New CAD tips and tricks
There are already 2.164 CAD tips listed in the CADforum database of tips and tricks for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit, Civil 3D, 3ds Max and other CAD software. Some of the most popular latest CAD tips on CADforum.cz:
(see www.cadforum.cz/tips )
New CAD blocks and symbols
You can exchange 2D and 3D CAD blocks and symbols with other users in the CADforum Block library. This free catalog currently contains 7.828 blocks, models, symbols and drawings in the DWG, RFA and IPT file formats. Here are the latest most popular blocks uploaded by people like you:
(see all blocks www.cadforum.cz/catalog_en )
New CAD and GIS tools
We offer many of our utilities as free or shareware CAD tools for download. Recently released or updated CAD utilities:
Autodesk 123D Catch and other free 3D tools
The tool for conversion of photos to a realistic 3D model - Autodesk Photofly (Photo Scene Editor) - is now part of the "DIY" family of applications "Autodesk 123D", under the new name - Autodesk 123D Catch.
The 123D family now contains four tools: the original "modeling" tool - Autodesk 123D, a new Mac application that converts the 3D model to 2D "slices" to assemble - Autodesk 123D Make, a mobile "sculpting" tool Autodesk 123D Sculpt and now also the well-known tool for "photographic modeling" - Autodesk 123D Catch.
More information and download on Autodesk 123D
Not related to 123D: Autodesk ForceEffect is a new free mobile application for conceptual simulation on Apple iPad - see a sample video.
New site-wide search tool on CADForum.cz
There is a new search tool on CADforum.cz that can simplify locating information in any section of this portal - it will find any related tips, discussions, blocks, videos or utilities on our web sites. You can try it at www.cadforum.cz/cadforum_en/search.asp
Latest CAD Downloads
The latest CAD utilities, viewers, object enablers, extensions, system libraries, patches and updates are available for download on www.cadforum.cz/download