Are you thinking about using TurboCAD with AutoCAD or switching from AutoCAD to TurboCAD?
We’ve created a resource to provide you with the information you need to shorten your learning curve and start creating professional designs in no time at all. Once you’ve made the decision to use TurboCAD, this guide will help you get started by outlining the few differences in jargon, commands, and tools.
TurboCAD® offers all AutoCAD user many advantages, including DWG compatibility, better handle-based editing, a broader variety of object snaps, and an improved user interface. It offers features not found in AutoCAD, such as built-in raster-to-vector conversion, history for 3D solid models, node editing, and constraint management.
Once you’ve made the decision to use TurboCAD, this guide will help you get started by outlining the few differences in jargon, commands, and tools. Here is just some of the information you’ll find:
TurboCAD offers the AutoCAD user:
- File Compatibility – AutoCAD DWG, Autodesk DXF and DWF, Spatial Technology SAT, ASCII, 3D Studio, STL, DGN, DCD, FCW
- Supports vector formats: IGES, STEP, Meatstream, HPGL, VRML, CDM, WMF
- Similar User Interface
- Better handle-based editing
- Larger variety of object snaps
- Built-in raster to vector conversion
- History for 3D solid models
- Node editing
- Constraint Management
The few differences and how they are resolved between TurboCAD and AutoCAD
- Command selections and differences
- Drawing Command differences
- Node Editing
This document contains a reference list of AutoCAD commands and the equivalent in TurboCAD as well as instructions for using specific commands and tools.
What you will love about TurboCAD
- Significantly more Mechanical tools
- Significantly more Architectural tools
- Additional Snaps not offered in AutoCAD
- More affordable
- Both permanent licenses and subscriptions are available
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TurboCAD 2019 Product Overview
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.
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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.