BIMx Brings ArchiCAD Models to Desktop, iPad & iPhone

Graphisoft has adapted its Virtual Building Explorer (VBEG) program to be compatible with mobile devices, and at the same time it has been renamed BIMx. i.e. BIM Explorer. In addition to sending files, BIM models can now be shared via new routes where the platform is Facebook and a cloud server. CAD software producers are currently competing to devise solutions that make it possible to view CAD information models on mobile devices. Smart phones and tablets are suitable presentation... Read More

How to Use Magic Mouse with CAD

Back in October 2009, Apple surprised us with a new introduction to the Mac peripherals, the Apple Magic Mouse, the world’s first multi-touch mouse. In the past, Apple hasn’t been very successful with its mice, if you recall the round ‘hockey puck’ in ’98 and the deceivingly useless Mighty Mouse with its dirt-gatherer scroll ball, but many are starting to come around now that the company has seemed to have nailed it. The Magic Mouse doesn’t have anything on its surface.... Read More

Autodesk Releases Mac-compatible Version of AutoCAD

AutoCAD is usually associated as Pro-Windows software as there hasn’t been a Mac-compatible version of AutoCAD for ages. The latest AutoCAD that worked in Macintosh was AutoCAD 13, released in 1994. Time has passed since and now Autodesk is releasing a new AutoCAD that is compatible with Mac. Autodesk also announced the AutoCAD WS mobile application, a new free app soon to be available through Apple’s App Store that will extend AutoCAD to Apple’s iOS. The AutoCAD WS mobile... Read More