progeSOFT Releases Milestone 2008 Version of IntelliCAD -- progeCAD 2008

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progeSOFT today announced the worldwide release of progeCAD 2008. progeCAD is widely regarded as a CAD system of highest quality and compatibility with the AutoCAD® product line. progeCAD's native DWG™ support is unsurpassed in completeness - including embedded table support, raster image manipulation and 3D ACIS® modeling. This new release brings progeCAD closer than ever to match AutoCAD® in speed, functionality and reliability.

progeCAD has already won the loyalty of many users with robust features like DWG™ / DXF™ / DWF™ 2007 support, Polar Tracking, eSnap (like oSnap™), PDF import / export, raster to vector support, advanced hatching and more - all at a very low price. Now progeCAD 2008 offers important new additional features. Some of these major new features are:

  • AutoCAD® 2008 native file support
  • E-Transmit (bundle a drawing with all dependencies like xrefs for sending)*
  • True Color support
  • More advanced REFEDIT (in-place Block editing)*
  • "Entity dependent" Context-Sensitive Menus
  • Improved Asiatic font support
  • -Hidden line in Dview (perspective)
  • Integrated Software Updater
  • New raster Engine with grip edit on images, .png format support*
  • ECW (Enhanced Compression Wavelet) support*
  • JPEG 2000 support*
  • Find & replace*
  • Snap- and eSanp- from
  • Export DWF 3D
  • Creating and using Wipeout entities
  • Lock layout viewports: to lock the model space view or location while panning or zooming in paper space
  • Support for the new DWG v 2007/2008 system variables
  • Support for DWGCODEPAGE system variable (drawing character sets)

*indicates this feature is only available with progeCAD Pro version.

There are also important improvements to existing features like faster layout management, improved save and open file performance, Windows Vista compatibility, improved printing interface, improved Xref support, easier moving of licenses and hundreds of other bug fixes.

progeSOFT Como, Italy has been specializing in CAD for the last 20 years and is an executive member of the IntelliCAD® Technology Consortium.
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