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Razor Blade Pro laptop

Compared: The Best Laptops for CAD

Razor Blade Pro laptop

Cast your mind back to the mid-2000s. It was a very different era in many fields—particularly when it came to CAD. At that time, working with CAD meant working at a desktop computer. Laptops simply didn’t have the capabilities to deal with…

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Man in underground train tunnel - The top AEC firms

The Top 30 AEC Firms

Man in underground train tunnel - The top AEC firms

CAD skills open up doors to a vast range of careers across some of the most exciting industries to work for. This, then, leaves you with an important question: where to apply? If you’re looking for a company with a big…

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AutoCAD vs Vectorworks

CAD Software Compared: AutoCAD vs Vectorworks

AutoCAD vs Vectorworks

As a comprehensive raster-to-vector solution, Scan2CAD acts as the bridge between an initial sketch and a professional CAD drawing. After converting their drawings in Scan2CAD, our users go on to use a wide array of CAD software—and, naturally, we often get…

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AutoCAD with raster image inserted

How to Insert an Image into a CAD Drawing

AutoCAD with raster image inserted

Here at Scan2CAD, converting from raster to vector is what we do. After all, vector file formats are essential to CAD software. Without their editability, scalability and potential to attach reams of important data, CAD simply would not be the same….

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Ford GT car 3D CAD model

13 Sites with Free 3D CAD Models

Ford GT car 3D CAD model

When it comes to 3D CAD modeling, anything is possible nowadays. With the evolution of CAD and the growing lack of design constraints, CAD designers can move from imagination to reality—be it in architecture, engineering or industrial design. That being said,…

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Vectorworks 2019

Vectorworks 2019—What’s New?

Vectorworks 2019

One of the leading pioneers in cross-platform CAD and BIM software packages, Vectorworks is used worldwide by designers, engineers and architects. Having started out primarily targeting the architecture industry, Vectorworks has since branched out into the entertainment, landscape and design sectors….

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Solidworks 2019

An Introduction to SolidWorks 2019

Solidworks 2019

This fall, the latest version of Dassault Systèmes’ flagship software hit the shelves. Yes, SolidWorks 2019 is here! It has certainly come a long way since the initial 1995 launch, and this latest version is sure to streamline workflows and excite…

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