IMSI/Design Ships New TurboCAD Deluxe 21

New 2D/3D Design Tools and Improved AutoCAD and SketchUp File Compatibility

NOVATO, CA — 03/25/14

IMSI®/Design, the developer of the #1 best-selling CAD in retail, announced today the release of new TurboCAD Deluxe version 21.

“TurboCAD Deluxe continues to offer unmatched price, performance, and value as a leader in 2D/3D CAD for home and small business professionals,” stated Bob Mayer, COO of IMSI/Design.

TurboCAD Deluxe 21 new and improved features include:

PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENTS

  • New Edit Tool option “Node Filter” lets users select a subset of nodes on objects with a large number of nodes to optimize performance and ease of use.
  • New option “On/Off ‘Workplane by 3D object'” was added to the Edit Tool.

NEW DRAFTING AND DETAILING TOOLS

  • New Arrow Tool rapidly draws line arrows with options to specify the head and tail.
  • New Auto-Shapes allow users to quickly sketch out standard shapes (arc, line, box, etc.) and automatically create the precision shape.
  • Improved Area Units discretely specify Area Units from Linear Units.
  • New Custom Text Formatting for Dimensioning includes bolding, superscript, subscript, italics, support for multiple font scales, and multi-line.
  • New Delta Distance and Delta Move Angle(s) allow users to move a selected object simply by specifying distance and a direction.
  • New Rotate View with Viewport option synchronizes the rotation of viewports and views while retaining the possibility of discreet rotation.
  • New Move Dimension Text adds flexibility by allowing users to edit dimension text from inside the dimension tool using the local menu.

INTEROPERABILITY UPDATES

  • Improved AutoCAD® (DWG/DXF) read/write filters for 2013/2014 files.
  • New SketchUp® (SKP) read/write filter based on new 2013 APIs.

Availability and Pricing

TurboCAD Deluxe 21 has a SRP of $129.99 and is now available. TurboCAD Designer 21, limited to the 2D features of TurboCAD, is also now available at $39.99.

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