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OVERVIEW

Affordable CAD solution for expert results

Enhance your visual communication expertise with the precision of superior 2D drafting and 3D design tools available in CorelCAD™ 2018. It’s the smart, affordable solution for drawing the detailed elements required in technical design. With native .DWG file support and optimization for Windows and macOS, you can enjoy computer aided design software that delivers increased productivity and impressive performance on the platform of your choice. CorelCAD 2018 provides flexible expansion options for both new users and existing customers to match any workflow.

CAD software for 2D drawing, 3D design and 3D printing

Efficiency and productivity

Expand your visual communication expertise with the precision of superior drafting and design tools available in CorelCAD 2018. With an enhanced user interface and new time-saving features, you can increase workflow and deliver impressive, visually rich CAD designs.

2D drafting

Get the design power you need with an expansive collection of professional drafting tools that deliver the control and detail you require for any project. CorelCAD 2018 offers new helix tools for 2D spirals, advanced table tools, and a MultiLeader tool to configure and adjust callouts as your drawings evolve.

3D design

Experience the skillful and exacting results of the 3D capabilities in CorelCAD 2018, and transition your drawings from 2D drafting into advanced 3D designs. With an array of expert and intuitive 3D tools, including the enhanced EntityGrips and Properties palette, you are well equipped to move from project sketches to 3D output and printing.

Compatibility and optimization

Streamline project sharing with both internal teams and external suppliers. CorelCAD 2018 is fully compatible with the latest version, AutoCAD R2018 .DWG file format, to ensure worry-free collaboration with business partners, and includes innovative customization and automation support options to align with any working environment.

FEATURES

Native .DWG files

Open, edit and save files in .DWG format for easy collaboration with colleagues and suppliers. Increase project sharing with both internal teams and external suppliers using the latest version, AutoCAD R2018 .DWG file format, to ensure worry-free collaboration with business partners.

Industry-standard CAD features

CorelCAD is compatible with all major CAD programs, so experienced users will feel comfortable with the familiar command bar, command aliases, and menu and toolbar items.

Move entities incrementally

Accelerate your workflow with the Copy command to quickly copy selected objects to the active layer instead of the source layer. Use the enhanced Paste command to copy content from the clipboard to the active layer instead of the source layer, or choose the Shift + Arrow keys to move selected entities with a specific increment

Manage BlockAttribute Properties and Settings

Use the Block support to edit the BlockAttribute properties and settings in Block (symbol) definitions. With a few keystrokes, you can change the order in which you are prompted for BlockAttribute values when you insert a Block, you can synchronize all instances of Blocks.

Auto-Completion for commands

Streamline your workflow with a UI that allows you to apply an auto-completion function for command and variable names as you type them. In addition, it can display a list of suggested command and variable names that will contain your typed substring

Layer tools

Work in a consistent manner with Layer Preview and Layer transparency features to align project elements, including drawing components from the recent versions of AutoCAD .DWG files. Keep the layers in perfect order by using the Layer States dialog, or save in a LayerState to manage the appearance of design components with named layer states.

Enhanced performance

Gain the advantages from computer-aided design software that delivers the strength you need from a new version that has been optimized for the latest operating systems, including Windows 10 and macOS High Sierra, and features intuitive updates to the user interface.

CorelCAD Mobile

Design and annotate on the go with CorelCAD Mobile, the latest tablet version of CorelCAD for iOS and Android that complements the existing PC and Mac platforms. CorelCAD Mobile is available as a free companion app with basic functionality, or as a subscription with full features and editing capabilities.

3D mouse support

Navigate in 3D with support for 3Dconnexion input devices*. Rotate 2D and 3D drawings by moving the cap of the 3D mouse. Assign preferred navigation settings or custom commands to buttons of the 3D mouse.

Print 3D designs

Export multiple 3D solid objects to .STL (Stereolithography), the most commonly used file format for 3D prints. Print 3D prototypes using .STL support for direct connection to 3D printers or output to 3rd party 3D printing services.

Migration Assistance

Transfer custom settings such as profiles, preferences, file locations, and UI customizations from a previous release of the CAD software to the newest release. A dialog box opens automatically when you start CorelCAD 2018 the first time after installation.

Easy file sharing

Collaborate and share more easily with colleagues and clients with support for leading formats, including .PDF, .SVG, .EPS and .DWF.

Work with GIS files

Visualize maps and geographic models created by geographic information systems (GIS) applications with support for ESRI Shape files (.SHP).

Exchange 3D files with colleagues and suppliers

Open and work with 3D models with support for the ACIS model file format (.SAT) that you can share with co-workers and 3D manufacturers.

Print dialog

Enjoy enriched functionality with a redesigned print dialog box that improves the user experience. The print preview updates dynamically when you change any of the print settings.

Print configurations

Store all your advanced print settings, including paper size, scale, orientation, color to line width assignments and many more, in named configurations to use them across CAD files and projects.

Pack & Go command†

Create a ZIP archive or folder containing the current drawing and its dependent files, such as References, images, PDF files, font and mapping files, and PrintStyle and Print Configuration files.

Automation support

With support for Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications (VSTA)* and LISP, you can load or create your own functions, routines and plug-ins in the CorelCAD automation interface.

PDF and DGN Underlay functionality†

Attach one or more pages of a PDF document or DGN files originated from MicroStation or other CAD software to your drawing as an Underlay. Control the layer visibility and clipping (masking areas) of the PDF and DGN Underlays.

Industry-standard CAD features

CorelCAD is compatible with all major CAD programs, so experienced users will feel comfortable with the familiar command bar, command aliases, and menu and toolbar items.

System Requirements

Windows version

  • Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit editions)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo, or AMD Athlon x2 Dual-Core processor
  • 2 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • 500 MB hard disk space
  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4 (OpenGL version 3.2 or better recommended)
  • 1280 x 768 screen resolution (1920 x 1080 (Full HD) recommended)
  • Mouse or tablet
  • DVD drive optional (for box installation)
  • Internet connection for product activation and access to the plug-in store

Mac version

  • Mac OS X v10.10 (Yosemite) or higher (incl. macOS High Sierra)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor (or better)
  • 2 GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 500 MB hard disk space
  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4 (OpenGL version 3.2 or better recommended)
  • 1280 x 768 display (1920 x 1080 (Full HD) recommended)
  • Mouse or tablet
  • DVD drive optional (for box installation)
  • Internet connection for product activation and access to the plug-in store

CorelCAD goes mobile!

Get instant access to design and annotate on the go with CorelCAD Mobile that complements the existing PC and Mac platforms. CorelCAD Mobile is a companion app that’s now available as a subscription for the iPad or iPhone through iTunes, and for Android tablets and smartphones through Google play. For subscribers, the app includes a full set of 2D drawing, editing and 3D viewing tools and advanced annotation capabilities. With the free app mode, you can already enjoy 2D and 3D .DWG viewing, basic annotation tools and connectivity to cloud storage services like Box, Dropbox and Google Drive.

Explore the many benefits of CorelCAD Mobile

Mobile drawings

Share the files you’ve created with CorelCAD on your desktop or laptop with CorelCAD Mobile. To gain access, simply use Box, Dropbox or Google Drive to synchronize your drawings in the cloud or store drawings locally on your device.

Efficient meetings

Use your tablet or smartphone in lieu of paper to communicate on the go with clients and colleagues. In Addition, most modern devices allow you to connect to a video-projector via a USB to HDMI connector, or over wireless connections. Plus, with CorelCAD Mobile you can edit a drawing* and then immediately share the modified version.

On-site annotation

Add, change or edit important project details on-site, such as confirming measurements, revising key data or including text notes. With the unique annotation features, PictureNote* and VoiceNote*, you can take a picture from the camera of your mobile device or record your voice and pin the recorded note to the right place in your drawing.

Instant modifications

Find all the tools you need to make immediate changes or fixes with the 150+ drawing and editing features* in CorelCAD Mobile. The 2D tools will help you create or modify your drawing* within an interface that’s been optimized for touch and high precision.

Sketch ideas

Originate or capture ideas the moment the inspiration strikes in any global location. CorelCAD Mobile is the natural extension of CorelCAD for your mobile devices. Plus, you’ll find all the familiar tools you’re used to seeing on your computer, with the exception of a few touch gestures, so there’s no learning curve.