TurboCAD Mac Pro
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TurboCAD Mac Pro is a professional CAD application that offers the ultimate in design productivity and ease of use. Access powerful new 2D drafting tools, 3D surface modeling and ACIS® solid modeling tools, and over 11,000 symbols in an intuitive interface. Optimize drawing management with a new ability to organize layers into an unlimited number of sets and subsets, making it easy to turn on and off visual aspects and create more detailed designs.

Advanced 2D/3D Architectural Design
Choose from 1,000 included pre-designed floor plans, or start
What's New
Version 7.5.3:

Improved

  • Added support for reading colors from obj mtl files
  • Gripper Updates
  • Updated animation technology (replaced QuickTime with AVFoundation)
  • DWG Write now saves unit hint
  • Scaling a wall now scales the component thickness
  • Corrected an issue where the STL binary header contained a different facet count Improved - Added more info to "could not save data file" message
  • Added display of detailed log file if Step/IGES import fails
Fix
  • You can now cut and paste using keyboard within text edit fields
  • Corrected naming issue preventing SpaceMouse and TurboCAD ESD builds
  • Corrected issue with STL export and facet counts with collapsed facets
  • Print By Layers was not using SubLayers in drop down
  • Pasting groups was leaving extra objects around
  • Save image to render material working
  • Issues selecting instances of objects
  • The degree symbol was not reading in correctly via dwg/dxf import
  • Corrected file crash when reading .3DM files
  • Corrected a space mouse activation issue
  • Corrected issue with splines on surfaces, esp 2 point splines
  • Updates to points connected and repair profile logic
  • Corrected an issue with mirror undo of an unassociative acis part.
  • Mac was not collapsing dialogs to the right correctly.
  • Corrected crash importing iges files and event clashing
  • Corrected issue printing to pdf fill patterns.
  • Changed the BOM Qty field to display as integer instead of a floating point using the Export command
  • Bom qty field needed a tolerance to avoid garbage in 15-16 digit locations.
  • Corrected an issue where a zero area cover surface would return as valid.
  • Walls now export out as trimmed
  • Walls now honor unit settings
  • Print to PDF updates for fill patterns
  • Corrected iges import issue with the Heal option
  • Added tolerance checks to BOM QTY calculations (QTY fields now accurate)
  • Previews are no longer stretched on mac
  • Plus 15 additional minor corrections

Version 7.5.3:

Improved

  • Added support for reading colors from obj mtl files
  • Gripper Updates
  • Updated animation technology (replaced QuickTime with AVFoundation)
  • DWG Write now saves unit hint
  • Scaling a wall now scales the component thickness
  • Corrected an issue where the STL binary header contained a different more...
Requirements
  • Intel, 64-bit processor
  • OS X 10.6.8 or later



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TurboCAD Mac Pro User Discussion (Write a Review)
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Christopher Piper reviewed on 10 Apr 2013
I found this software (TurboCAD Deluxe v7) buggy under Mountain Lion OS. Undo would invariably insert duplicates of my walls, which I would have to delete time after time. AutoCAD files are hit and miss on import, sometimes scattered all over the drawing after importing. Doors and windows do not propagate when using the 2D to 3D tools, even in the tutorial model. Several of the features do not work as instructed in the manual.

Exported 3D drawings import fairly well into Lightwave for rendering, but TurboCAD's library textures do not export with the drawing, and cannot be accessed outside of TurboCAD.

That being said, I paid $130 when v.7 first came out, and I might have been happier if I had paid $50 less. Furthermore, I have found enough workarounds, though it pains me to keep deleting extra walls, that I might have even upgraded to TurboCAD Pro if they didn't want to charge $200 for the privilege. (Even today with the big sale.) I do hate it when companies ignore early adapters. All in all, I would warn not to take this software too seriously. It is cheap by comparison to really good software, but it is more for hobbyist than serious draftspersons.
[Version 7.0.0]

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Ploth replied on 10 Apr 2013
Thank you for your review. It helped me make a decision to not purchase. I just tested v7 on Mac Pro Mountain Lion and CMD Z (undo) still doesn't undo the last action. Very odd as this would be one of my used commands in every design software I use!

It's a shame - I was very keen to buy at the special price..
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Jefrart reviewed on 17 Jan 2012
import does not work, at least for the DWG and trial mode...
[Version 6.0]


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Plasterpyrus reviewed on 23 Jul 2008
I bought this application about 3 weeks ago and being this is my first 3D CAD application that I've bought, so far I must say its been a good experience, Now I know this is no Auto CAD but for someone like myself thats new to 3D CAD, its been perfect. My one objection is to the GUI of the application, it has absolutely not a bit of appeal its very archaic and a bit clunky. The developer could have put a little more effort into it. As far as the application goes it is a great value. So far its been fairly easy to learn by oneself and the one drawback to this is that the tutorials are for the first version and so they don't quite go with this version but its not to bad to figure out. I don't think its wise of the developer to ignore these little things that wouldn't be to hard for a developer like IMSI to just take care off, since it takes away from the user's experience when using TurboCAD Mac 3D that otherwise would be a home run, as it turns out its a triple.
[Version 4.0]


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Macvdr had trouble on 10 Apr 2013
Hi,

just bought the Pro version. Installation runs fine and TurboCAD tells me that I've entered a valid serial number. However, when I click on the Activation button, Safari opens and tries to load a page from IMSI, but fails. No chance to retrieve the activation code. How can this be fixed?

Kind regards,
Claus
[Version 7.0.0]

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Christopher Piper replied on 10 Apr 2013
HI, Macvdr. Try making Firefox your default browser temporarily, then activating. I think that is what I wound up doing.
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Macvdr replied on 11 Apr 2013
Hi Christopher,

thank you for your reply. I managed to get an activation code from the website. Unfortunately, I now have another problem. Every time I want to enter the activation code into the license manager (Snaks), it crashes! So, currently, I'm not able to activate my purchased copy of TurboCAD Pro :-( (I also contacted the support, but didn't receive an answer yet)
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Macvdr replied on 11 Apr 2013
Hi,

me again, I managed to activate my copy. Everything is working fine now! :D
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Wolf_5aff20d8 replied on 16 Apr 2013
Hello Macvdr,
as I have the same problem activating TurboCAD Pro (snaks...) I would be glad if you could pass the information how you succeeded

Kind regards
Wolf
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Macvdr replied on 16 Apr 2013
Hi Wolf,

I made the mistake that I copied everything from the mail into the serial number field (serial number AND activation code!!!). The moment I recognized this, I could easily fix the issue. :-) I hope this helps you.
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Wolf_5aff20d8 replied on 16 Apr 2013
Hello Claus,

yes, that did the trick!
Thanks a lot, you saved my day!

Kind regards
Wolf

Rdrichards rated on 17 Apr 2013

[Version 7.0.0]



Pateck rated on 29 Jan 2012

[Version 6.0]



dkuchler rated on 17 Jan 2012

[Version 6.0]


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TurboCAD Mac Pro is a professional CAD application that offers the ultimate in design productivity and ease of use. Access powerful new 2D drafting tools, 3D surface modeling and ACIS® solid modeling tools, and over 11,000 symbols in an intuitive interface. Optimize drawing management with a new ability to organize layers into an unlimited number of sets and subsets, making it easy to turn on and off visual aspects and create more detailed designs.

Advanced 2D/3D Architectural Design
Choose from 1,000 included pre-designed floor plans, or start from scratch with the help of our Drafting Assistant. TurboCAD Mac's self-healing walls auto-dimension as they are drawn, auto trim wall vertices, and allow for assignment of a hatch pattern and color. When parametric doors and windows are added to walls, the built-in intelligence automatically creates the needed openings. New version 6 lets smart wall, windows and doors be drawn and displayed in both 2D and 3D simultaneously with additional enhancements for exceptional architectural design.

Powerful Lighting & Rendering Options
Use powerful rendering and lighting tools to create professional presentations of your design ideas. Create photorealistic renderings for true-to-life presentations, or use the new sketch rendering options for stills and animations that look hand-drawn, appropriate in the early stages of conceptual design.

Flexible CAD & Graphic Design Formats
Easily import existing designs from popular CAD and graphic design file formats, including new AutoCAD® 2011.DWG. Just as easily, export your precision designs and technical drawings from TurboCAD to other CAD formats, or choose a popular desktop publishing formats such as EPS TIFF, CGM and more, to create brochures or other marketing materials. Even print design to your specifications with new options for better control of how the printed document will look.

Create:
  • Floor Plans
  • Landscapes
  • Diagrams
  • Circuit Boards
  • Toy Models
  • Electronics
  • Maps
  • Logos
  • Illustrations
  • and more!
Perfect for:
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Builders
  • Designers
  • Contractors
  • Illustrators
  • Educators
  • Students
  • Hobbyists


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