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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.

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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Is CAD Drafting a Good Career?

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Drafting is smack dab in the middle of the two niches of art design and technical work. Most people who find themselves torn between their creative side and their analytical side find that this is the perfect compromise. Drafting, or more…

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Creo: Learn The Basics In 1 Hour

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Also known as PTC Creo, Creo is a multipurpose 3D modeling software for CAD, CAM, CAE. This software caters to everything: product design, development, and manufacturing. Creo was initially called Pro/engineering when it was released by PTC in 1987. Its release…

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How To Trace An Image In SolidWorks

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About Solidworks Solidworks is a 2D and 3D capable CAD program that most designers and engineers will be at least familiar with. It’s a household name in 3D modeling technology and its primary market is the manufacturing and mechanical design niche….

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How Much Does Creo Cost? Pricing Explained

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Creo, also known as PTC Creo, is a multifaceted 3D CAD (Computer-Aided Design), CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing, and CAE (Computer-Aided Engineering) software for everything product design, development, and manufacturing. The powerful features of Creo include modeling and design, simulation and analysis, smart…

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How To Trace An Image In Onshape

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About Onshape The main things most users will consider when using a CAD program are its functionality and intended use. When it comes to Onshape, users will find that the program is geared for mechanical and electrical engineering uses and does…

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How To Convert a PDF for Vectorworks

About Vectorworks Vectorworks isn’t as popular of a CAD solution as some of the bigger names out there, but in terms of versatility, functionality, and user experience, it’s one of the best CAD-BIM programs available in the market. It offers specific…

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Compared: The 10 Best 3D CAD Software

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Design is a very crucial step in any manufacturing and creation process. Despite its importance, there was once a time when Design was subjected to limitations and inaccuracies present in the use of the traditional drafting desk and physical tools. Following…

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How to Convert a PDF for SketchUp

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SketchUp is one of the more well-known 3D modeling programs out there. Its user-friendly design, smooth workflow, and accessibility make it a popular program of choice for various design and engineering students, weekend inventors, and even professionals. There are both free…

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