The new version of the software includes over 250 design and drafting tools with tips and customizable keyboard shortcuts, all intended to bring more efficiency to the design process. It contains a full complement of dimensioning tools and snaps, as well as the capability to import of fifteen and export of eleven different CAD and graphics formats.
The TurboCAD Explorer includes an intuitive Layer Manager and Symbol Palette with drag and drop access to over 8,000 symbols and parts including electrical, mechanical, bathroom, kitchen, construction, LAN, CMOS, doors, windows, counters, fasteners, HVAC components, and more.
TurboCAD for the Macintosh includes a conversion tool which automatically allows you to create precise 2D wireframe and hidden line drawings from imported 3D components or assembly drawings, including AutoCAD(R) DXF and DWG files. With this innovative tool, the user can quickly create production-ready drawings and additional auxiliary, detail, and section views.
IMSI plans to release a second, 2D/3D version of TurboCAD for Mac OS X later this year. TurboCAD requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later and retails for US$99.