Vectorworks 2008 Offers Vastly Improved UI

Nemetschek North America announced on Thursday the release of the latest upgrade to VectorWorks line of precision design 2D/3D CAD software. In development for two years, significant changes were made which include a heads-up data display, more precise controls, and a new View Bar.

In addition, the program has been streamlined with fewer mouse clicks and many new batch-editing capabilities, such as the ability to select and edit multiple windows and doors in walls at one time. In addition, a new Rotate Plan command makes it easy to work on parts of a design that lie at odd angles, while still drawing orthogonally, according to Terri Nyman.

Sample Work from Customer Gallery

Full details of all the changes can be downloaded at the Vectorworks Website. A gallery of user submiited images shows what Vectorworks can achieve.

VectorWorks is a line of precision design software for 2D and 3D CAD which includes: Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Machine Design, Fundamentals, and RenderWorks. The applications are Universal and require Mac OS X 10.4.10 or later and a PPC G4 or later. Some components require 2 GB RAM. Pricing is based on the selection of components and/or upgrades and can be obtained from Nemetschek sales at 877-202-8871.