Versatile and Easy
DesignCAD 3D Max is the ultimate beginner tool for creating precise, professional-quality drafting, modeling and animation. 2D drafting and 3D modeling have never been easier. Create professional-quality drafting, modeling and animation with ease and speed. With no previous CAD experience needed. Perfect for:
- Floorplans and architectural drawings
- Engineering Layouts
- Electronic schematics
- plats, maps and elevations
- Toys, hobbies and 3D models
Rendering and Lighting
A new, intuitive Light Source menu allows you to easily define the lighting scheme of your drawing. Choose from multiple types of light sources and add up to 8 different lights to your drawing. Your renderings have never looked more stunning!
- Improved OpenGL lighting
- Choose light source type: Spot, Point & Directional
- Intensity: Ambient, Diffuse & Specular
- Direction: Horizontal and Vertical Angle
- Raster-to-Vector Conversion Tool
This integrated converter can scan in your paper drawings and convert them to editable CAD files saving you hours in design time.
Easy 2D Drafting
Intuitive yet sophisticated editing tools, advanced geometric construction capabilities, drawing short cut keys and complete layer management make 2D drafting a breeze.
- Customizable tools and menus
- Software Development Kit
- Over 70 Hatch Patterns
- 13 Snaps
3D Solid Modeling
Access a full range of 3D modeling tools, including Box, Sphere, Hemisphere, Pyramid, Cylinder, Cone and Torus. Utilize Boolean operations including solid add, solid subtract, and slice to shape your 3D parts. Plus, powerful new grid options give you greater control and quality when adding surfaces to your models.
- mpressive animations
- Complex 3D rendering
- Materials and texture
- Transparency and fogging
In the case of DesignCAD 3D Max v17, IMSI is targeting the beginning modeler, and the company describes this as a retail consumer product for the hobbyist.
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