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progeCAD 2013 Now Available, Offers AutoCAD and Windows 8 Support

By Lionell Go Macahilig - on 14 Jan 2013, 3:56pm

progeCAD 2013 Now Available, Offers AutoCAD and Windows 8 Support

A timely software offering for students and professionals who are upgrading to Windows 8, progeCAD 2013 has been released with out-of-the-box support for the new operating system. progeCAD is an AutoCAD alternative that provides users with AutoCAD-like features such as AutoCAD DWG read/write with no need for conversion. progeCAD’s user interface also features commands and toolbars that are similar to those of AutoCAD. While the latter’s full license costs about US$6,000, progeCAD 2013 is more affordable at around US$400.

Other features of progeCAD 2013 includes:

  • PC3 plotter configuration file support
  • New Print Style Manager Interface
  • New Printing / Plotting Interface
  • AEC visualization (AutoCAD Architectural Desktop objects)
  • STL (mesh) and DAE file export
  • New Dimension Style Manager Interface
  • Advanced Spline Editing
  • New wireframe "HELIX" command
  • New ACIS Solid "LOFT" command
  • CAD Underlays of PDF, DWF and DGN files
  • Microstation DGN File Import (selected versions, as underlay)
  • New LMAN (Layer Manager)
  • Improved Purge command
  • Multigrip editing
  • New overall GUI style
  • Windows 8 Support
  • AutoCAD DWG 2013 file format support

Interested parties may try progeCAD 2013 in 30 days by downloading it for free at www.progecad.ph/index.php/download-progecad-professional. In the Philippines, progeCAD is exclusively distributed by The Architechy. For inquiries, visit their website at www.progecad.ph and Facebook fan page at www.facebook.com/progecadph.