However, BIM is a quantum leap from the introduction of 2D CAD
3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions provider Dassault Systemes (Euronext:DSY) announced on Wednesday the general availability of DraftSight for Windows, a no-cost 2D CAD
product for CAD professionals, students and educators.
Instead, Dassault is helping SolidWorks and Catia users move from 2D to 3D by offering a free, modern, professional, and Dassault-supported 2D CAD
program that works with DWG/DXF files and 2D workflows.
Also, in conjunction with the debut of the DraftSight community, DS is launching the DraftSight solution, a free, professional-grade 2D CAD
product delivered using an open business model.
Yet around half of engineering companies still use 2D CAD
The authors' experience in both production and CAD domain will lead to the development of new solutions for structuring the data base such that it can be used by a program able to run on 2D CAD
IDEAL adds value to the IDEAL / Contex ZPrinter 450, and all of the IDEAL / Contex 3D printer line, by providing 'printer-ready' preparation of 3D CAD files, as well as conversion of 2D CAD
files or paper files to printer-ready 3D CAD files and 3D printing.
I tried traditional 2D CAD
software and that didn't help, we live in a 3D world.
A: My educated guess would be that 20 to 25 percent is using 3D CAD tools and the rest of the group is using 2D CAD
Designed to streamline the documentation process for engineers, Presenter and Presenter Pro software creates interactive 3D documents directly from 3D and 2D CAD
AutoVue permits file view and markup in hundreds of native formats ranging from 3D CAD, 2D CAD
, EDA PCB/IC layouts and schematics, and more.
Over 6,000 models of the existing 2D CAD
library have been converted to this format.