TurboCAD Pro Platinum 2017

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Premium 2D/3D CAD Software

TurboCAD Pro Platinum is our top-of-the-line, professional 2D/3D CAD application. Access a powerful drafting palette, ACIS® solid modeling, premium photorealistic rendering, advanced architectural and mechanical toolsets, AutoCAD-like 2D drafting interface options, and extensive file support.



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Affordable, Professional 2D/3D CAD Software


TurboCAD Pro Platinum is a brilliant collection of professional 2D/3D CAD tools to design, modify, present, and document in an integrated fashion.  An optional AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface with command line and dynamic input cursor helps professionals already familiar with AutoCAD easily get up to speed.   Advanced technology—a powerful drafting palette, D-Cube constraints, and ACIS® engine —enhance productivity.  Advanced architectural and mechanical design tools add even greater flexibility and control, while superior rendering controls produce powerful presentations.  Plus TurboCAD Pro Platinum is programmable and supports over 40 file formats including .DWG, .DXF, .SKP, 3D .PDF, and .STL for 3D printin


Key Features & Benefits

  • Easy to Learn and Use with set up wizards, context-sensitive help, snaps, alignment aids, and handle-based editing.

  • AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface option with command line and dynamic input cursor.

  • Complete 2D/3D Design Tools for drafting, modeling, modifying, dimensioning and annotation.

  • Surface Modeling Tools like 2D/3D Booleans, extrude, revolve, sweeps, & more.

  • ACIS® 3D Solid Modeling and Advanced Mechanical Design tools to create complex 3D objects.

  • Professional Part Tree that can act like a selective Undo/Redo for all your 2D/3D operations.

  • Powerful Drafting Palette that creates associative sections and cut planes.

  • Advanced Architectural Tools including a greater range of parametric architectural objects, style manager, and IFC support.

  • Superior Photorealistic Rendering, materials, and lighting to create powerful presentations.

  • Dozens of Productivity Tools such as PDF underlay and ePack with New Intelligent File Send.

  • 2D Geometric and Dimension Constraints.

  • Database Connectivity with Customizable Reporting.

  • Point Cloud Support.

  • Programmable with Ruby Scripting or Software Development Kit to create routines, features, & more.

  • Over 40 industry standard CAD & graphic file formats supported to share your work.

  • New Import of TurboApp files from mobile devices.

  • Over 50 new and improved features!


Key Features

Powerful UI & Performance

If you’re new to TurboCAD Pro Platinum, features like the fully customizable interface, including an optional AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface, can help you get started.  Save more time with handle based editing and a GPU accelerated drawing engine.  Even collecting and assembling all external resources and entities attached to a drawing for distribution is simple with ePack.  Plus, TurboCAD is 64-bit compatible to manage even the largest CAD files.









Design Director

Organize, access, and explore design alternatives.  The Design Director Palette provides advanced controls for Layers, Layer Filters, creating Layer Sets, setting and saving Work Planes, controlling Named Views, and more to streamline work and enhance productivity. 





2D Design and Editing

TurboCAD is rich in professional 2D/3D design tools and drawing aids that speed design.  Create views and viewports of any size and shape. Access extensive paper space and printing options.  Multi-select drawing tool, dimension tools, and more.​​ 







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3D Surface Modeling

TurboCAD includes a complete set of 3D surface modeling and editing tools making it ideal for both single part and small assembly mechanical designs.





ACIS® Solid Modeling / Advanced Mechanical Design

TurboCAD Pro Platinum provides advanced 3D surface and ACIS solid modeling tools.  The thread tool, twisted extrude, extrude to face, imprint tool, parametric holes, imprint and more enable the easy creation of your more complicated professional designs.  Access advanced modification tools like bend, unbend, and facet offset make it easier to modify existing geometry.   Smooth surface mesh / sub-D modeling tools are also available allowing for the creation of more organic shapes.​​ 


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Architectural & GIS

TurboCAD includes an integrated suite of architectural tools that accelerate productivity in design and drafting, or in the documentation of existing compatible architectural models. The architectural objects are AutoCAD® Architecture (ACA) compatible so that .DWG models with ACA extensions may be read, modified, and documented as needed. ​​ 





Photorealistic Rendering & Visualization

TurboCAD Pro Platinum includes the Redway3d Redsdk 4.2 drawing and rendering engine to speed design work and create stunning presentations.    Render management of materials, luminances, environments, advanced render styles and more help users create truly photorealistic​​ presentations of their design. 


TurboCAD Photorealistic Rendering







Parametric Parts Manager

Create parts that remain parametrically controlled, even after insertion into your drawing.  Also draw variably constrained parts and convert them to parametric parts.  Parts can be saved individually, and libraries of .PPM objects can be created, shared, and reused from project to project. ​​ 





Interoperability / File Support

TurboCAD makes it easy to maintain your intellectual property investment and share your work. TurboCAD Pro supports export of 3D models to 3D .PDF which can be viewed interactively with Acrobat Reader. Plus, users can open, insert, or embed up to 35 file formats and export up to 28, including .DWG, .DXF (from R14 through 2017 including AutoCAD® Architecture extensions), .SKP (SketchUp™, to version 2015), .3DM (Rhinoceros®), .3DS (Autodesk® 3ds Max®), IGES, STEP, .OBJ, COLLADA (.DAE – export); and many more.​​ 


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External References (Xrefs)

All of the file formats that may be opened and imported, except bitmap images, may be used as an external reference (Xref). TurboCAD offers Xref clipping for dozens of file formats and binding of Xrefs, which can then be exploded and edited. Xref layers are also easy to manage, including with layer filters.​​ 



Programmable (SDK & Ruby Scripting)

Extend the functionality of TurboCAD Pro Platinum by develop new tools, functions, and behaviors. Custom routines that are performed on a regular basis can be automated. Specific tools for vertical applications can be created and added. Even commercial plug-in applications may be developed and sold. Updated documentation and samples are provided and there is a wiki and forum-based support online. ​​ 


New Features


New Intelligent File Send

E-pack now includes an option to send your packaged data via email.









New Image Management Palette


New Image Management Palette

Simple drag-and-drop insertion, control of image parameters, and embedding.





New Table Editing / Attachable Data

Build tables by making (non-OLE) connections to .CSV and Excel files. Simply edit table layout, format, and content, now similar to Microsoft Word.







New Timestamp


New Timestamp

For security and collaboration, file metadata now includes Date of Creation, Date of Last Modification, Total File Editing Time, and Total Time of Last Session.





New Options for Blocks

Display the name of a block whenever ‘show multiple entities options’ is turned on. Show selected block in the Blocks Palette any time an inserted block is selected.


New Options for Blocks







Improved Intelligent Scaling

Create hatches, text, and dimensions that automatically scale to the current zoom level of the view.





New Center Line and Center Mark

Create associative center lines and center marks.​​ 


New Center Mark





New Relative Angle Field


New Relative Angle Field

Draw consecutive segments by specifying the angle relative to the preceding segment.​​ 





Improved Multi-Text Editor

New text editor interface with new formatting features and new options including numbered lists, bulleted lists, and multi-column support.


Improved Multi-Text Editor







New Scale by Two Points

Scale a set of objects to a specific size by using two reference points.





New Bend by Sketch

Bend single or multiple flanges off of a sheet body using a 2D polyline as the profile.









New Gusset

Easily add support structures to 3D models. Use the​​ New Sheet Metal Gusset​​ to insert a sheet metal gusset between two adjacent faces.​​ New Solid Gusset​​ can insert a Stiffening Rib between two adjacent faces.





Improved Law Tool Editor

Import and export Laws (Curve from Law; Surface with Laws; Offset with Law; Warp Entity by Law) from text files.


Improved Law Tool Editor











Improved Warp Entity by Law

Warping a 3D solid based on a mathematical formula can now be done with or without the Part Tree. This enables post-editing of -the warp parameters.​​ 


Improved Warp Entity by Law





Improved SMESH Tools


New & Improved SMESH Tools (Sub-D Modeling)

New Combine and join adjacent coplanar faces; merge SMESHs; add or delete facets from a SMESH; create a volumetric object from a planar SMESH. Improvements to node selection which can be limited to ignore all but the closest nodes, and faces can now be split by a selected line.





New Copying of Architectural Objects

Use the copy and array tools to insert a set of windows or doors into a wall for greater productivity.









New Fit to Scale for Door and Window Custom Blocks

Automatic fit to wall width scaling of custom door and window blocks inserted into walls.





Improved House Builder Wizard

Create rooms on multiple workplanes for quick design of multi-story houses.​​ 









New Stairs by Linework

Create complex and advanced stairways via a set of 2D linework.​​ 





New Roof Slab Openings

Insert openings into roof slab for fast placement of vents and skylights.