CAD Software introduction and market analysis for ActCAD
Computer Aided Design (CAD) is a software package which is used for the purpose of design and drafting of technical drawings like building plans, structures, electrical circuits etc. It helps in replacing the manual drafting in an automated way using computers.
The main use of CAD software is in different fields like architecture, structural engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, interior design, exterior design, surveying and many more. All these professionals use various 2D or 3D CAD programs. These programs can help them to analyze design ideas, visualize concepts through materialistic renderings, and assume how a design will perform in the reality. It also have many features depending on whether the design process involves 2D vector-based graphics or 3D modeling of solids and surfaces. Most 3D CAD programs let you apply multiple light sources, revolves objects in three dimensions, and remodify designs from any side. There are many CAD software available in world for with different specifications and features. Users choose a particular software based on their needs and resources available.
There is a huge competition in the market between various CAD software. Many companies focus mainly on sales for the purpose of selling their software all over the world but many of them are not focusing basic issues like price, regular features,technical support etc. These problems are felt by most users all over the World almost everyday. They are not getting much for what they are paying. Users are paying huge amount for a single license for 1 or 2 years validity and many of them are not satisfied in paying such amounts to CAD software companies. Due to this a gap has been created between customer’s requirements and solutions available in market.
On the other hand there are many low cost and free tools available in market which are limited with very few features and with so many performance issues. Thus they may not be very productive for real time projects.
To fill these gaps which the Professionals all over the World are facing, a CAD software called ActCAD was introduced to the market few years back. It is a best alternative CAD software with several advantages among others. It is having a very familiar user interface and almost same shortcuts which users are habituated for years. ActCAD has technical collaboration with Organizations like IntelliCAD, 3D Spatial, wintopo etc. ActCAD is available in two versions viz., Professional and Standard for both 2D drawings and 3D models. The main advantages of ActCAD are very low global price, life-time validity of licenses and prompt technical supports in India. I feel that this product can reduce the existing gaps I request you to try ActCAD software and give your feedback.