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Five Free SOLIDWORKS Tools that Boost Everyday Productivity

As an engineer or designer, software typically comes with a cost—either in terms of the actual cost of buying it or in terms of the time investment you must make in order to successfully deploy it and integrate it into your product development processes. Did you know, however, that there are some very useful SOLIDWORKS […]

 

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What’s New in DraftSight 2016: New Selection Methods

With over 8 million downloads worldwide, DraftSight is a powerful, professional-grade 2D CAD product providing architects, engineers, and construction service providers (AEC), as well as professional CAD users with a robust and reliable design experience. Even students, educators and CAD hobbyists use DraftSight to create, edit and view their native DWG files. You will find a […]

 

What’s New in DraftSight 2016: Drawing Tabs

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a closer look at the new features presented in DraftSight 2016. With over 8 million downloads worldwide, DraftSight is a powerful, professional-grade 2D CAD product providing architects, engineers, and construction service providers (AEC), as well as professional CAD users with a robust and reliable design experience. Even students, educators and CAD […]

 

What’s New in DraftSight 2016: Custom User Interface

With over 8 million downloads worldwide, DraftSight is a powerful, professional-grade 2D CAD product providing architects, engineers, and construction service providers (AEC), as well as professional CAD users with a robust and reliable design experience. Even students, educators and CAD hobbyists use DraftSight to create, edit and view their native DWG files. You will find a […]

 

What’s New in DraftSight 2016: Customizable Ribbon

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a closer look at the new features presented in DraftSight 2016. With over 8 million downloads worldwide, DraftSight is a powerful, professional-grade 2D CAD product providing architects, engineers, and construction service providers (AEC), as well as professional CAD users with a robust and reliable design experience. Even students, educators and CAD […]

 

DraftSight 2016 Upgrade (with SW SNL)

This blog post outlines the process for upgrading DraftSight 2015 to 2016 when using the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetworkLicense Manager as the license server. License Server Upgrade On the server, download the SOLDWORKS 2016 Installation Manager from our website (click Download Now against the version required): http://www.solidapps.co.uk/support/updates Once the initial download is complete, Unzip and click OK. […]

 

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Boost Your Productivity with DraftSight 2016

With over 8 million downloads worldwide, DraftSight is a powerful, professional-grade 2D CAD product providing architects, engineers, and construction service providers (AEC), as well as professional CAD users with a robust and reliable design experience. Even students, educators and CAD hobbyists use DraftSight to create, edit and view their native DWG files. You will find a […]

 

Leveraging 2D in a 3D World

In the 80s, I amassed a large collection of cassette tapes, stoked by the ability to record whatever songs I wanted in whatever order. We’ve all done it, created those infamous mixed tapes! Then along came CDs, which provided a much more efficient way to play and record music. Today, music has gone completely digital, […]

 

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5 Favorite Free Tools for Engineers

As an engineer or designer, you’re quite accustomed to software that requires significant resources—both in terms of time and cost—to successfully deploy and integrate into your product development processes. Did you know, however, that there are some very useful tools out there that cost you absolutely nothing? In addition to not being budget-busting, they are […]

 

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New DraftSight Release Available

We are pleased to announce the release of DraftSight V1R3, available NOW. V1R3 focuses on performance and working with large drawings. Here are some highlights we hope you will find valuable: Includes features like aligning viewports, revision clouds, an in-place text editor, and explode text. Support for 64-bit on Windows, which will enable you to work […]

 

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