Precision 2D Drafting and Design Made Easy TurboCAD® Mac Designer 2D delivers easy to use 2D drafting and design tools typically found in professional level CAD programs. Created with the simple user interface every Mac user demands, TurboCAD Mac makes it easy to produce anything from simple sketches to production ready drawings.
Intuitive Design and Editing Tools Use the Drafting Assistant to help you layout your design or import an existing file for easy editing. With intuitive design tools, snaps, alignments aids, 7,000 pre-drawn symbols, customizable keyboard shortcuts, automated user tips and online help, even novice designers can quickly create precision designs.
Simplified Home Design Use the drafting assistant to quickly layout a floor plan, or choose from one of the 500 included pre-drawn plans. Speed architectural design with parametric doors and windows, self-healing walls, and many new architectural design tools that simplify home design.
Easy File Sharing Import an existing file in one of the many supported file formats, including new AutoCAD® 2011 DWG/DXF. Print design to your specifications with page layout options so you can control how the printed document will look. Just as easily, export your precision designs and technical drawings from TurboCAD to other CAD formats, or choose a popular desktop publishing formats to create brochures or other marketing materials.
Complete Set of 2D DraftingTools TurboCAD Mac offers a large selection of 2D tools, so that no matter the situation you’ve got access to the right tool for the job. Included you’ll find line, arc and curve tools, like the fair curve tool. Plus access circle, ellipse, polygon, and spline tools, including the freehand spline and fair spline tools that offer greater control. You’ll also find power text and dimensioning tools, fillet and chamfer tools, as well as 2D modifier and transformation tools.
Drafting Assistant & Snaps The Drafting Assistant thinks like a drafter. It automatically knows where construction lines are typically wanted and displays them temporarily when necessary. Combine with snaps to quickly locate x, y coordinates, tangents and perpendiculars, and you’ll be able to quickly layout floorplans, diagrams and more.
500 Floor Plans Start from scratch or choose from any one of these pre-designed floor plans you can customize to make each one your own.
Over 7,000 2D symbols and parts Choose from thousands of parts and symbols to effortlessly add to your design including electrical, mechanical, bathroom, kitchen, construction, LAN, CMOS, doors, windows, counters, fasteners, HVAC and more. Use the symbols browser to quickly locate just what you need, enhanced symbol filenames.
Advanced Editing Select an object and easily change the geometry in the Edit Objects window. All values appear as whole numbers or decimals and can be entered in any units desired.
Layers and Layer Sets Use layers to organize your design and create layer sets, making it easy to visually turn on and off appropriate visual aspects of a model for easier editing. The number of layer sets is virtually unlimited, layers can be assigned to as many sets as necessary, and sets can be recursively nested.
Block Manager Create, edit and manage Blocks in the Block Manager. A block preview window is included.
Architectural Design Tools Smart walls - TurboCAD Mac’s self-healing walls automatically join, intersect, and update to speed design. Walls auto-dimension as they are drawn, auto trim wall vertices, and allow for assignment of a hatch pattern and color. Parametric Doors & Windows – Choose from 3 door styles (Single, Single Standard, or Double) and 3 window styles (Overlapping Sill, Standard Sill and Tight Sill) to drag-and-drop into a wall, and TurboCAD Mac will automatically create an opening in the wall. Users can offset the door or window a prescribed distance from the end of the wall for precise placement, and now control the swing direction of the doors.
Complete File Compatible & ConversionOptions Easily import your graphic designs files into TurboCAD and turn them into precision CAD drawings with dimensions. Just as easily, you can export technical drawings from TurboCAD into desktop publishing formats, perfect for use in brochures and all other marketing materials. Import or export from these popular formats: AutoCAD® DWG/DXF, JPEG, Adobe® EPS (export only), Adobe® Illustrator, BMP, PICT, Spline (import only), TEXT, and Claris CAD (import only) You can also use TurboCAD’s powerful batch conversion tool to convert single images or groups of images to other file formats.
Printing & PDF Use the page layout to view and print your design with up to 4 different angles on a single page. Additional controls over text size, dimension text size, and more offer greater control of how the printed document will look. Users can also save designs as single or multi-page PDFs in standard or custom sizes for sending via email
1 GB of RAM
400 MB Free on Hard Disk
Macintosh OS X (10.5 10.6) 32 MB Accelerated video card with OpenGL support
2 GB Allocated Virtual Memory
Macintosh OS X (10.5 10.6)
1 GB Free Hard Drive Space
Internet connection and service to access some online content
Leopard (10.5) or Snow Leopard (10.6) Lion (10.7)
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