IMSI/Design Releases DesignCAD 3D Max v24

NOVATO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- Oct 02, 2014 -- IMSI/Design, the global leader in retail CAD and pioneer in mobile solutions for AEC, today announced New DesignCAD® 3D Max v24.

DesignCAD 3D Max, named for the second year in a row by as one of the top 2 consumer-based CAD products, offers budget-minded professionals and hobbyist a versatile 2D/3D precision design solution.

"DesignCAD continues to be a price/performance leader in CAD," stated Bob Mayer, COO of IMSI/Design. "We've put in additional GPU-accelerated functionality for version 24, this time with a focus on 3D viewing, shading and rendering."

New DesignCAD 3D Max v24 now includes:

  • New GPU-Accelerated Drawing Performance - New RedSDK mode allows users to zoom, pan, and rotate designs in wireframe, shaded, and hidden-line up to 30 times faster!
  • New Match Properties Tool - Lets you select some entities, than pick another object whose properties you want to apply to the selected ones.
  • New "Solid Surface" Entity Type - More versatile than grids and memory-efficient than a bunch of planes, the Solid Surface also tends to triangulate complex planar faces.
  • New DWG/DXF Export Option - There is now an option to export Solid Surface entities as 3DFace objects to DWG and DXF files.
  • New Solid to Surface and Surface to Solid Commands - Convert selected solids to surfaces or vice versa with one simple click. These commands can also be run via the Command Line.
  • BasicCAD Enhancements - New system functions and drawing commands.

Availability and Pricing
DesignCAD 3D Max v24 is available directly from IMSI/Design and has a suggested retail price of $99.99 in the U.S. Also available, DesignCAD v24, offering 2D only features for $49.99.

For more information, please visit or call IMSI/Design at 1.800.833.8082 (+1.415.483.8000).

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About IMSI/Design

IMSI/Design is a pioneer in mobile solutions for the AEC (Architectural, Engineering, and Construction) industry and the global leader in retail CAD (Computer Aided Design). With over 16 million products distributed since 1988, IMSI/Design products include the award-winning TurboCAD®, DesignCAD®, Renditioner™, TurboFloorPlan™, TurboViewer®, TurboReview®, and TurboSite® families of precision design applications for mobile and desktop. Please visit for more information.

© 2014 IMSI/Design, LLC. All rights reserved. IMSI, TurboSite, TurboApps, and TurboCAD are trademarks of IMSI/Design, LLC. DWG, AutoCAD, and AutoCAD LT are trademarks of Autodesk, Inc. All other identifiable marks are the property of their respective owners.

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