CAD .NET 11 Released

01.04.2016 10:33

We are glad to present you CAD .NET 11, a .NET library for work with AutoCAD® DWG, DXF and other CAD formats.

The most prominent improvements of the new version concern not only support of different file formats but also a global add-on engaged with the whole CAD .NET system.

New CLR 4 assembly added, support of STL file format, CAD files import and export improved and lots more.


CADEditorX 11 Released

19.02.2016 09:54

We are glad to announce the release of CADEditorX 11, a new version of the CAD ActiveX library compatible with such popular programming languages as C#, VB.NET, VC++, Delphi, HTML/JavaScript and others.

Measuring in 3D mode is one of the most prominent new features of CADEditorX 11. This feature makes the library especially convenient when you create applications for work with STEP and IGES 3D models.

AutoCAD DWG import and export have been improved. New instructions and commands for working with CAD files and setting visibility of the interface elements have been added. Moreover, the new version of CADEditorX supports big SHX fonts allowing you to view drawings containing Chinese, Japanese and Korean characters.


CAD VCL 11 Released

03.02.2016 13:37

CADSoftTools is happy to announce the release of CAD VCL 11, a new version of a library for Delphi and C++Builder developers.

Now CAD VCL, a library for creating applications working with 2D and 3D files (DWG, DXF, HPGL, PLT, CGM, STEP, IGES etc.) in Delphi and C++Builder, is compatible with the latest versions of Embarcadero®: RAD Studio XE8 and RAD Studio 10 Seattle.

The updated library includes a wide range of changes. For instance, export to AutoCAD DWG 2004 has been implemented in CAD VCL 11. 3D formats visualization as well as work with different drawing entities has been greatly improved. Besides that, the library allows retaining external entity data (EED) created in the 3rd party applications. Moreover, one of the most prominent features of this CAD VCL is support of big SHX Fonts. In other words, now it is possible to view Asian characters (Chinese, Japanese and Korean) with the library.


CAD DLL 11 Released

19.01.2016 08:54

CADSoftTools would like to present CAD DLL 11, a new version of a CAD library for developers.

CAD DLL 11 is a new version of the library for viewing and conversion of different CAD files including AutoCAD DWG/DXF, HPGL, SVG, CGM and others. CAD DLL is especially essential when you require the drawings to be visualized quickly as speed is one of the main advantages of the library.

Drawing visualization has become more precise. Import and export of DWG/DXF files as well as import of some entities have been improved a lot. Now CAD DLL has a number of new functions to make your work with the component more convenient and efficient. Handling of SHX fonts has been also improved. Moreover, CAD DLL now supports Big SHX fonts.


CAD .NET 10.2 Released

03.11.2015 10:29

CADSoftTools has released CAD .NET 10.2, a library for .NET developers.

CAD .NET 10.2 is a new version of the managed assembly for importing, creating, editing, visualizing and exporting CAD files. Supported CAD formats include AutoCAD DWG/DXF, PLT HPGL, CGM, GBR and others.

Now work with CAD files has become more efficient. Handling of text entities has been greatly improved. Texts can be divided into polylines which makes them more suitable for CNC processing.

The most prominent improvements included in CAD .NET 10.2:

  • New demo project: Polylines,
  • Reading AutoCAD file properties,
  • Marker and PropertyGrid options added for CADText, CADMText,
  • CGM export improved,
  • Entities handling improved:
    • CADText
    • CADMText
    • CADDimension
    • CADAttdef
    • CADAttrib
  • Grid color selection.


ABViewer 11

29.09.2015 12:24

CADSoftTools presents new ABViewer 11 featuring 3D measuring

The new version highlights measuring of 3D objects in STP and IGES files. Measurement results are added above the 3D model. After it the drawing with dimensions can be either printed out or saved as JPG. The new version allows measuring distance between two points, edge length, curvilinear edge radius, height between two parallel surfaces as well as surface area of 3D objects.

Besides measuring 3D models, ABViewer 11 includes the following changes:

  • Loading of custom line types
  • Saving to DWG 2004
  • Support of big SHX fonts (for Asian characters)
  • Batch print improved greatly
  • New Align tool
  • New Pan tool
  • Possibility of layouts duplicating
  • PDF to DWG conversion improved
  • Output of the list of not found Xrefs and fonts to the command line