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CAD has revolutionized the way we approach and think about design. Today, there are few industries which haven’t been impacted by the creative possibilities opened up by CAD software. As the digital economy booms, CAD has expanded outside of its traditional fields of architecture and engineering, and has become the go-to design tool for game designers and digital content creators. This category plunges headfirst into the world of CAD. We talk about the software that can help you make an impact; the new developments that are changing the design world; and the wide range of applications that go far beyond our traditional perceptions of what CAD is and does.
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Matterport – Everything You Need to Know

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According to a 2021 Consumer Housing Trends Report by real estate intelligence company Zillow, 68% of home buyers agreed completely or somewhat that 3D virtual tours would give them a better feel of the house than 2D photos. Furthermore, 61% of…

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Top 5 Matterport Alternatives

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Matterport is a leading spatial data platform that enables users to digitize spaces such as offices, hotels, shops, factories, and homes. Also, Matterport lets users manage the digitized images stored as 3D models via an online dashboard. Even so, the 3D…

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How to Convert a PDF to CATIA (PDF to DXF)

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CATIA is a multi-platform computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and computer-aided engineering (CAE) software. This means that CATIA offers a complete suite of tools, features, and capabilities within the same package. CATIA facilitates the two-dimensional and three-dimensional design and modeling,…

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How to Import Floor Plans to Revit

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Before discussing how to import floor plans to Revit, let’s first understand what this versatile software developed and sold by software juggernaut Autodesk entails. Revit is a popular software designed for and used by construction professionals such as architects, designers, structural…

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How to Import Floor Plans to SketchUp

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SketchUp is a 3D modeling software used by students, hobbyists, and professionals in different industries, including interior design, architecture, civil and mechanical engineering, woodworking, and more. Currently owned and developed by Trimble Inc., SketchUp has changed ownership severally since its initial…

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How to Import Floor Plans to Vectorworks

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Although the Vectorworks software was one of the first CAD software and has been updated many times since its initial release in the 1980s, it is still a laggard when it comes to vectorization. Vectorization refers to the conversion of a…

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How to Import Raster PDF’s to ArchiCAD

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ArchiCAD is a leading building information modeling (BIM) software that architects, designers, interior designers, and urban planners use to create 2D and 3D models. Developed by Budapest, Hungary-based Graphisoft SE, this software application offers a diverse list of exceptional features that…

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7 Most Common AutoCAD Problems Solved

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It is not uncommon to encounter software-related issues and hurdles. And this happens regardless of whether we are experienced users or just beginners. In cases where our individual effort and knowledge cannot help us resolve such issues, we more often than…

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Bentley Microstation: Learn The Basics in 1 Hour

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Developed and sold by Bentley Systems, Inc., Bentley MicroStation, or simply MicroStation is a CAD program that supports both 2D drafting and design as well as 3D modeling. Its features, capabilities, and tools enable infrastructure professionals, spread across the construction, architecture…

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How to Convert PDF – Raster to Vector

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PDF, short for Portable Document Format, is a versatile file format that can store both raster and vector elements/objects. This attribute has influenced its’ popularity within the design, engineering, architecture, and even photography communities. It can store raster images and scanned…

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13 Sites with Free BricsCAD Models

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Creating 3D computer-aided design (CAD) models is a time-consuming process. What starts as a 2D draft or sketch must be converted to 3D using a slew of operations and tools, before the model is again refined using other procedures. Creating multiple…

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Can I Get BricsCAD for Free?

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BricsCAD has attracted attention from various factions for its capabilities that rival Autodesk’s flagship product, AutoCAD. BricsCAD is the most cost-effective CAD software, boasting superior performance, 100% .DWG compatibility, and flexible licensing. What’s even more compelling is that you can use…

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How to Convert a DWG File Without AutoCAD?

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As a proprietary file format developed and maintained by Autodesk, DWG may not be supported by most computer-aided design (CAD) software programs. In this regard, if you happen to use such a program – which does not offer 100% DWG compatibility…

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