CAD

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.
3D Printing in Manufacturing

5 Ways 3D Printing is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

3D Printing in Manufacturing

In recent years, 3D printing has rarely been out of the headlines. Whilst the basic technique has been around since the 1980s, a number of new developments have pushed the technology into the limelight. No longer is 3D printing the preserve…

Ultimate Vectorization Software

Scan2CAD: The Ultimate Vectorization Software

Ultimate Vectorization Software

With the advent of CAD software, vector images have become an integral part of the design process. Nevertheless, you’re unlikely to create a design without working with raster images at some point. The issue comes in with trying to convert from…

CAD News Monthly Roundup August 2016

World of CAD: August 2016

CAD News Monthly Roundup August 2016

Welcome to World of CAD: Monthly News Roundup, Scan2CAD’s monthly look-back at the latest developments in the CAD industry. This month, we’ll be taking a look at some exciting developments from the fields of CAD, additive manufacturing, CNC, and raster-to-vector conversion. First, we’ll be…

How to Reduce Your CAD File Size

One of the advantages of choosing vector file types is that they typically are much smaller than their raster equivalents. This is because of the way that raster and vector files store information. A raster image stores color information for every…

Scan2CAD Featured Image

How Will The Cloud Impact on CAD?

Scan2CAD Featured Image

The CAD sector has been making use of cloud storage services for many years now. These services have been used primarily for storage and file sharing, whilst the CAD software itself remains locally-stored on company servers. Recent years, however, have seen a…

CAD File Management Tips

5 CAD File Management Tips

CAD File Management Tips

One of the key difficulties with CAD files, whether you’re a part of a large-scale company or just a CAD-hobbyist, is managing them. If you don’t have control over your CAD file management, it can lead to situations where files can be lost…

how to view cad files on mobile

How to View CAD Files on Mobile

how to view cad files on mobile

Nowadays, most programmes or functions requiring a PC can now be accessed via mobiles, and Computer-Aided Design software is no different. Leading companies in this field have made it their priority to create apps that allow you to view, edit and even…

autocad-history

A Brief History of AutoCAD

AutoCAD is a software application developed by Autodesk that enables computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting. The software is used to produce 2D and 3D drawings. AutoCAD software allows users to conceptualize ideas, produce designs and drawings to the required levels of…