Node editing options improved to include Equal Curvatures at point, Non-equal Curvature at point, Non-smooth at point, offering much better control over curve fitting with nodes handles.
IMPROVED Node Editing
Add selector mode functionality has been added to the local menu so you can easily manipulate one or more nodes of the selected object.
Now you can define a polygon by the endpoints of one edge. Handy for stacking polygons against one another.
Custom Block Arrows are now supported so you can create customized arrowheads for your dimension styles. Also, dimension scaling in Paper Space now matches scale from Model Space to ensure accurate dimensioning of displayed entities in Paper Space Viewports
IMPROVED Format Painter
Save Entity properties and formats from imported files for re-use in other drawings. The format painter provides the ability to save selected formats as preset property values for any object property type. They can then be accessed from the specific Entity Style drop down menu.
NEW Filleted Corners
Offers the ability to add filleted corners automatically from the local menu streamlining the process of filleting corners when drawing polygons, irregular polygons, rectangles and irregular rectangles.
Hebrew support of Text, Multiline Text and SHX fonts. Now properly annotate drawings with Hebrew text.
IMPROVED DWG/DXF Import/Export
TurboCAD has always offered excellent compatibility with native AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT files, making it an excellent companion product. A new ability to export XREFs with DWG or DXF drawings offers even greater AutoCAD file compatibility.
TurboCAD 16 Designer 2D
Packed with hundreds of professional-level drafting tools, TurboCAD Designer is the most full featured 2D CAD application available to consumers today. Work in a familiar, Windows-style environment with tools so easy to use, you will be drafting in no time.
Full of versatile tools and flexible file formats, TurboCAD Designer is perfect for all your projects at home and at the office. Use it to create floor plans, mechanical parts, models, woodworking, quilt patterns, deck plans, stained glass projects, furniture making, remodeling, maps, logos, garden planning and more.
Proven CAD Solution for Over 20 Years
- Affordable - More professional features per dollar than any other 2D CAD application
- Easy To Learn And Use - Beginner, intermediate and advanced menu settings and context sensitive help in a familiar Windows® style interface get results fast
- Complete 2D Drafting & Detailing - Packed with drawing, modifying, and dimensioning tools so no matter the situation you’ve got the right tool for the job
- CAD & Graphics Compatibility - Supports 20 of the most popular industry-standard file formats – Import and Export AutoCAD® files, save to PDF and more!
- Popular - Year over year, the industry’s most versatile and consumer friendly CAD application
Flexible User Interface
Display tools with full explanations in the beginner mode. Switch to intermediate or expert mode to gain screen space as you become more familiar with TurboCAD.
Breeze through questions designed to help you define your drawing’s size and orientation, units of measurement, printing scale and viewpoints.
A Complete Set of 2D Drafting and Detailing Tools
TurboCAD Designer employs a large selection of line, arc, curve, and spline tools, you’ve always got the right tool for the job. When used with TurboCAD’s snaps, modification tools, and drawing aids you will be able to quickly draft and document your designs with no restrictions.
- Arcs, Bezier Curve, Circles, Ellipses, Construction, Lines, Double Lines, Irregular, Polygon, Lines, Multi-Lines, Parallel Lines, Perpendicular Lines, Points, Polygon, Polyline
- Point Marker Tool
- Chamfer/Fillet, Assemble, Align, Trace by Point, Trace by Rectangle
- Insert Picture, Text, Object, Brush Style
- Transform: Move, Rotate, Scale
- Revision Cloud
- 2 Types of Spline Curves
- Array Copy for Drafting Repeating Objects
- Boolean Add, Subtract, Intersect
- Multiple Object Trim and Extend
- Stretch, Split, Trim, Meet Two Lines, Break, Extend
- 2D Measurements - Angle, Area, Coordinates, Distance
Dimensioning and Text are vital to any CAD Drawing. TurboCAD Designer includes:
Pick Point & Path Hatching, Bitmap Fills, and Transparency
- Smart, Quick and Baseline which allow you to dimension automatically.
- Associative Dimensions - freely move, rotate, or resize the associated objects and the dimension will retain its position relative to the objects, and the dimension text will change automatically to reflect changes.
- Precise Dimensioning up to 10 decimal points.
- Formats include: Architectural, Fractional, Engineering, Decimal, and Surveyor.
- Multi-Text formatting and scaling options.
TurboCAD allows for hatch patterns and gradients to be layered with transparency. Custom bitmaps, such as your company logo, may be used as well. This empowers you to much more clearly and precisely communicate construction or assembly details.
Advanced Handle-Based Editing
Save time and draw more accurately, more quickly. TurboCAD provides handles for scaling, but also for rotating and moving objects.
The TurboCAD context menu (right-click) provides access to recently used tools, recently entered values, and a quick way to change or reset reference points. If a TurboCAD tool is active, the context menu provides a contextual toolbar as well, with additional similar tools and functions.
Save your drawing as PDF documents for easy sharing. Plus, export paper spaces, customize your fonts and define your paper widths and heights.
CAD and Graphics Compatible
Sharing your files with others and among other programs is easy. TurboCAD supports the most current and popular industry-standard file formats including AutoCAD®.
Earth-Friendly “Green” Design
TurboCAD offers a complete set of pre-drawn, eco-friendly details that you can drag and drop into your design. Access the Green Building Design Center for a comprehensive list of earth-friendly building and design ideas, solution and supplies. Dozens of links will help you locate energy wise and environment friendly doors, windows, natural lighting and much more