The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC) has released IntelliCAD version 8.0. A platform which users can develop custom applications, the software is now available in both 32- and 64-bit versions.
Major enhancements to the new version include layer states, layer filters with search, layer transparency and viewport freeze, .CUI custom menu files, quick select, 3D orbit, additional grid capabilities, .DAE file import include MrSID MG4 raster image support. Complete rendering features are now available in both Professional and Standard versions.
There are also application programming interface (API) updates to IntelliCAD, such as Open Design Alliance Teigha version 3.9.1 and support for VBA 7.1. Members of the ITC can also use source code for advanced rendering and image processing components.
Overall upgrades include improved PDF export and reduced resulting file size and faster performance for multiple sessions on multi-core machines.
“This new version of IntelliCAD represents an exponential improvement over earlier versions. We have over 1000 new features and fixes making this by far the best IntelliCAD version released to date,” said Robert Berry, business development director of ITC. “IntelliCAD is now more than ever a safe and reliable CAD development platform for our members and their end-users.”
For more information, visit IntelliCAD Technology Consortium.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.