TurboCAD 2019 Product Overview & Comparison

TurboCAD 2019 has arrived! This new version includes over three dozen powerful new drafting tools to make your design experience even better. New User Interface and 2D Drafting features include Construct Similar, Remove Overlapping Entities and Select by Similar, along with improvements to hatching, polylines, and dimensioning usability and design. Of course, you will find significant enhancements in 3D Modeling, Architectural Design and File Interoperability as well!

TurboCAD 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 tool sets, AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface options, and extensive file support.

TurboCAD Platinum 2019 is a brilliant collection of professional 2D/3D CAD tools to design, modify, present, and document in an integrated fashion. An optional AutoCAD® 2019-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 Platinum 2019 is programmable and supports over 40 file formats including .DWG, .DXF, .SKP, 3D .PDF, 3MF, FBX and .STL for 3D printing.

TurboCAD Professional is for experienced 2D/3D CAD users. Get hundreds of drawing tools, an optional AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface with command line and dynamic input cursor, 3D modeling tools, photorealistic rendering and extensive file support. Design, modify, present and document in an integrated fashion.

TurboCAD Professional 2019 is for experienced 2D/3D CAD users already familiar with AutoCAD® or AutoCAD® LT looking for a powerful alternative. It includes all of the 2D drafting, 3D surface modeling, photorealistic rendering, and extensive file support of TurboCAD Professional 2019. TurboCAD Professional 2019 also includes an AutoCAD®2019-like 2D drafting interface option with command line and dynamic input cursor that simplifies the transition from AutoCAD®2019. Plus, additional professional features are included in TurboCAD Professional 2019 to enhance productivity and interoperability.

TurboCAD Deluxe is ready-to-use 2D drafting, 3D modeling and rendering software. Easily adjust the interface for your level of experience to access hundreds of drawing, modification, dimensioning and annotation tools. Quickly render designs for powerful presentation, share with AutoCAD and more.

TurboCAD Deluxe 2019 continues to be the best solution on the market for new 2D/3D CAD users. It’s easy to learn and use and offers an incredible collection of 2D drafting, 3D surface modeling, photorealistic rendering, and supported file filters. Over 20 new and improved features have been added in 2019.

TurboCAD Designer is easy-to-use, precision 2D CAD software. Use the setup wizard, tutorials, and context-sensitive help to immediately get productive. Quickly draw, modify, dimension and annotate floorplans, technical illustrations, and more. Simply publish to PDF, share with AutoCAD and more.

TurboCAD Designer 2019 is the best precision design solution on the market for new CAD users. It’s easy to learn and use with quick access to hundreds of 2D drawing, modifying, and dimensioning tools that are perfect for designing floor plans, technical illustrations, flow charts and more. You can even share your work in over 20 industry standard CAD & graphic file formats including the latest AutoCAD®2019 DWG/DXF formats. Over 10 new and improved features have been added in 2019.

Which TurboCAD is Right for You? Platinum
Professional Deluxe  Designer
Suggested Retail Price R20,999.00 R13,999.00 R2,799.00 R839.00
Audit System – locate ‘bad’ or out-of-rage objects based upon user criterion
AutoCAD®-like 2D Drafting Interface Options
Command Line with Dynamic Input Cursor
Easy, Handle-Based Editing
ePack with New Intelligent File Send
Purge Tool
Windows 64-bit and 32-bit Compatible Versions
Design Director – for object property management
Layer Filters
Layer Management
Conceptual Selector
PDF Insert/Underlay
2D Drawing, Editing and Modifying
Advanced Drawing Tools (Gear, Surface Tolerance, Text along Curve)
Drafting and Detailing Palette – create associative sections and cut planes
2D Geometric and Dimension Constraints
Associative Arrays and Pattern Tools
Arrow tools
Auto Tools (for Scaling, Sizing, Positioning, Rotating, and Movement)
Bezier and Fair Curves
Centerline and Center Mark
Hatch Pattern Creator & Gradient Fills
Smart and Quick Dimension Tools
Relative Angle Field
3D Surface Primitives
3D Booleans – Add, Subtract, Intersection
3D Helix
3D Splines and Polylines
Extrude (simple)
Assembly Tools
Advanced Blending Functionality
Slot Tools
3D Patterns from Compound Profiles
Mirror Copy Tool for 3D Objects
3D Slice by Facet
Part Tree/History Tree
ACIS® Solid Modeling
Thread tool
Stretch Entity
Extract Entity
Push/Pull Tool
Law Tools – Curve from Law; Surface with Laws; Offset with Law; Warp Entity by Law
NURBS Support
Sheet Metal Tools (bend and unbend, flange, gusset and rib)
Smooth Surface Meshes (SMesh)
Tweak Face and Revolve Face
Twist Entity
Twisted Extrude, Extrude to Face Tools
House Builder Wizard
Simple BIM via IFC Support Import only Limited
Intelligent (Parametric) Attribute-rich, Architectural Objects*
      Walls (Self-Healing; Straight, Curved; Block Insert)
Compound Wall Definitions / Multi-Component Walls
      Windows & Doors
      Muntins – for Windows & Doors
      Slabs (Floor and Roof Slabs, now with openings)
Schedule Tool and Wizard
Architectural Sections and Elevations (3D-to-2D documentation)
Style Manager Limited Limited
Self-Trimming and Self-Aligning Blocks
Geolocation of Drawings, Compass Rose
3D Photorealistic Rendering
Customizable Luminances and Material Libraries
Advance Rendering
Caustics for Sun Lights
Customizable Environments Library
Luminance of Objects, Shadow Casting, Anti-aliasing
OpenGL & Hidden Line Rendering
Ray Tracing
Render Manager
Shared Shader Sets – support of legacy drawings
UV Mapping – now includes SMesh Objects
Volumetric Rendering Effects
Dynamic Cutaway Plane
Geo-located Sun & Physical Sky Lighting
Blocks, Block Editor and Xref Support
Internal Database and Custom Data; External Database Connectivity
Parametric Parts Editor for 2D and 3D parts creation and management
Programmable SDK & Ruby Scripting (Compatible with SketchUp Ruby Scripts)
Symbols, Part Library
Table Styles with Property Set Definitions
Adobe 3D PDF (.U3D and .PRC) Export U3D only
3D Printer Support via .STL Import and Export
AutoCAD (DXF, DWG, and DWF) File Compatibility
Import and Open File Formats 41 25 22 15
Export of Coordinate Data
Export, Save As, and Publish File Formats 34 27 23 16
Enhanced SketchUp File (SKP) Import – geometry, views, materials, components
File Conversion Tool with Batch File Conversion
Open and Save ASAT, SAT,IGS, STP mechanical drawings
Open and Save 3DM (Rhino), OBJ, SHX (save only) , STP files OBJ, SHX only
TAP File Import – Import TurboApp files from mobile devices
Google Earth (KML and KMZ) File Support
Terrain Data (XYZ) File Import and Export Support
3DM, 3DS
Point Cloud Support (PCD, PCG, XYZ, ASC)
Point Cloud Triangulation
Subset Point Cloud
Network License Support
*TurboCAD can read and display ADT-compliant objects embedded in