ACTCAD LATEST NEWS (Shown latest 20 only)


ActCAD 2022 Update 735 Released, Dt.13-Oct-2021

ActCAD 2022 New update 735 released for Standard, Professional and BIM products.

It is a minor release with below improvements:

  • Improved the speed and performance of ActCAD 2022 PDF Printer
  • Some improvements to Network Licensing
  • Updated ODA dwg libraries
  • Fixed right click selection options in Block Attributes Command
  • Fixed certain font display issue
  • Fixed certain crash issue when null pointer returned by external programs
  • Fixed MULTIPLE command locking issue
  • Fixed crash issue while doing menu setup
  • Fixed WBLOCK dialog does not store any history in File name and path combo
  • Fixed background color change issue while resizing the palette
  • Fixed running snaps do not work from a Lisp shortcut to Zoom Window
  • Fixed display issue of thumbnail preview
  • Fixed certain snap issues of a circle
  • Fixed entity selection issue of (nentselp) functions
  • Fixed entity shape while rotating
  • Fixed lag issues during 3D Solid snapping
  • Fixed crash issue while handling nested Xrefs
  • Fixed certain issues with dynamic input
  • Fixed zoom on mouse wheel at paperspace not centered on mouse pointer
  • Fixed objects associativity in paperspace when DIMASSOC set to 2
  • Fixed some crash issue associated with DIMSTYLE sysvar value
  • Fixed crash issue while trying to align a Block
  • Fixed certain issues with selection cycling API call
  • Fixed paste link issue of Paste Special
  • Fixed certain hanging issue while editing MTEXT
  • Fixed Xref Manager to show unreferenced xrefs
  • Fixed display issue of nested Xrefs in explorer and Xref Manager
  • Added ability to save and load PDF Publish Options
  • Fixed some issues in IRX API

The new versions are available from here.

ActCAD 2022 Update 720 Released, Dt.09-Sep-2021

ActCAD 2022 New update 720 released for Standard, Professional and BIM products.

It is a minor release with below improvements:

  • Fixed the double click Block Attributes error
  • Some improvements to Network Licensing
  • Updated ODA dwg libraries
  • Fixed BREAK and INSERT errors while executing PEDIT command for 3DPOLYLINE

The new versions are available from here.

ActCAD 2022 Products Released, Dt.25-Aug-2021

ActCAD announces the release of ActCAD 2022 products mentioned below based on latest IntelliCAD 10.1 Engine:

  • ActCAD 2022 BIM
  • ActCAD 2022 Professional
  • ActCAD 2022 Standard

This is the fastest version of ActCAD released so far. Below is the list of major improvements in this release:

  • ActCAD 2022 is upto 7 times faster while selecting entities, 2 times faster while handlign grips, snaps and regeneration.
  • ActCAD 2022 supports 3Dconnexion input devices
  • Improved API Functions
  • Completely refactored OpenGL graphics engine
  • All new geolocation feature
  • Restore default program settings from Start menu
  • Improved Table Styles and Table Editing
  • Create and Edit Sheet Sets
  • Insert Dynamic Blocks
  • Import .pdf files with more advanced options
  • Import of map files (.shp, .sdf, .sqlite files)
  • Dynamic view transitions
  • Dimbreak command
  • Advanced grips for blocks and groups
  • Layer Previous command
  • Ability to turn off entity movement when clicking and dragging the mouse
  • Ability to restore a layer state to the current viewport, all viewports, all layouts and viewports, or the Model tab
  • Introduced Associative Arrays with Edit Array command
  • ActCAD BIM now import Autodesk® Revit® 2021 files, specify AEC drawing units, convert an existing entity to a beam path, and determine the smoothness (level of detail) of curves in BIM underlays created from .rvt files
  • Several improvements in editing and selecting entities, layers, text, the user interface etc.

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001572 Released, Dt.07-Aug-2021

ActCAD 2021 version 1001572 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance release with some new commands and bug fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • Fixed some issues with ActCAD Patch Updater Programs
  • Added Drawing Save alert while closing ActCAD by pressing the X button
  • Fixed issues while opening dwg & dxf files by double-clicking
  • Fixed block with arc gives the wrong center snap location
  • Fixed errors with NCopy Layer
  • Fixed incorrect display of 4 band JP2 image
  • Fixed issues with RTT creation method of Circle
  • Fixed Grips menu does not consider the 2Dpolylines and 3Dpolylines to add vertex
  • Fixed issue of Linetypes are removed if plot transparency is ON
  • Fixed grip edit 3dpolyline not changing vertex elevation
  • Fixed some crash issues with Fonts manager
  • Fixed transient graphics remains after drawings switching
  • Fixed some conversion issues with Drawings Converter
  • Fixed the issue of thawing the current layer

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

Existing ActCAD 2021 users can use the check for updates command to update to this latest version automatically.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001564 Released, Dt.22-Jul-2021

ActCAD 2021 version 1001564 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance release with some new commands and bug fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • All New Network Licensing Technology with several enhancements
  • Added New Command TEXTMERGE
  • Added New Command SETZ
  • Fixed some issues with APPLOAD command
  • Fixed issue with MLeader for Invalid Input message
  • Fixed issue with out of memory with certain block creation
  • Fixed X verted marker issue in ENTPROP dialog
  • Fixed unexpected format change in a numbered list
  • Fixed text justification issue in classic MTEXT editor
  • Fixed junt font issue in ETRANSMIT Program
  • Fixed LAYISO printing incorrect current layer name
  • Fixed some issues with IntelliConvert Program
  • Fixed TextEdit cursor not visible on white background in transparent mode
  • Fixed some issues with menu group loading
  • Fixed crash issue while drawing a line tangent to polyline arc
  • Fixed crash issue while opening a web page
  • Fixed crash issue while converting hatch segment to arc
  • Fixed Wblock changing layers of non-zero elevation entities
  • Fixed crash with some dock bar dragging
  • Fixed layer state properties saving issue

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

Existing ActCAD 2021 users can use check for updates command to update to this latest version automatically.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001551 Released, Dt.28-Jun-2021

ActCAD 2021 version 1001551 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance release with some new commands and bug fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • Added new command DIMSPACE
  • Added new command ATTIN
  • Added new command ATTINXL
  • Added new command ATTOUT
  • Added new command ATTOUTXL
  • Added new command ATTSYNC
  • Added new command ATTINC
  • Improved NumberedMarkers command
  • Revised ODA libraries version to 6670
  • Fixed issues in APPLOAD command
  • Fixed WBLOCK changing layers of non-zero elevation entities
  • Fixed Layer State Properties not saving
  • Fixed LAYERSTATE missing some Restore option
  • Fixed restorion of layer states to multiple viewports or layouts
  • Fixed DTEXT doesn't show the actual input height and angle
  • Fixed wrong annotative scale set when Xref filter is off
  • Fixed MTEXT text shifts when being edited when aligned at the bottom
  • Fixed some issues in Selection Cycling
  • Fixed some issues in Intelliconvert
  • Fixed initial sorting of the Sheets/Layouts in sheets list
  • Fixed Page Setup of several sheets from different drawings in Publish command
  • Fixed some issues in font mapping file (icad.fmp)
  • Fixed DIMASSOC breaking the associativity of dimensions to blocks
  • Fixed Lineweght/Transparency state resets after using Edit in Layerstate
  • Fixed incorrect behavior of VIEW tools when switching layouts and model/paper space
  • Fixed certain issues with plotting
  • Fixed crash issue during perspective mode rendering
  • Fixed view toolbar and ribbon view buttons greyed out in paperspace
  • Fixed trim by crossing polyline removes extra segment
  • Fixed MTEXT issues in numbering and indenting after importing .rtf document
  • Fixed Mleader label alignment option like OtherCAD
  • Fixed file Save error log written to a wrong file
  • Fixed RTROT rotates view incorrectly making it nearly unusable
  • Fixed hatch origin set incorrectly if bound to extents
  • Fixed MTEXT Background Settings dialog not save default settings
  • Fixed Print stamp setting not saved after restarting ActCAD
  • Fixed RR Grips disappear when selecting after using (vl-load-com)
  • Fixed Text/Mtext selection during editing is not working with Shift and right arrow key
  • Fixed Image Path uses forward slashes when dragged and dropped into the drawing
  • Fixed cerain issue with PDFATTACH

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

Existing ActCAD 2021 users can use check for updates command to update to this latest version automatically.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001528 Released, Dt.08-May-2021

ActCAD 2021 version 1001528 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance release with some new commands and bug fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • Added all new APPLOAD command
  • Added all new ALIGNSPACE command
  • Added all new TEXTALIGN command
  • Added new Network License Usage log creation to Excel file
  • Completely revised NEWDRAWING command
  • Completely revised ATTEDIT(ATE) comamnd
  • Completely revised CUI file with several improvements
  • Fixed the launch issue of NEWDRAWING command when all drawings are closed
  • Fixed the white background issue of Hole Table command
  • Fixed the automatic snap grid issue during startup
  • Improved Licensing Technology to display Trial left days only at the startup
  • Fixed automatic scaling issue of STEPEXPORT objects
  • Fixed the issue of Tab and Arrow keys navigation on ENTPROP dialog
  • Fixed the issue of pipe color
  • Fixed display issues of curve lines (fittings)
  • Implemented progress bar for BIMATTACH command
  • Fixed wrong linetype in output file for Spline
  • Fixed the issue of deleting last text symbol
  • Fixed crash issue while deleting Print styles
  • Fixed MTEXT cursor not scrolling into view
  • Fixed wrong plot paper units displayed in printable area dialog
  • Fixed certaing performance issues while loading large drawings
  • Fixed snap for starting point which can't be changed
  • Fixed entity rotation at a given angle using grips
  • Fixed dynamic block grips updation problem
  • Fixed editing entities by grips cancelled while switching drawings
  • Fixed the issue of FROM does not work while moving entities using grips
  • Fixed the line angle problem when dynamic mode is off
  • Fixed some issues with selection of text
  • Added AUTOSAVERETAIN sysvar to control temporary files of autosave to recycle bin
  • Fixed unknown pc3 printer configuration error in print dialog
  • Fixed Wblock dialog not storing the history of previous selection
  • Fixed certain issues with polyline joining
  • Improved Move Up and Move Down options on Publish dialog
  • Fixed print to file option selected after the use of DWG to PDF driver
  • Fixed the joining issue of two 2D splines
  • Fixed certain issues with opening a drawing from recent list
  • Fixed layer states restored incorrectly for viewports
  • Fixed some crash issue during Hatch boundary detection
  • Fixed hatch area detection which is enclosed by polylines
  • Fixed center snap issue of closed polylines
  • Fixed the issue of node snap in xref drawing when PDMODE is not 0
  • Fixed layer writing issue while plotting PDF files
  • Fixed certain crash issue while removing a multiview
  • Fixed drawing with very long text style causes instant crash
  • Fixed MTEXT first line left indent depends on hanging in the Paragraph dialog
  • Fixed Image Preview of an image not shown in Image Manager

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

Existing ActCAD 2021 users can use check for updates command to update to this latest version automatically.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001505 Released, Dt.04-Apr-2021

ActCAD 2021 version 1001505 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance release with few minor fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • Fixed certain issues with Licensing Technologies
  • All new PDF to DXF Converter
  • Fixed PDF converter execution issue when Network license is used
  • Added ability to disable optimizations for ZOOM/PAN commands executed from a script
  • Added sysvar CommandToEngine
  • Added sysvar GsUpdateOnCommandEnd
  • Implemented internal method to run command after current command
  • Fixed frozen layout issue after closing other drawings
  • Fixed certain crash issue on zoom - extents
  • Fixed the issue of XDLIST and Selection Cycling not working together
  • Fixed inconsistent cursor state after zoom during drop down menu
  • Fixed certain dynamic issue of line
  • Fixed SDS callback with SDS_CBXFORMSS flag
  • Fixed new items display in Layer State Manager/Explorer Layer States
  • Fixed some issues of LAYERP command
  • Fixed Layer states restored incorrectly for viewports
  • Fixed wrong item highlighted in the image file list
  • Removed unused selection set code
  • Fixed OpenGL anti-aliasing depends on the graphics card settings
  • Fixed Graphics settings not updated after switching from OpenGL
  • Fixed multi-sampling is always applied in 2DWireframe visual style
  • Fixed layer dialog when select multiple layers and edit transparency
  • Fixed selection cycling does not work with entsel

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

Existing ActCAD 2021 users can use check for updates command to update to this latest version automatically.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001497 Released, Dt.09-Mar-2021

ActCAD 2021 version 1001497 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance with few minor fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • Introduced new Live Licensing Technology
  • Several improvements to Licensing Technology
  • Introduced new LAYWALK command
  • Revised ODA libraries to version 6473
  • Fixed crash issue during text editing in French localization
  • Fixed view height of viewports
  • Fixed parallelism tolerance error of Curves fillet
  • Fixed the issue of LAYUNISO command
  • Fixed arc jig issue
  • Fixed some crash issue with GS reactors
  • Fixed crash issues in some localization
  • Fixed localization for ActCAD explorer
  • Fixed some crash issue during View props update
  • Fixed empty file handling issue during autosave
  • Fixed revision problems while working with OLE objects
  • Fixed crash after opening a dxf file, audit and saveas
  • Fixed crash issue in some dimension scripts

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

Existing ActCAD 2021 users can use check for updates command to update to this latest version automatically.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001487 Released, Dt.13-Feb-2021

ActCAD 2021 version 1001487 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance with few minor fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • Updated ODA DWG libraries to version 6421
  • Fixed some issues with Licensing Technology
  • Fixed crash issue while asking for point result
  • Fixed memory leak issue in Dynamic Input module
  • Fixed crash issue after open a dxf file, audit and saveas
  • Fixed some issues with OLE objects
  • Fixed Mtext Formatting change issues on edit
  • Fixed problems copying files to My Documents folder when starting ActCAD
  • Fixed incorrect dimension elevation in Dynamic Input
  • Fixed Arc radius wrong acceptance in Dynamic Input
  • Fixed unable to move tab stops in mtext editor
  • Fixed JP2 image is displayed in wrong color and slow loading
  • Fixed center snap issue for closed polylines
  • Fixed spontaneous snap to grip points during grip stretch
  • Fixed update character issues in Text Editor
  • Fixed some crash issues during Block Edit
  • Fixed certain issues with STEP import

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

Existing ActCAD 2021 users can use check for updates command to update to this latest version automatically.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001478 Released, Dt.30-Jan-2021

ActCAD 2021 version 1001478 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance with few improvements and bug fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • Updated ODA DWG libraries
  • Fixed problems changing LINETYPESPATH
  • Fixed MTEXT formatting issues
  • Fixed some annotative entity display issues
  • Fixed layers filter applied wrong to the dropdown
  • Fixed certain character issues of Text Editor
  • Fixed a particular GDI thread crash issue
  • Fixed invisible cursor during icedGetPoint after call to sds_entsel
  • Fixed certain issues with Layer Filters Custom Order
  • Fixed the issue 32bit bitmap images disappear on zoom out
  • Fixed the issue Right-clicking does not run the command if dynamic input is enabled
  • Fixed the issue JP2 image is displayed in wrong color and loads too long
  • Fixed crash issue while loading multi models
  • Fixed hanging issue of DSAutoUpdateStateGuard
  • Fixed data loss issue of PURGE removes blocks in use
  • Fixed the ^^ command prefix doesn't hide the command parameter
  • Fixed wrong font settings after changing the text font style
  • Fixed MLEADER with the content "Mtext" is created at the wrong scale if the current scale is not 1:1
  • Fixed changing scale for the style doesn't update mleader objects

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

Existing ActCAD 2021 users can use check for updates command to update to this latest version automatically.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001464 Released, Dt.22-Dec-2020

ActCAD 2021 version 1001464 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance with few improvements and bug fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • Fixed issues with annotative dimension text scaled on every edit
  • Fixed the sysvars RECOMPUTEDIMBLOCKSREQUIRED & RECOMPUTEDRAWING
  • Fixed Publish command for selected sheet details do not match in output
  • Fixed the issue of layers filter applied wrong in the dropdown
  • Fixed some issues with Licensing
  • Fixed the slow loading issue of CUIX files
  • Fixed the issues of splash images not chaning
  • Fixed the issues of line types and profiles
  • Fixed the crash issue of colorbooks dialog
  • Fixed the command line focus issue of Dynamic screen input
  • Fixed the German language keyboard issue of letter N
  • Fixed some CUI file customization issues
  • Fixed the crash issue of Color dialog when called from IRX
  • Fixed text duplication when using \n at the beginning of a line
  • Fixed hanging issue of ActCAD when Editor.WriteMessage method called from .Net applications
  • Fixed the issue of Hatch using select entities in a particular drawing
  • Fixed exception issue of Hatch boundary in a particular drawing with select entities option
  • Fixed the hatch creation issue of Circles
  • Fixed Mleader text height changing issue
  • Fixed the issue of MLEADER does not display correct text height
  • Fixed the issue of Rotated multiline text positioned wrong
  • Fixed selection options from the drop-down list using the cursor and the Enter button
  • Fixed Transient graphics not displayed if raster image is frozen
  • Revised ODA libraries version to 6235
  • Fixed Arc negative angle value works wrong
  • Fixed 3X lines creation performance degradation

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001447 Released, Dt.14-Nov-2020

ActCAD 2021 version 1001447 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance with few improvements and bug fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • Fixed the PDF open and edit issue
  • Added a new setup file ActCAD PDF Printer
  • Introduced new Geo Location Feature and support for KMZ files
  • Fixed some issues to User Interface
  • Revision of ODA libraries to version 6214
  • Fixed 3X Lines creation performance degradation
  • Fixed SDS callback with SDS_CBXFORMSS flag
  • Fixed crash on snap to OdDgShape2d
  • Fixed crash issue of view manager dialog
  • Fixed crash issue of certain Dimstyle record associated with xrefs
  • Fixed old MTEXT editor does not apply color
  • Fixed exception in case of xref file is missing
  • Fixed exception in case of xref file name has unhandled characters
  • Fixed viewports that require 3d rendering issue
  • Added check and fix of viewports that require 3d rendering
  • Fixed PEDIT tangent option behaves wrong

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001439 Released, Dt.03-Nov-2020

ActCAD 2021 version 1001439 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a major release with several improvements and fixes. Below is a detailed log of improvements:

  • Software updated to latest IntelliCAD 10.0a engine
  • Choose the color of print stamps
  • Provision for print stamps to print upside down
  • New Commands: Show Palettes and Hide Palettes
  • Multi-line text features superscript, subscript and strikethrough character formatting
  • New paragraph formatting options
  • On-the-fly spell checking option
  • Performance improvements in editing and selecting entities, text, and blocks

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2021 New Versions Released, Dt.15-Oct-2020

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 2021. Below are the new products available:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

Below are the highlights of in this new Version:

  • Support for 2021 dwg & dxf files
  • Dynamic Screen Input
  • IntelliCAD 10 Engine & ODA 20.12 Libraries
  • New material library for Objects and Layers
  • New Visual styles
  • Import OBJ & STL Files
  • All new Geometric Technology
  • OpenGL ES Graphics Technology
  • 2D & 3D Anti-aliasing
  • All new Start Page with Create & Learn Tabs
  • Support for Table Formulae
  • New Spot and Point Lights in 3D
  • ActCAD 2021 supports Gradient Colors and Image Backgrounds
  • Several improvements to Printing and Plotting
  • Several improvements to User Interface and Icons
  • New BIM features: Roofs, Beams, Mitered Joints, explode BIM underlays
  • Several improvements to Features and Performance
  • Improved PDF to CAD Conversion Technology
  • Improved MText formatting, 4K Display, closed entities to Solids etc.
  • Introduced BIM PROPERTIES & BIM UNITS Commands
  • SYSVAR IMPORT & EXPORT and Improved sysvar dialogue
  • Introduce MIGRATEUI to import
  • customized user interface
  • Improved HOLETABLE command
  • Selection Grips for solid models
  • Tool Palettes Navigate for quick access

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92764 Released, Dt.28-Sep-2020

ActCAD 2020 new version 92764 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2020 BIM - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit

This is a minor maintenance release with few fixes. Please read below:

  • Complete improvements to Polish language interface
  • Revision of ODA libraries to version 6128
  • Fixed the issue of Revit underlay scaled after reopen
  • Fixed the issue of Print with Transparency giving wrong result (preview and print)

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92760 Released, Dt.26-Aug-2020

ActCAD 2020 new version 92760 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2020 BIM - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit

This is a minor maintenance release with few fixes. Please read below:

  • Fixed the resolution issue of ActCAD PDF Printer. Removed the default 2400 dpi resolution. Now user can set desired resolution while printing PDF files from ActCAD
  • Implemented CHT language translation completely
  • Fixed page setup name issue in Publish command

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92759 Released, Dt.30-Jul-2020

ActCAD 2020 new version 92759 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2020 BIM - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit

This is a major maintenance release with some improvements and bug fixes:

  • Added new command ATTEDIT
  • Added new command TOTALLENGTH
  • Added new command TOTALAREA
  • Added new command CENTERLINE
  • Added new commands TABLE_LOCK, TABLE_UNLOCK, TABLE_REFRESH, HELPVIDEOS, TUTORIALS etc.
  • Added new commands HELPDEVIRX, HELPDEVDOTNET and added them to User Interface
  • Added new menu for snap button in status bar
  • Modified several icons on User Interface
  • Fixed some issues in Numbered Markers program
  • Fixed the issue of Tangent Snaps from entities
  • Fixed some issues with Block Library
  • Fixed some issues with Table Editing
  • Fixed the text height issue of Table cell text
  • Fixed the access rights issues of Video Tutorials
  • Fixed certain crash while updating Leader
  • Fixed the issue of BHATCH slow island detection
  • Fixed certain crash with Hatch vertex deletion
  • Fixed crash with some click on Ribbon panel
  • Fixed the issue of LISP functions not repeated by pressing Enter button
  • Fixed some issues with copy in zoom out
  • Fixed print progress dialog does not contain layout information to track current plotting document
  • Fixed save button should be enabled after removing unsaved drawing from the list
  • Improved the detailed error information when BIMATTACH fails

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92742 Released, Dt.29-Jun-2020

ActCAD 2020 new version 92735 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2020 BIM - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit

This is a minor maintenance release with some fixes:

  • Modified several icons on user interface
  • Added link to User Guide in user interface
  • Fixed blurry icons on Toolbars
  • Fixed PDF2DXF command execution
  • Fixed issues of USEVIEWTWIST sysvar while modifying DIMTOH and DIMTIH
  • Fixed some issues with BIMATTACH
  • Fixed the issue of .NET IExtensionApplication
  • Fixed icad.net autoload method
  • Fixed Document manager reactors
  • Fixed some crash issues of IFC underlays

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92735 Released, Dt.28-May-2020

ActCAD 2020 new version 92735 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2020 BIM - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit

This is a major release with several new features and improvements. Please find the list of detailed improvements below:

  • All new TABLE creation command showing row and column headings, new dynamic effects etc.
  • All new TABLEEDIT command for direct on-screen editing 
  • All new Enhanced Block Attributes Editor
  • Introduced new TABLE STYLE command 
  • Introduced new BATTMAN command
  • Introduced new PATHARRAY command
  • Fixed some issues in QDIM command
  • Fixed some issues in Numbered Markers command
  • Fixed several issues on User Interface and enabled 11 color themes
  • Fixed hang issue with raster printing
  • Fixed PDF Export command to make the entities, with bylayer color, visible
  • Fixed hanging issue while using mouse buttons during FM3DCONVERT command
  • Fixed some issues with PDF import
  • Fixed some crash with Viewports
  • Fixed MTEXT issues like font name growth, SHX font does not change with style in properties pane, incorrect font display etc.
  • Fixed Chamfer issue, nor working in some cases
  • Fixed Chamfer issue when applied on polylines
  • Fixed crash issue while getting points on 3D curve
  • Fixed some hanging issues in Image Dialog
  • Fixed creation of thumbnail from selection set in .net API
  • Fixed the wrong messages in Selection Filter
  • Fixed empty tables in dialog boxes for Steel, Sjt, wood
  • Fixed ENTPROP issue of not showing some properties for multiple MTEXT objects
  • Fixed certain crash issue while getting entity info
  • Fixed the issues of taskbar thumbnails
  • Fixed certain crash issues while getting object context databaseReactorManager
  • Fixed some crash issues while adding selection reactor
  • Fixed hang issue while zooming large drawings
  • Fixed display problem of entities after selection cycling
  • Fixed the failure notification issue in Publish command
  • Fixed the crash issue during find and replace text in a block
  • Fixed incorrect Units format in page setup manager
  • Fixed paper size value retaining issue in print dialog
  • Fixed the Autocomplete window display in BIM module
  • Fixed the jig effect issues in door & wall commands
  • Updated latest ODA 4.3 libraries

The new version is available for download from our downloads page. We recommend existing users to reinstall the software as there are major changes.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92711 Released, Dt.03-Apr-2020

ActCAD 2020 new version 92711 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2020 BIM - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance release with few minor improvements. Below are the changes in this version:

  1. All new Network Licensing Technology to support multiple products from ActCAD.
  2. Added "-units" command
  3. Added over 660 Color Books for ActCAD entities
  4. Improved User Interface and some icons for better visibility
  5. Improved MTEXT toolbar icons and colors

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92710 Released, Dt.28-Mar-2020

ActCAD announces the release of new version 92710 for below mentioned products:

  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 BIM - 64bit

Here is a detailed list of improvements and bug fixes:

  1. Added new command QDIM
  2. Added new command SAVEAS options
  3. Added new command ImportCSVText
  4. Added new DXF export with some options
  5. Fixed some issues in Hole Table command
  6. Fixed some issues in Export Table command
  7. Fixed some issues in Numbered Markers command
  8. Fixed some issues in Export Text Labels command
  9. Added right mouse click options for DIMTEXT commands
  10. Introduced Video tutorials module launch using WEBVIDEOS command
  11. Several Improvements to User Interface and Colors
  12. Fixed the double click issue of CMDACTIVE
  13. Fixed the support issue of TTF font
  14. Fixed the issue of USEVIEWTWIST works incorrectly in UCS
  15. Fixed the issues of MTEXT & MLEADER
  16. Fixed the MENULOAD issue
  17. Fixed Freeze/Thaw Layers in viewport performance issue
  18. Fixed crash on viewport activate in OpenGL
  19. Fixed the issue of view snapshot update
  20. Fixed the issue of DGN file closing issue when DWG is opened
  21. Fixed teh issues of workspace sysvars
  22. Fixed MTEXT default wrong height
  23. Fixed cursor state inconsistency after zoom while drop down is shown
  24. Fixed the issue of Object becomes invalid after erase during OnDocumentCreated event
  25. Added new condition for view snapshot update
  26. Fixed wrong annotation scale value in properties panel on the Layout tab displays
  27. Fixed wrong text height of annotative text entities in viewports
  28. Fixed MTEXT position shift in text editor
  29. Fixed the crash issue when printing a particular drawing
  30. Fixed some regression test scripts
  31. Fixed crash issue while switching between documents when CUI dialog is running
  32. Fixed -DVIEW Camera option activates a dialog and allow command line input
  33. Fixed some -viewctl command behavior
  34. Fixed rework MASSPROP command to fix mass properties calculation for multiple regions and solids
  35. Fixed RESETUI affecting some other sysvars
  36. Fixed setting current workspace from CUI dialog doesn't update workspace sysvars
  37. Fixed profile update from current workspace on save if a workspace object was changed
  38. Fixed the issue of USEVIEWTWIST works incorrectly in UCS
  39. Fixed some issues related to null selection set
  40. Fixed some crash issue on CDwgRealTime method
  41. Fixed crash of Old MTEXT exception on MTEXT edit
  42. Fixed zoom stops working after Undo in some cases
  43. Fixed the issue of SaveAs 2004 and layer names change
  44. Fixed ENTPROP wrong behavior with simple entities
  45. Fixed some crash issues related to viewport border change
  46. Fixed wome wrong behavior of WBLOCK

New versions are available for download from our Downloads page. Feel free to contact us if you need more information.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92690 Released, Dt.07-Feb-2020

ActCAD announces the release of new version 92690 for below-mentioned products:

  • ActCAD 2020 BIM - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit

Below are the important changes in this particular release:

  1. Added new command to Create HOLETABLE
  2. Added new command for NumberedMarkers
  3. Added new command to Export Table Data to CSV file
  4. Added new command to Export Text Labels from drawing to CSV file
  5. Updated to latest patch of IntelliCAD Engine to 9.2a engine or ODA libraries
  6. Fixed some issues related to ribbon docking
  7. Fixed certain issues related to Layer Freeze/Thaw
  8. Fixed the issue of wrong file type in SAVEAS dialog
  9. Fixed the startup freese issue with AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX 32 core
  10. Fixed GetVectorTo value issue in VB.NET API
  11. Fixed crash issues related to cursor graphics
  12. Fixed certain issues related to Geo Data variables
  13. fixed the subroutine issue of Actor
  14. Fixed selection cycling glyph to turn off
  15. Fixed BIM some license issues related to BIM

The new versions are available for download from our downloads section. Existing users can use the "Check For Updates" command to automatically update the latest patch.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92680 Released, Dt.03-Jan-2020

ActCAD announces the release of new version 92680 for below-mentioned products:

  • ActCAD 2020 BIM - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit

Below are the important changes in this particular release:

  1. Updated IntelliCAD Engine to 9.2a version.
  2. Improved Network Licensing Technology
  3. Fixed Custom Paper size issue of ActCAD PDF Printer
  4. Fixed bugs in Change Numeric Text values programs
  5. Fixed some issues in Extract Attributes programs
  6. Improved Startup Page to show ActCAD Facebook posts. Added option to skip the start page next time.
  7. Use the new HPISLANDDETECTION and HPISLANDDETECTIONMODE system variables to access existing functionality for island detection when creating boundaries.
  8. Improved EXPORTLAYOUT command, added right-click option to Layout Tab.
  9. Improved performance when:
    • Switching between workspaces
    • Panning and zooming with images when MTMODE is turned on
    • Working with blocks while also using the Selection Filter pane
    • Creating blocks from specific entities
    • Opening the Image Manager dialog box in drawings with large images
  10. Improved memory usage when reading TrueType fonts and for internal registry keys used with the operating system.
  11. Several fixes in IGES and STEP translators.
  12. Fixed issue with the ETRANSMIT command and including the transmittal text report in the output .zip file.
  13. BIM fixes:
    • Fixed issue when attaching a BIM underlay when INSUNITS = 0.
    • Several fixes for the BIM pane.
    • Fixed FMUNION for steel entities.
    • Fixed the planar view of AEC entities after creating new AEC entities.
    • Fixed several issues with section and elevation lines.
  14. Several fixes for the Properties pane.
  15. Several fixes for running IntelliCAD on 4K monitors.
  16. Entity Selections: 
    • Several fixes for selection cycling.
    • Fixed issue when using entity snaps with 3D solids.
    • Fixed issue when stretching entities after grip editing.
  17. Text:
    • Fixed issue of not recognizing some TrueType fonts with certain versions of Microsoft® Windows®.
    • Many fixes for working with multiline text, including columns, lists, stacked text, and the in-place multiline text editor.
  18. Dimensions:
    • Added ability to create dimensions with text that is horizontal in a twisted view.
    • Fixed issue when editing dimension text of angular dimensions.
    • Fixed issues when applying dimensions to layout viewports.
  19. Printing:
    • Fixed issue while publishing to specific page setup.
    • Fixed issue with saving print stamp settings.
    • Fixed issue when setting up custom paper size for printing.
  20. RENAME command now supports wildcards.
  21. SOLIDEDIT command fixed when rotating faces.
  22. Fixed issue when using hyperlink tooltips.
  23. Fixed issue with IntelliCAD Explorer preview.
  24. Fixed issue with user notification when loading raster images and the system is out of memory.
  25. Fixed issue when inserting drawings with Korean filenames.
  26. Fixed LENGTHEN when using with polylines.
  27. Fixed the direction of mesh faces when using AI_WEDGE and AI_BOX.
  28. Clickable keywords now allow the default value.
  29. Fixed issue with OLE objects in other applications.
  30. Fixed display of perspective views.
  31. Fixed hatch island detection in reported scenarios.
  32. Multiple fixes for the FIND command.
  33. Several fixes for XREFNOTIFY command.
  34. Several fixes for CLEANSCREEN command.
  35. Several fixes for the MLEADER command.
  36. Several fixes for annotations.
  37. Fixed issue with external reference boundaries and clipped objects.

The new versions are available for download from our downloads section. Existing users can use the "Check For Updates" command to automatically update the latest patch.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92270 Released, Dt.29-Nov-2019

ActCAD announces the release of new version 92270 for below mentioned products:

  • ActCAD 2020 BIM - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit

Below are the important changes in this particular release:

  1. Implemented Network Licensing Technology
  2. Implemented USB Dongle Licensing Technology
  3. Several improvements to existing License mechanism
  4. Some improvements to UI theme and icons
  5. All new PDF printer with page size settings and new SDK version
  6. Fixed bugs in Change Numeric Text values programs
  7. Fixed some issues in P&ID label text add-on program
  8. Fixed: space at the end of the line is not recognized as Enter in LISP mode
  9. Fixed: Ctrl+Shift+right-click doesnt work when PANSTYLE is ON
  10. Fixed: Selection pane does not retain its position after restarting ActCAD
  11. Fixed some API related issues
  12. Fixed some issues related to Object reactors
  13. Fixed: new paper standards added in a printer settings are not displayed in ActCAD
  14. Fixed: cannot set custom paper size
  15. Fixed: some issues with Block visualization
  16. Fixed: crash issue of wrong document return form Command context
  17. Fixed: [Mtext][List]Not possible to disable the Auto Bullets and Numbering feature (MTEXTDETECTSPACE)
  18. Fixed: crash issue of handling some system variables
  19. Fixed: some crash issue of CUI dialog
  20. Fixed: some crash issue while initializing print command
  21. Fixed: crash issue of creating some menu items
  22. Fixed: some crash issues while handling Splines
  23. Fixed: some crash issue related to print dialog settings save
  24. Fixed: some crash issue related to region builder

The new versions are available for download from our downloads section. Existing users can use "CheckForUpdates" command to automatically update latest patch.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92260 Released, Dt.03-Nov-2019

ActCAD announces the release of new version 92260 for below-mentioned products:

  • ActCAD 2020 BIM - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit

It is an important release with a few important improvements and bug fixes. Below are brief details about the improvements:

  1. Improved Licensing Mechanism
  2. Fixed some execution issues of PDF2DXF command in BIM
  3. Several improvements to User Interface, menus, and icons
  4. Added few more options to Right-Click Menu
  5. Fixed the hover and highlight issues of entity snap settings on Ribbon tab
  6. Total redesign of BIM module icons and colors
  7. BIM commands moved to 3D modeling workspace
  8. BIM pane added and fixed issues
  9. Drawings Settings command fixed in CUI
  10. Added STEP/IGES export options to Output menu
  11. Fixed the issue of Staircase in BIM module
  12. Fixed the issue of Pick Box Color setting and editing
  13. Fixed the issue of Cross Hair/Cursor Color settings and editing
  14. Fixed the issue of X, Y, Z axes colors in 2D model view with a provision to change default white colors
  15. Fixed the issues of TABLE grips and snap points
  16. Fixed the crash issue while writing some text in MTEXT
  17. Fixed the MTEXT style changing wrong properties
  18. Fixed UI programs and Crash issue on Menu creation
  19. Fixed some exception in BCLOSE command
  20. Fixed some issues while handling Fonts
  21. Updated Grip points manager to fix visibility issues
  22. Support of XREF files for Revit models
  23. Fixed the icon of Selection Cycling
  24. Fixed the issue of Start Page with checkbox setting
  25. Fixed the issue of getting Printer Device defaults
  26. Fixed the issue of SELFILTER remains open on restart
  27. Fixed the issue of Crash with FILTER dialog
  28. Fixed the crash issue of setting paper margins using Dev mode
  29. Fixed the MTEXT partial-string missing with period(.) character
  30. Fixed the issue of ARX compatibility program
  31. Fixed incorrect planar view of AEC entities creation
  32. Fixed the issue of Ctrl+A if some entities are preselected

New versions are available for download from the Downloads section. Existing 2020 users can use CheckForUpdates command to apply the latest patch automatically over the internet.

ActCAD 2020 BIM Released, Dt.17-Oct-2019

We are happy to announce that our new Product ActCAD 2020 BIM released in 64bit version. Below are the major highlights of this software:

  •  Architectural Objects like Walls, Doors, Windows, Roofs, Slabs etc.
  •  Structural objects like Steel sections
  •  BIM tabs in Tool Palettes
  •  Support for attaching underlays for RVT, IFC and RFA files
  •  2D Sections and Elevations from 3D objects
  •  Convert Polylines to Walls with one click
  •  Right mouse click options to Rotate Views
  •  BIMATTACH command to attach BIM model as custom object
  •  BIMPANE command to open the BIM pane to interact with BIM model
  •  BIMPANECLOSE command to close the BIM pane
  •  BIMIMPORT command to import BIM model and split it into TA objects where possible

For complete details, please check our ActCAD 2020 BIM product page.

ActCAD 2020 Version 92248 Released, Dt.14-Oct-2019

ActCAD announces the release of below products based on latest IntelliCAD 9.2 engine:

  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2020 Standard - 32bit

This is a major release compared to our previous release. Below are the list of major improvements and fixes:

  • All new IntelliCAD 9.2 engine and new ODA dwg libraries
  • Introduced IGES files Import and Export
  • Introduced STEP files Import and Export
  • Removed fibers/CLR issues to drastically reduce crashes
  • Improved OVERKILL command with Dialog interface
  • Several improvements to API & LISP functions
  • Several improvements to User Interface and icons
  • Introduced new command to Thicken Surfaces and Meshes and convert them to 3D Solids
  • New Publish command to publish a drawing to the newly supported .dwf/.dwfx formats
  • Introduced new Selection Filter Pane similar to Properties Pane
  • Improved Grip points for Polygons, rectangle, and Break-lines
  • Improved Selection Cycling feature to easily select overlapping entities
  • Improved Start page with some new features, quick access to recent drawings, etc.
  • Improved SETTINGS (previous Options command) & DSETTINGS (Previous Settings command) Dialogs
  • MLTEXT now supports right to left fonts
  • Improved Memory Management
  • Fixed the issue of Layer Dialog opening
  • Range of options available for UNDO and REDO actions
  • Fixed the layer issue in UNHIDEOBJECTS command
  • All new Splash screens and App Button
  • Improved Licensing Technology

The new versions are available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2020 Version 91441 Released, Dt.12-Aug-2019

ActCAD announces the release of new version 91441 for ActCAD 2020 Professional. Below is a list of bug fixes and improvements:

  • Fixed the issues related to certain crashes during Printing
  • Fixed certain color issues on new Black Theme User Interface
  • Added Quick Group & Ungroup commands to right click menu
  • Modified several UI icons for better visibility on Black theme
  • Other minor fixes

New versions are available for download from downloads page. Existing clients can use Check For Updates command to get the latest patch automatically.

ActCAD 2020 Version 91438 Released, Dt.26-Jun-2019

ActCAD 2020 Professional new version 91438 released today. This is a general maintenance release with below mentioned improvements:

  • Improved UI Theme and settings
  • Fixed issues with some commands like hatch stretch, fillet, trim, extend etc.
  • Changed UCS colors to White in 2D model space and RGB in 3D model space
  • Fixed some issues of PDF Printer installation and working
  • Import CSV points program modified to include layers, x, y, z coordinates, multiple checkpoints etc.
  • Revised New Drawings Creation program to suit new Startup Page
  • Added New Drawings program link to Startpage, File Menu, Quick access toolbar etc.
  • Fixed some issues with ActCAD Installer and its payloads
  • Added New help files with complete rebranding fo ActCAD
  • Revised ActCAD Quick Start Guide with many new features
  • Fixed some issues with License Transfer
  • Fixed some crash issues with .NET CLR
  • Fixed some issues with license activation system
  • Fixed the issue of objects disappearing from drawing after BEDIT command
  • Fixex the issue of ORTHO and LWDISPLAY turned off during BEDIT session
  • Fixed the issue of display error in BEDIT mode after changing UCS
  • Fixed the issue of BLOCKEDITLOCK System variable
  • Fixed the issue of Block icon not updated after Block changes
  • Fixed the issue of improper command bar prompts after closing Block Editor
  • Fixed the issue of BCLOSE shoing message window before save
  • Fixed the issue of BEDIT error while double clicking Dynamic Blocks
  • Changed mouse click behavior on Annotation Scale List Statusbar item
  • Fixed the crash issue of cancelling Layer Properties Filter Dialog
  • Fixed teh crash issue when changing color via properties panel
  • Made several improvements to ActCAD build processes
  • Fixed the issue of Default Splash screen after ActCAD Registry clean

The new version can be downloaded from Downloads page

ActCAD 2020 Version 91434 Released, Dt.10-Jun-2019

ActCAD 2020 Professional new update 91434 released today. This is a general maintenance release with some improvements as mentioned below:

  • Improved UI colors and Icons for better user experience
  • Introduced new Overkill command to quickly clean entitites
  • All new Extract Block Attributes program to extract all Text Attributes to CSV file with one click
  • Improved commands for HIDEOBJECTS and SHOWOBJECTS
  • Improved Right click and context menus
  • Fixed some issues with add-on programs
  • Fixed website links for few menu items
  • Improved Trial/License Key activation Dialogs
  • Improved installer programs for smooth installation
  • Fixed issues with some AEC object unlock modules
  • Fixed some crash issues while using snaps
  • Fixed the issue of Block explorer becomes slow and drawing and memory leaks with a specific 3D drawing
  • Revised ODA DWG libraries to version 5116

The new version can be downloaded from Downloads page. Feel free to contact us in case of any questions.

ActCAD New Version 2020 Released, Dt.27-May-2019

We are glad to announce that ActCAD 2020 is now released based on new IntelliCAD 9.1 Engine. Below is a detailed list of improvements:

  • All new dark grey user interface and new icons
  • Native support of DWG 2018 & 2019
  • IntelliCAD 9.1 & ODA 4.3 Libraries
  • Attach digital signatures to .dwg files and validate them
  • Command options are now clickable in the command bar
  • Introduced a Start Page while starting Act IntelliCAD
  • Clean Screen On/Off in the status bar to hide most UI items
  • Block Manager tool palette to manage Blocks between drawings
  • Many new commands like resetui, cui, wssave, gradient etc.
  • Introduced new in-place Block Editor for easy block editing
  • New System Variable Manager to manage system variables
  • Several improvements to commands, features and performance
  • New Sketchmode option to enable Rotate, stretch and move
  • Improved Hatch programs especially on flood fills
  • New Convert to Mesh and Convert to Surface commands
  • High Resolution PDF Pritner
  • All New PDF to DXF Converter
  • Import PCD Point Cloud Data (both Binary & ASCII)Native support of DWG 2018 & 2019

The new version is available in both 64bit and 32bit installers and can be downloaded from Downlaods Page.

ActCAD 2019 Version 84807 Released, Dt.20-Feb-2019

ActCAD LLC, USA accounces the release of new maintenance patch 84807 for ActCAD 2019 Products. Below is a brief log of improvements:

  • Fixed the issue of Grips loosing their functionality after using _COPYBASE
  • Fixed the issue of Attributes not visualized after using _COPYCLIP and _PASTEBLOCK
  • Fixed the issue of slow loading of Block explorer
  • Few tweaks to improve speed and performance
  • Few minor improvements to License Activation System

The new versions are available for download on Downloads page.

ActCAD 2019 Version 84806 Released, Dt.31-Dec-2018

ActCAD announces new maintenance release of below mentioned products:

  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Standard- 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Standard - 64bit

This is a general maintenance release with minor fixes and performance improvements. Below is list of brief improvements:

  • Improved LH Sections Program for easy usage
  • Fixed some issues with Block Attributes Creation
  • Fixed the slow operation issue of Block Explorer in a specific drawing
  • Fixed the issue of getting KWORD input from doAskForPoint when scripting
  • Fixed the issue of hovering over entities adds them to the previous Selection Set
  • Updated ODA dwg libraries to version 4793

The latest version is available for download on Downloads Page.

ActCAD 2019 Version 84803 Released, Dt.27-Oct-2018

ActCAD announces the release of new version 84803 for below mentioned products:

  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 32bit

This is another major release of ActCAD software with several improvements and enhancements. Below is a brief list of improvements:

  • Integrated new Artisan 3D Rendering module to ActCAD. Artisan Renderer is now available along with ActCAD software at no extra cost.
  • All new PDF printer with best possible resolution and high quality PDFs to support Gradient hatches.
  • Totally Revised and Redesigned User Interface with new Ribbon Tabs, menus, toolbars etc.
  • 100s of new ActCAD Icons for Ribbon items and Drop down menus
  • Added new AIDIMFLIPARROW Command
  • Added new TJUST Command
  • Added new TEXTJUSTIFICATION Command
  • Added new TCASE Command
  • Added new TEXTFIT Command
  • Added new AI_SELALL Command with SELALL Alias
  • Added new AI_DESELECT Command with DESELECT Alias
  • Added new GRADIENT Command to launch Gradient Hatch Dialog
  • Added new GATTE Command for Group Attributes Editing
  • Added new LHSECTIONS Command to create L-Sections & H-Sections drawings based on CSV data
  • Added Define View (DVIEW) &  Viewport (VPORTS)options in Layout Menu
  • Added many Right Mouse Click Options
  • Added ActCAD Quick Start Guide to quickly migrate from other CAD to ActCAD
  • Added New Uninstall Feedback System
  • Added New Start-up Dialog showing many useful options and Trial Days
  • Improved Licensing Mechanism to Convert Trial to License Key activation at any time
  • Simplified License Transfer/Key Deactivation Mechanism
  • Improved DIM command to directly select various dimensioning commands
  • Added Single Attribute Edit Command to Interface
  • Added Multiple Attribute Edit Command to Interface
  • Revised ODA Library version to 4793
  • Fixed the selection issue of Polygonal viewport properties by double-click
  • Fixed the issue of slow zoom/pan in layouts with several viewports

The new versions can be downloaded from this Downloads Page.

We strongly recommend our existing customers to totally uninstall the old version and reinstall this new version manually. Please contact us on "support@actcad.com" for any technical assistance.

ActCAD 2019 Version 84801 Released, Dt.21-Sep-2018

ActCAD announces the release of new version 84801 for ActCAD 2019 Professional. Below are the product affected in this new release:

  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Standard - 32bit

Below is a detailed log of improvements in this maintenance release:

  • Fixed the display of some icons on Surface toolbar
  • Revision of external OpenDesign Teigha version to 4750 (4.2)
  • Fixed Bug - Selection of objects in a drawing with groups takes long time
  • Fixed Bug - Wrong behavior in selection of the viewports
  • Fixed Bug - Hovering over entities adds them to the previous selection set
  • Fixed Bug - polypoint does not use its color or point size parameters
  • Fixed Bug - HYPERLINKOPTIONS does not turn off tooltips
  • Fixed Bug - Added new Taiwan version
  • Fixed Bug - Shift-click to allow for deselecting fails

The new versions are available for download from our Downloads Depot. Existing users can simply run CheckForUpdates command to apply latest patch automatically.

ActCAD Stall At IndExpo At HITEX, India, Dt.01-Sep-2018

ActCAD has setup a stall at IndExpo, HITEX, Hyderabad India along with its India Distributor Jytra Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd. during 31st August to 2nd September, 2018. ActCAD Team has demonstrated ActCAD 2D & 3D CAD Products to over 500 visitors. Team also focused on illustrating the incorporation of IntelliCAD Technology in ActCAD that made it a powerful and user friendly CAD Platform. The visitors also had the chance to get some hands on practice of the software and provided with Software Trial DVDs. Please view event pictures below:

ActCAD Indexpo 1

ActCAD Indexpo 2

ActCAD Indexpo 3

ActCAD Indexpo 4

ActCAD 2019 New Version 84792 Released, Dt.27-Jun-2018

ActCAD announces the release of new version 84792 for below-mentioned products:

  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Standard - 32bit

Below are the details of some important fixes and improvements:

  • Fixed the issue of NEWDRAWING command to launch NEWWIZ dialog from its options
  • Fixed the crash issue of ActCAD in some cases of using Zoom Extents
  • Fixed the crash issue of ActCAD while creating a Viewport and trying Zoom Extents
  • Fixed Hatch Stretch issue with full window selection
  • Fixed AUTOSAVE issue which corrupts SV$ fiel
  • Fixed some issues of Drawing Audit functionality
  • Fixed the issue of Hatch Boundary recognition when line weights display is enabled
  • Fixed the issue of Stretch arrow head grips that uses incorrect base point
  • Revised ODA Teigha libraries to 4.3.4674
  • Revised ActCAD API Programming Toolkit to latest version

The new versions are available for download from our Downloads page. Existing ActCAD 2019 uses can use CHECKFORUPDATES to automatically apply the latest maintenance patch.

ActCAD 2019 New Update 84780 Released, Dt.11-May-2018

ActCAD 2019 Professional new patch v84780 released for both 64bit & 32bit versions. It is a maintenance release with some important bug fixes and improvements. Below is a detailed log of changes:

Fixed : ActCAD Installation failures when higher versions of VC++ are installed in user computer
Fixed : CHM Help files completely rebranded to ActCAD
Fixed : Crash on ActCAD Main Window position change
Fixed : Crash while selecting certain Dynamic Block
Fixed : FIND command should zoom to search item (1st & next)

The latest versions are available for download from downloads section. Existing ActCAD 2019 users can use Check For Updates command to update this latest patch.

ActCAD 2019 Professional Version 84776 Released, Dt.30-Apr-2018

ActCAD 2019 Professional new patch v84776 released for both 64bit & 32bit versions. It is a maintenance release with some important bug fixes and improvements. Below is a detailed log of changes:

Changed :  ODA Teigha Libraries to latest version
Fixed : Ctrl+Z shortcut during LINE / POLYLINE command
Fixed : CTRL-W should toggle selection cycling
Fixed : ARCTEXT Properties Not Updating Entity
Fixed : Hatch boundary associativity is not removed after moving a hatch
Fixed : Circular Hatch cannot be Stretched
Fixed : Hatch Gap Tolerance not recognized properly
Fixed : Unable to FILLET XLINE
Fixed : Unable to CHAMFER XLINE
Fixed : Area Highlight in Boundary Command
Fixed : Tolerance is mirrored incorrectly when MIRRTEXT=1
Fixed : Highlight Overlapping Entities on Mouse Over
Fixed : Solid Extrude Not Creating FILLED SOLIDS even on closed profile
Fixed : Unable to select Sheet Bodies for ACISOUT
Fixed : Unexpected Y-Axis Green Line displayed in ActCAD
Fixed : In-place MTEXT loses Italic, Underline settings etc. after changing Font

The latest versions are available for download from downloads section. Existing ActCAD 2019 users can use Check For Updates command to update this latest patch.

 

ActCAD 2019 Professional New Patch 84772 Released, Dt.21-Apr-2018

ActCAD 2019 Professional new Patch 84779 released today for both 64 & 32bit versions. Below are the quick fixes in this released:

  • Enabled automatic .Net Framework 4.5 install if it is not available in the user computer
  • Fixed : Infinite Line and Ray cannot be selected by crossing window outside of the view area of the last regen window
  • Fixed : CMDACTIVE returns 64 in some cases
  • Revised ODA Teigha libraries version to 4.2.4580
  • Few other minor fixes in interface

The new versions are available on Downloads page. Existing users can simply type Check For Updates commands in ActCAD to automatically apply the latest patch.

ActCAD 2019 Professional New Version 84769 Released, Dt.13-Apr-2018

ActCAD announces the release of ActCAD 2019 Professional new version 84769 based on latest IntellliCAD 8.4b engine. New builds are available for both 64bit and 32bit versions. Below are the improvements in this particular version:

  • Simplified ActCAD License mechanism
  • Fixed XLINE selection and regeneration issues
  • Improved ActCAD menus and fixed the some sequences
  • Few performances  improvements

In addition, we have added alternate server for ActCAD Downloads and increased the trial period to 30 days to enhance user experience. At ActCAD, we continuously strive to improve our features and performance.

Contact us today for more information.

ActCAD 2019 Released With Latest IntelliCAD Technology, Dt.11-Jan-2018

ActCAD LLC, USA announces the release of all new ActCAD 2019 Software based on latest IntelliCAD 8.4b engine and Teigha 4.2 libraries. Below are the new versions available:

  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 32bit

There are several improvements in this new release and the details are provided below:

  • Improved speed and performance
  • Completely revised Graphical Users Interface
  • Improved Licensing Mechanism with more flexibility
  • New Toolbars and menu items added
  • Many bugs and issues fixed
  • Improved PDF to DXF Conversion programs
  • Express 2 Menu added
  • Enhanced entity handling especially in large drawings
  • Introduced new German (DEU) Language Interface
  • Introduced new Simplified Chinese Language Interface
  • Improvements to Locked Layers and Layer management
  • Improvemetns to multi-line Text feature
  • Improved Gradient Hatch Preview
  • Improvements to custom hatch type loading
  • Fixed issues with hatch transparency
  • Improved hatch properties inheritence especially on colors
  • Introduced new System Variables CURSORMODE and ENHERRORHANDLING
  • Improved JOIN command
  • Improved FIELD command
  • Improved POLYLINE command to add new vertices
  • Fixed issues with OBJECTSCALE
  • Save as PDF option added to File menu

The latest versions are available for download from our download page.

 

ActCAD 2018 New Update 84458 Released, Dt.13-Dec-2017

Today we have released new version 84458 of ActCAD 2018 Software. Below products affected by this release:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

Below are the major improvements in this new release:

  • Fixed the issue of custom hatch patterns loading
  • Revised Teigha Libraries to new version
  • Fixex bug related to Windows 10 FALL CREATORS update, ActCAD has some performance issues

New ActCAD 2018 versions (with IntelliCAD 8.4a) are available now in our Downloads section. Existing ActCAD 2018 users can update to this latest version by using CheckforUpdates command or from Help menu -> check for latest version.

ActCAD 2018 New Update 84451 Released (IntelliCAD 8.4a), Dt.16-Nov-2017

Today we have released new version 84451 of ActCAD 2018 Software. Below products affected by this release:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

Below are the major improvements in this new release:

  • Fixed few issues in Offline License Activation System
  • Revised Teigha Libraries to new version
  • Fixex bug related to Windows 10 FALL CREATORS update, ActCAD has some performance issues

New ActCAD 2018 versions (with IntelliCAD 8.4a) are available now in our Downloads section. Existing ActCAD 2018 users can update to this latest version by using CheckforUpdates command or from Help menu -> check for latest version.

ActCAD 2018 New Versions Released With IntelliCAD 8.4a, Dt.12-Oct-2017

ActCAD announces the release of ActCAD 2018 new versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.4a engine. Below product variants are available with this new technology:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

Below are the improvements in this new release:

  • Many important bug fixes and improvements.
  • Support for 2018 .dwg & .dxf files (need to use ActCAD Converter). Native 2018 file support will be available soon.
  • Improvements in in-place block editing
  • Improvements to external references (XREF) editing
  • Ability to select entities on locked layers
  • Improvements to multi-line Text
  • Improvements to Russian and French Language interfaces
  • Introduced new Dutch Languge, simplified Chinese and Serbian Localizations
  • Revised versions of ActCAD API
  • Improvements to ActCAD licensing system

New ActCAD 2018 versions (with IntelliCAD 8.4a) are available now in our Downloads section. Existing ActCAD 2018 users can update to this latest version by using CheckforUpdates command or from Help menu -> check for latest version.

For any further information feel free to contact us on "support@actcad.com".

 

 

ActCAD 2017 New Version 1105 Released, Dt.12-Oct-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 1105 for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit

This is a minor release with few fixes and improments:

  1. Revised - ActCAD Licensing System
  2. Revised - ActCAD API
  3. Fixed - Crash during certain keyboard shortcut customization
  4. Fixed - Hang issue during PRINT / print preview

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2017 software versions from our downloads depot.

ActCAD 2018 New Version 84220 Released, Dt.03-Oct-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 84220 for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

This is a minor release with few fixes and improments:

Revised ActCAD Licensing System.

Fixes to few performance related issues.

Improvements to ActCAD API.

Version revision of ODA Teigha libraries to latest.

New versions of ActCAD 2018 are available for download in our Downloads section. Existing 2018 users can update to latest versions by clicking on Help Menu > Check For Updates (or by using CHECKFORUPDATES command).

ActCAD 2017 New Version 1102 Released, Dt.03-Oct-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 1102 for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit

This is a minor release with few fixes and improments:

Revised ActCAD Licensing System

Fixed - Crash selecting the Line Types
Fixed - Printing problem with some font
Fixed - Crash issues with paper space layout making active
Fixed - Refresh of UI comboboxes and ribbons slow down selection
Fixed - In the combo box of the text styles you should not see the name of text style of the XREF

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2017 software versions from our downloads depot.

ActCAD 2017 New Version 1100 Released, Dt.14-Sep-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 1100 for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit

This is a minor release with few fixes and improments:

Revised ActCAD API to latest version
Revised some automated test scripts to improve Quality Checks
Added - Few new Toolbars and improved existing Toolbars
Fixed - Problems with grips dragging for Aligned Dimension in a particular drawing
Fixed - DotNet dialog does not properly hide for selection
Fixed - Block insert error by button in the newly opened drawing

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2017 software versions from our downloads depot.

ActCAD 2017 Version 1095 Released, Dt.31-Aug-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 1095 for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit

This is a significant improvement release and below is a detailed list of enhancements:

Revised OpenDesign Teigha Libraries to revision 4227
Revised ActCAD API to latest version
Added - Support for 2018 DWG & DXF Files
Added - New PDF open and Edit feature
Added - Support DWG 2018 version in IntelliConvert
Added - UCS2 toolbar
Added - Many new RGB Colors
Improved - ActCAD Updater
Fixed: Regen notification on zoom beyond certain limit
Fixed - Optimized Default Settings
Fixed - Crash while loading custom CUI
Fixed - Entmake solid transparency issue
Fixed - Crash on some calls to ActCAD GUI
Fixed - Can not open a 2018 DXF file in ACAD after converting it in ActCAD
Fixed - Part of the screen become black on zoom
Fixed - Paths are not saved in Options dialog
Fixed - TEXT may draw with incorrect rotation angle (if ANGBASE/ANGDIR are changed from default)
Fixed - [DWG2018] Can not open a DXF file in ACAD after converting it in ICAD
Fixed - DWG Convert - incorrect dwg versions shown on conversion prompt
Fixed - Opening DWG 2018 IntelliCAD complains that it cannot open version 2013
Fixed - DWG Convert - incorrect dwg versions shown on conversion prompt
Fixed - [Crash] selective regen hangup again
Fixed - [Crash] SelectiveRegen -> assertReadEnabled
Fixed - A rotation angle is not accepted if rotate during grip editing
Fixed - Menu icons are wrong
Fixed - [RR] autocomplete does not provide exact correspondence
Fixed - Users updated to ActCAD 2017 loose their Aliases
Fixed - Aliases in CUI file
Fixed - Few changes made to Dr.KLNDrawingsConverter.exe

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2017 software versions from our downloads depot.

ActCAD 2018 Version 84216 Released (IntelliCAD 8.4), Dt.26-Aug-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2018 version (84216) for below mentioned products:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

Below is a detailed list of Improvements & Bug Fixes:

  • Added: Save to DWG 2018 version in ActCAD Drawings Converter
  • Added: Open vector PDF file in ActCAD and edit the entities
  • Fixed: Regen notification on zoom beyond certain limit
  • Fixed: Cut and paste into Microsoft Word and background color is not correct (RGB conversion issue)
  • Fixed: GETSEL selects incorrect entities if a text or an image is selected
  • Fixed: Setfunhelp function aborts loading of remaining LISP code
  • Fixed: Can not open 2018 DXF file in ACAD after converting it in ActCAD
  • Fixed: Few changes made to Dr.KLNDrawingsConverter.exe

New versions of ActCAD 2018 are available for download in our Downloads section. Existing 2018 users can update to latest versions by clicking on Help Menu > Check For Updates (or by using CHECKFORUPDATES command).

ActCAD 2018 New Version 84214 Released, Dt.16-Aug-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2018 version (84214) for below mentioned products:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

Below is a detailed list of new features and important fixes:

  • Support for 2018 DWG & DXF Files
  • New ActCAD Converter with support for 2018 DWG & DXF
  • Added more than 555 new colors to ActCAD
  • Added UCS2 toolbar in UI
  • Improvements made to ActCAD Check For Updates system
  • Fixed : [DWG2018] Can not open a DXF file in Other CAD after converting it in ActCAD
  • Fixed : Autoload .NET plugins using registry
  • Fixed : [OtherCmd]After pressing Enter without entering a value, the BREAKLINE command unexpectedly terminated
  • Some improvements made to ActCAD Help

New versions of ActCAD 2018 are available for download in our Downloads section. Existing 2018 users can update to latest versions by clicking on Help->Check For Updates (or by using CHECKFORUPDATES command).

Feel free to contact us if you need any further information about our products and services.

ActCAD 2018 New Versions 8.4.212 Released, Dt.04-Aug-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2018 versions (8.4.212) for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

This is a major release in this version upgrading the core engine from ITC 8.3a to latest 8.4. Below is a detailed list of new features and important fixes:

  • Improvements to ActCAD Updater
  • Fixed an error in License Deactivation
  • Corrected Breakline extension problem compared to previous release
  • Few improvements on speed, performance and settings.

New versions of ActCAD 2018 are available for download in our Downloads section. Existing 2018 users can update to latest versions by clicking on Help->Check For Updates (or by using CHECKFORUPDATES command).

Feel free to contact us if you need any further information about our products and services.

ActCAD 2018 New Versions 8.4.210 Released, Dt.29-Jul-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2018 versions (8.4.210) for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

This is a major release in this version upgrading the core engine from ITC 8.3a to latest 8.4. Below is a detailed list of new features and important fixes:

  • All new CUSTOMIZE Dialog box with many powerful features for UI customization.

  • Improved entity snap performance in drawings with underlays.

  • Improved redraw performance when creating and updating entities in a drawing that has a large number of existing entities.

  • Introduced Drawing Customer Properties Features to view, edit and create new custom properties in .dwg files.

  • Running ActCAD on a 4K monitor and switching between monitors with high resolutions is greatly improved.

  • Improved Break Line Command.

  • All New Quick Leader Command.

  • All New Multi-line Leader Command.

  • All New Burst Command

  • All New Multiline Styles command to create and modify multiline styles

  • All New Select Similar Command. The entities with properties that match are then added to the selection set.

  • The new Explode Attributes command un groups blocks, creating separate entities for each element and converting attributes to text.

  • The new Get Selection command selects all entities in a drawing that match both the layer of an entity you select and the type of an entity you select.

  • The in-place Multiline Text editor now supports line spacing, lists, and paragraph justification.

  • Use the new Explode Text command to break multiline text and single-line text into polylines.

  • The new Auto Number command adds numbering to text, multiline text, multi-leaders, or block attributes.

  • New Filter option for the -LAYER command.

  • Introduced New System Variables : BLIPSIZE, IFCOSNAP, MLEADERSCALE, SELECTSIMILARMODE, SNAPSIZE, UOSNAP.

  • Several fixes for opening and saving specific drawing files.

  • WMFOUT fixed for solid hatches.

  • Fixed issue with text styles that used substituted fonts.

  • Several fixes for stacked text.

  • Fixed print stamp issue when entities are assigned a non-default color.

  • DCL: Fix for dlg_set_tile() / dlg_get_tile().

  • IRX: Improved few methods and functions

  • Several fixes for working with the in-place multiline text editor, including: lost italic setting, underline and overline, SHX fonts, and more.

  • Fixed Increment/Decrement button when defining blocks.

  • Fixed issue with the OLEHIDE system variable.

  • Several fixes for working with hatches, including an Add option fix and preserving color when editing.

  • Several fixes for the Find command.

  • Snapping while grip editing 3d polylines now respects OSNAPZ.

  • Fixed crash issue when using CUTCLIP with a rectangle.

  • Fixed viewport display of entities with transparency.

  • Fixed issue with joining lines and polylines.

  • Fixed several issues with trimming and extending lines.

  • Fixed specific crash issue when working with angular dimensions.

  • Fixed issues related to working with entities in NWUCS.

  • Regeneration issue with PDF underlays during zoom/pan has been fixed.

New versions of ActCAD 2018 are available for download in our Downloads section. Existing 2018 users can update to latest versions by clicking on Help->Check For Updates (or by using CHECKFORUPDATES command).

Feel free to contact us if you need any furhter information about our products and services.

ActCAD 2018 New Patch 8.3.642 Released, Dt.24-Jun-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 8.3.645 for below mentioned versions:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

This is a significant improvement release and below is a detailed list of enhancements:

Added   :   New drawing creation dialog with many options to choose units, templates etc.
Added   :   New dedicated UNITS dialog with complete functionality in addition to former DDUNITS dialog.
Added     :    Several new Drawing templates in both Metric and Imperial units.
Added     :    Many new hatch patterns and line types
Added     :    Several new commands on Dimension Text
Added     :     GROUPQK & UNGROUP commands
Added    :     Menus, Toolbars and Rightclick menus with more options
Revised :   External OpenDesign version changed to 4154
Revised :   Binary files for ActCAD API
Fixed   :   DWG Convert - incorrect dwg versions shown on conversion prompt
Fixed   :   Opening DWG 2018 IntelliCAD complains that it cannot open version 2013
Fixed   :   B-rep API
Fixed   :   Crash in ExternalApplication Activation system
Fixed   :   [MTEXT] Unexpected error message appears in Find and Replace dialog
Fixed   :   Snapping does not work for a polyline
Fixed   :   [4k][HATCH] dialog images display error
Fixed   :   Fix incorrect verification name in script
Fixed   :   Crash when attempting to close a particular drawing

Existing ActCAD 2018 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2018 software versions from our downloads depot.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.1071 Released, Dt.22-Jun-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 8.2.1071 for below mentioned versions:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit

This is a significant improvement release and below is a detailed list of enhancements:

Added   :   New drawing creation dialog with many options to choose units, templates etc.
Added   :   New dedicated UNITS dialog with complete functionality in addition to former DDUNITS dialog.
Added   :   Several new Drawing templates in both Metric and Imperial units.
Added    :    Many new hatch patterns and line types
Revised :     External OpenDesign version changed to 4177
Revised :    Binary files for ActCAD API
Fixed   :    Ability to set a layer for print stamp, fixed print stamp color setup.
Fixed   :    [Crash] Open a drawing from startup wizard in SDI mode.
Fixed   :    [MTEXT][ENTPROP][Line Spacing] Vertical line spacing cannot be changed
Fixed   :    [Crash] auto load on open document task
Fixed   :    [RR] DIM1 HORIZONTAL does not ask for text
Fixed   :    Fix MText option for linear dimeasion
Fixed   :    Certain menu icons were wrong
Fixed   :    MOVE command ignore some entities
Fixed   :    MTEXT Imperial height modification
Fixed   :    Autocomplete does not provide exact results
Fixed   :     Styles toolbar for ActCAD
Fixed   :    Crash on opening any DGN file
Fixed   :    ActCAD enters a wrong state in which commands can't be executed
Fixed   :    DCL programming dlg_set_tile() / dlg_get_tile() fails

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2017 software versions from our downloads depot.

Improvements In ActCAD Licensing System, Dt.08-Jun-2017

ActCAD is glad to inform all its existing customers and prospects about the improvements to our licensing system. Please read below description:

If customer owns ActCAD 2018 Professional license, the same key can be used to Activate any previous ActCAD Professional version say 2017/2016/2015 including 2018.

Similarly, if customer owns ActCAD 2017 Professional license, the same key can be used to Activate any previous ActCAD Professional version say 2016/2015 including 2017.

However, Professional license will work only on previous Professional versions, Standard license will work only on previous Standard versions.

The version can be changed anytime by customer using our LicenseTranser command.

There is no need to contact technical support for any of the above actions.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.1058 Released, Dt.30-May-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1045 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Engine:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Added - Several new commands on Dimension Text

Added - GROUPQK & UNGROUP commands

Improved - Menus, Toolbars and Rightclick menus with more options

Fixed - Issues with Check for updates

Fixed - Table Edit of Formatted text

Fixed - Editing of ARCTEXT parameters

Fixed - Some entities doesn't move using MOVE comamnd
Fixed - AUTOCOMPLETE is very slow if commands list is large
Fixed - [Crash] Cannot draw a pline with blips, snaparg & ortho
Fixed - Crash due to some external applications
Fixed - DIMSTYLE: vertical text alignment rephrase
Fixed - Opening DWG 2018 ActCAD notifies that it cannot open version 2013
Fixed - DCL logging
Fixed - [CUI] Reset user's aliases if the list is empty
Fixed - Improved methods to backup and restore CUI file
Fixed - [Crash] Crash when trying to create a new drawing wizard
Fixed - Drawing load message has to be notified once per drawing
Fixed - [HANGUP] 100% cpu hangup in command bar on entering comma (,) symbol.
Fixed - No drag image during grip editing in a layout
Fixed - [IRX] ExternalApplication on unload sends NULL app id
Fixed - Some issues with GRIP points
Fixed - [Crash] Zoom in few times with mouse

Existing 2017 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

ActCAD 2018 New Patch 8.3.635 Released, Dt.01-May-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.3.635 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.3a Engine:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Fixed - Some crash issues with Block Library in 64bit versions
Fixed - Crash when attempting to close drawing
Fixed - An error is displayed if double click a dwg file right after IntelliCAD is installed

Improved - External OpenDesign version changed to 4095

Existing 2018 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

Block Libraries Included In ActCAD 2018 Versions, Dt.22-Apr-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new 2018 versions below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.3a Technology:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

The major addtion in this release is inclusion of ActCAD Block Libraries in all four variants. ActCAD Block Libraries have onver 5000 block symbols which can readily used in drawings without any extra effort. Below are the advantages of ActCAD Block Libraries:

  • Over 5000 in-built symbols in various domains
  • Add your own drawing files to Block Libraries for reuse. No need to reload each time, just one pasting of drawing files.
  • User-friendly interface and do everything with mouse clicks
  • Very clear preview images for direct insertion
  • Ability to apply scale in X & Y directions
  • Ability to apply rotation angle
  • Run the program in batch mode to insert multiple symbols into active drawing
  • Easy browsing of Folders, Drawing Files and Block Symbols
  • Supports 64bit and multi-threading for faster operation
  • Highlights currently selected category/folder and drawing file
  • No separate installation and activation required
  • Available in both ActCAD Professional & ActCAD Standard Versions

New ActCAD 2018 versions are now available for download in our Downloads page.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.1045 Released, Dt.21-Apr-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1045 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Engine:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Added   - All New ActCAD Block Libraries, over 5000 symbols included for Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Architecture, P&ID etc.
Updated - ActCAD API Binary files
Updated - Tiegha 4.1 Libraries version changed to 4082
Updated    - Ribbon Menus and Items
Fixed     - SELECTIVEREGENMODE sysvar corrected
Fixed   - Menu Visibility changed for Toolbars
Fixed     - Some Arx compatibility issues
Fixed     - When LAYOUTREGENCTL=0, switching between layouts cause crash
Fixed   - IRX entry point corrected, if command is called from LISP
Fixed   - Display problem of Block with ACIS during insert
Fixed     - Slow print dialog open
Fixed     - Crash on drawing open with UPDATEONOPEN=1
Fixed     - MTEXT is inserted in wrong position
Fixed     - Crash on save (AEC drawing, saveAsDWG)
Fixed    - Block rotation using ANGBASE != 0 cause problems (INSANG)
Fixed    - Setting do not show checkbox in AutoStack Properties dialog
Fixed    - Wrong behavior of Jigs while switching Viewports
Fixed    - Fixed cursor issue in BMP mode after adding GS flag for glFinish calls

Existing 2017 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

ActCAD Block Libraries Released, Dt.20-Apr-2017

ActCAD 2018 [IntelliCAD 8.3a] New Versions 8.3.630 Released, Dt.07-Apr-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new 2018 versions [8.3.630] for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.3a Technology:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

There are more than 300 improvements and fixes in this release compared to our previous ActCAD 2018 versions. It includes performance improvements, fixes for natively working with .dgn files, printing fixes, editing fixes and many more. Also included are enhancements to the new in-place multiline text editor that was released last year, including paragraph alignment, symbols, alt-codes, stacked text, numbered lists, and unnumbered lists.

Below are detailed enhancements or fixes in this major release:

Performance

  • Significant performance improvements for snapping to PDF underlays (complete code refactoring in this area).
  • Fixed performance issue for window selection.
  • Fixed performance issue when drawing lines with multi-threaded turned on.
  • Fixed scenario where performance was degraded during selection and snapping.

Working with files

  • Exporting to a .pdf file was fixed for exporting drawings that contain extremely large images.
  • For versions of IntelliCAD that support opening and saving .dgn files natively, several issues were fixed, a few new markup features were implemented to support .dgn files such as the -STYLE and 3DFACE commands, and the LWDISPLAY, TEXTSTYLE, and VIEWSIZE system variables now work with .dgn files.

Editing entities

  • Several fixes for editing entities when using the Properties pane.
  • Several fixes for editing entities when using grips, including moving grips when ORTHO turned on, for polylines, and for multiline text.
  • Fixed the ERASE command for blocks on frozen layers and layers that are turned off.

Text

  • Fixed ability to convert a field to text.
  • Fixed display of text with UFDOT.SHX font.
  • Fixed issue when using the STYLE command with incorrect values for vertical text.
  • Several fixes for working with multiline text, including working with paragraph alignment, symbols, alt-codes, stacked text, numbered lists, and unnumbered lists.

Printing

  • Fixed printing of certain Chinese text.
  • Fixed print orientation when printing to HP DesignJet 430.
  • More resolutions are now available when publishing to Web JPG PC3.
  • Fixed number of copies setting when using the Publish command.

APIs

  • The NetLoad command was renamed to NetLoadVSTA, and the NetLoadClassic command was renamed to NetLoad.
  • .NET API improvements.

More fixes

  • Several fixes for the Pyramid command.
  • Fixed justification of data extracted using the ATTEXT command.
  • Reworked dialogs to improve crash handling.
  • Fixed scenarios where the user interface was not scaling properly according to screen size.
  • Fixed chain filleting of solids.
  • Several fixes for working with hatches in the Hatch dialog box.
  • Fixed the Render commands when using the 'Maintain Aspect Ratio' option and also fixed rendering materials attached to faces of meshes.

The new software versions are available in our Downloads section. Feel free to contact us on "info@actcad.com" for more details.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.1035 Released, Dt.01-Apr-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1035 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Engine:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Fixed : Few Freeze and Hanging Issues due to Windows update/Intel Graphics driver mismatch

Fixed : Fixed cursor issue in BMP mode after adding GS flag for glFinish calls

Revised : External Teigha Libraries Version changed to 4069

Added : GS flag for glFinish calls

Improved : ActCAD API calls

Existing 2017 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.1032 Released, Dt.23-Mar-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1032 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Engine:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Improved : Binary files for IntelliCAD API
Fixed    : QSELECT - impossible to use
Fixed    : Polyline width error
Fixed    : Print Style Table options are unavailable
Fixed    : MTEXT freeze while Editing Previous Text
Fixed    : MTEXT leader text disappears after edit
Fixed    : MTEXT Auto-select all text on MTEDIT
Fixed    : Ctrl+R shortcut is wrong
Fixed    : Some wrong behaviour with few Aliases

Existing 2017 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

ActCAD 2017 New Version 8.2.1027 Released, Dt.11-Mar-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1017 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Engine:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Improved - Teigha 4.1 Libraries Version Changed to 4051
Improved - Binary fiels for ActCAD API for all Configurations
Improved - ActCAD License Transfer Tool
Improved - Added LicenseTransfer Command and shortcut to Add-ons Menu and Ribbon Tab
Improved - ActCAD License Activation System
Improved - ActCAD Aliases like B, AP, ARR etc.
Fixed - AppUpdater.exe error message during Check for Updates
Fixed - Correction of Alias Numbers in Registry
Fixed - ActCAD doesn't show Block with ACIS during insert
Fixed - Crash of ActCAD Explored during measurements
Fixed - New MTEXT editor does not accept ALT-codes

Existing 2017 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

ActCAD 2017 New Version 8.2.1022 Released, Dt.04-Mar-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1017 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a engine:

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Fixed : No notification if file is saved with errors


Fixed : Crash on Save thumbnails [AUTOSAVE]

Fixed : MTEXT background color, cant read text out of the box and trying to reset background color to something legible crashes it

Fixed : Teigha 4.1 Version updated from 4038 to 4044

Feel free to contact us if you need any information related to ActCAD Software.

ActCAD 2017 New Version 8.2.1017 Released, Dt.22-Feb-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 1017 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a engine:

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Added : Several new resolutions to JPG and PNG Image printers.
Fixed : Teigha 4.1 Version updated from 3995 to 4038
Fixed : Crash issues with Toolbars and MTEXT Editor
Fixed : Leader text disappears after edit
Fixed : Add a bit field to QAFLAGS to send screenshots with crash & feedback reports
Fixed : When grip move a 3d polyline vertex, don't set Z to zero
Fixed : Impossible to work with this drawing
Fixed : The data extracted by the ATTEXT command are not correctly justified in SDF format
Fixed : Crash on few GRIPs Editing
Fixed : PEDIT -> JOIN removes polylines
Fixed : Text is not edited if TEXTEDITMODE=4
Fixed : An univocal name has to be assigned to the unnamed block
Fixed : Failure on some automated test script
Fixed : [MTEXT] Background color set to drawing is displayed incorrectly
Fixed : IRX applications appear to be wrapped in a transaction that disables function keys and display

Feel free to contact us if you need any information related to ActCAD Software.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.997 Released, Dt.27-Jan-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.2.997 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a engine (direct download links included):

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Release:

Fixed - [PLACEHOLDER] Menu icons get scrambled
Fixed - Teigha 4.1 Version updated from 3991 to 3995
Fixed - [New MTEXT] Text spacing is lost on edit
Fixed - Snap order is unpredictable
Fixed - An univocal name has to be assigned to the unnamed block
Fixed - Print orientation is wrong for HP DesignJet 430
Fixed - Impossible to work with this drawing
Fixed - 3DOrbit glyph stays on-screen after pressing SHIFT+CTRL+S
Fixed - FILLET command doesn't work on POLYLINE
Fixed - M4226.scr was broken by fix for Bug 98514
Fixed - Unable to move 2 grips coincident for polylines
Fixed - Moving grips with Ortho active, the ortho prevail on esnap
Fixed - Move entities with Grips is wrong along the Z axis and esnap
Fixed - When grip move a 3d polyline vertex, don't set Z to zero
Fixed - Chamfer and Trim error if coordinates are too far.
Fixed - [Crash] Severe crash on start, it does not allow to start at all
Fixed - [Crash] CTRL+C & CTRL+V, CRASH
Fixed - Unknown freeze (selective regen)
Fixed - Remove invalid cases from AllCmds scripts
Fixed - When grip move a 3d polyline vertex, don't set Z to zero
Fixed - [Crash] CTRL+C & CTRL+V, CRASH
Fixed - Grips disappear if click an entity when a selection is active
Fixed - Improve CUI re-write warning
Fixed - MText grip editing needs rewrite as an overrule instead of a protocol extension

ActCAD 2018 New Patch 8.3.365 Released, Dt.28-Jan-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.3.365 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.3 Technology:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Patch Release:

Fixed - [PATCH] Layer combobox displays wrong layer
Fixed - [PATCH] [RIBBONUI] Contextual tab appears selecting many objects type
Fixed - Unable to move 2 grips coincident for polylines
Fixed - Moving grips with Ortho active, the ortho prevail on esnap
Fixed - Move entities with Grips is wrong along the Z axis and esnap
Fixed - When grip move a 3d polyline vertex, don't set Z to zero
Fixed - Documentation update
Fixed - MText grip editing needs rewrite as an overrule instead of a protocol extension
Fixed - [Feedback] Printing from paperspace using any visual style other than "2D Wireframe" causes malfunction in output

ActCAD 2018 Software Versions Released, Dt.03-Jan-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2018 Versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.3 engine and ODA Teigha 4.2 Libraries and ACIS kernel technologies. Below versions are now avaialble for download:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional -64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional -32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard -64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard -32bit

This is another major release from ActCAD with below enhancements:

  • NEW GRADIENT HATCH support
  • NEW Boundary HATCH Dialog
  • NEW HATCHTOBACK Command
  • NEW Search for Files in File Open Dialog
  • NEW eTransmit Feature
  • Improved Point Cloud Import
  • Improved dgn file features
  • NEW Drawing TABs Feature
  • NEW Quick Access Toolbar on Ribbon Interface
  • Easily save workspaces by clicking Workspaces in the status bar and choosing Save Current As.
  • The Drawing Settings command has improved user interface that uses tabs instead of drop-down lists that were used previously.
  • Added -MENUUNLOAD command line version
  • NEW FILTER Dialog
  • Added Print Transparency on Print/Plot Dialog
  • Major LISP upgrade (VL*, VLA*, VLAX* functions). Many new LISP/VLISP functions added.
  • System Variables : Added or updated: DTEXTED, GFANG, GFCLR1, GFCLR2, GFCLRLUM, GFCLRSTATE, GFNAME, GFSHIFT, MDISTYLE, MTEXTED, TEXTED, TEXTEDITMODE, XCLIPFRAME.

Improvements to Existing Features:

Text and multiline text

  • Several fixes for working with the new multiline text editor.
  • Fixed specific drag issue for multiline text.
  • Fixed display of text during insertion when rotation angle is greater than 0.
  • Fixed issue with annotative text styles.
  • Several user interface fixes made to the Text dialog box.

Dimensions

  • Fixed issue with dimension style overrides.
  • Fixed crash scenario when editing a dimension style in IntelliCAD Explorer.

Printing

  • Fixed document name to contain layout name when using the Publish command.
  • Fixed issue with saving print stamp settings.

PDF export

  • Fixed issue when exporting all layouts to PDF.
  • Fixed issue with 3D Hidden and Realistic visual styles when exporting to PDF.
  • Fixed issue when exporting non-ACIS entities to 3D PDF.

APIs

  • Fix for .NET C# code inserting images.
  • Fix for lisp (vl-sort nil \'<).
  • Fix for menu lisp files that only loaded when the menu was first loaded.
  • Fix for VBA ColorMethod method.

More fixes

  • Many improvements made for running IntelliCAD on 4k displays.
  • Several fixes for working with .dgn files.
  • Fixed specific crash when using COPYCLIP and PASTECLIP with some 3D entities.
  • Several fixes for editing entities with the Fillet command.
  • Improved speed with converting certain .dwg files to .dgn files.
  • Fixed color issue with certain solids.
  • Fix for SENDFEEDBACK command.
  • Fixed issues reported rendering with Artisan.
  • Fixed 3DORBIT with set rotation point in UCS.
  • Fixed .mnu export/import issue for toolbars.
  • Fixed issue with leader creation.
  • Fixed LENGTHEN when working with circles.
  • Several fixes for selecting entities using grips, including displaying grips after editing and memory issues.
  • Several fixes for perspective mode view.

Improved Dr.KLN Converter for better handling of fonts embedded in Vector PDF Files.

The latest software is now avaialble for download on our Downloads page.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.985 Released, Dt.29-Dec-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.2.985 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a engine:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Release:

Fixed - MText GRIP Editing issues
Fixed - Toolbars change their position on re-start
Fixed - "Emergency Saved Drawings" path was incorrect
Fixed - Ortho doesn't work in NWUCS for POLYLINE
Fixed - EXPLORER does not save layer filters pane closed state
Fixed - [MTEXT] Underlined text cannot be un-underlined
Fixed - Cannot attach XREF with XREF command
Fixed - [Crash] closing a drawing after saveas
Fixed - The "Mtext" option of the DIMLINEAR command launch the old mask of text editing, not use the editig in place
Fixed - Dimension style dialog text corrections
Fixed - Fix some internal static code bugs

Create And Edit Tables In ActCAD 2017, Dt.07-Dec-2016

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.978 Released, Dt.08-Dec-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.2.978 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Tchnology and many internal enhancements:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Release:

Added - TABLEEDIT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_TOPLEFT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_TOPRIGHT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_TOPCENTER Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_MIDDLELEFT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_MIDDLERIGHT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_MIDDLECENTER Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_BOTTOMLEFT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_BOTTOMRIGHT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_BOTTOMCENTER Command
Added - TABLE_INSERT_ROWS_ABOVE Command
Added - TABLE_INSERT_ROWS_BELOW Command
Added - TABLE_INSERT_COLUMNS_BEFORE Command
Added - TABLE_INSERT_COLUMNS_AFTER Command
Added - TABLE_DELETE_ROWS Command
Added - TABLE_DELETE_COLUMNS Command
Added - TABLE_MERGE_CELLS Command
Added - TABLE_UNMERGE_CELLS Command
Added - Right click context menu added for TABLE editing
Improved - TABLE create programs
Fixed - TABLE GRIP issues on direction changes
Fixed - TABLE Stretch issues on direction changes
Fixed - Few bugs in program to import Point Cloud Data to ActCAD from external CSV file
Fixed - Fixed few minor bugs on code
Fixed - Impossible to work with a particular drawing
Fixed - Hatch turns as abnormal after TRIM if the hatch has been created by "Select entities" option
Fixed - Layer toolbar control does not sort layers correctly
Fixed - PMTHIST should not be put to undo list
Fixed - Crash of ActCAD on Creating a new layer
Fixed - Crash of ActCAD on Editing a dimension style in ActCAD Explorer
Fixed - IRX applications appear to be wrapped in a transaction that disables function keys and display
Fixed - Display of  ActCAD on 4k displays
Fixed - Crash on Editing a Block MTEXT
Fixed - Crash on Editing a Text in a particular drawing
Fixed - Keyboard shortcuts become inactive

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can directly update to this patch by clicking on Help Menu -> Check for Updates.

The latest Full Versions of ActCAD 2017 can be downloaded from our Downloads Page.

ActCAD is Professional grade 2D drafting and 3D modeling CAD software based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a engine and ACIS 3D Kernel. ActCAD has many add-on features and commands on top of regular IntelliCAD including Express menu. ActCAD offers unique user-friendly Licensing system with Self-License transfer. All ActCAD Licenses are globally valid and are perpetual.

ActCAD 2016 New Patch 1720 Released, Dt.07-Dec-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.1.1720 for below ActCAD 2016 Versions:

  • ActCAD 2016 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard - 32bit

Above ActCAD 2016 Versions are based on IntelliCAD 8.1b technology. Below are the fixes in this maintenance release:

  • Fixed - Text with line weight has a bad color boundary
  • Updated - Revision of OpenDesign Libraries Version 3837

The latest versions can be released from below links:

Exising users of ActCAD 2016 can download the patches from below links:

From inside ActCAD 2016 you can go to Help Menu and click on Check for Updates to download and apply the latest patches automatically.

Feel free to contact us on support@actcad.com for any further information.

 

ActCAD 2017 New Versions 8.2.972 Released, Dt.24-Nov-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.2.964 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a technology till date:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Release:

Fixed - Check For Updates Crash issue
Fixed - Certain issues related to Licensing
Fixed - TABLE command transparency problem
Fixed - [Crash] CRASH #2 10-20-16 CRASHED WHEN EDITTING TEXT
Fixed - Keyboard shortcuts become inactive
Fixed - [Crash] Using new text editor. 3rd crash in an hout
Fixed - Leader cannot be created
Fixed - Keyboard shortcuts become inactive
Fixed - Eliminate unnecessary full checkout in IntelliCAD build process
Fixed - not able to load attached icm format menu
Fixed - Graphics update is blocked
Fixed - [MTEXT] Mtext with width 0 behaves differently from ACAD

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can directly update to this patch by clicking on Help Menu -> Check for Updates.

The latest Full Versions of ActCAD 2017 can be downloaded from our Downloads Page.

ActCAD 2017 New Versions 8.2.964 Released, Dt.08-Nov-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.2.964 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a technology till date:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Release:

Added - All New Table Create Feature (TABLE Command)

Improved - CUI files
Improved - ActCAD Drawings Converter
Improved - Licensing Mechanism improvements after the expiry of Trial Version
Improved - Dr.KLN PDF to Drawings Converter with few improvements and bug fixes

Fixed - Layer transparency value does not affect entities representation
Fixed - Wipeout created in paper-space is invisible
Fixed - Grip in move mode stretches if snapped to entity
Fixed - MTEXT editor hangs in certain situations
Fixed - Some print stamp settings are not stored
Fixed - Cannot trim hatch using circle as cutting entity
Fixed - MENU open dialog default file type should be CUI
Fixed - MTEXT Replacing selected text removes one more character
Fixed - Crash on MTEXT Rich Text Edit
Fixed - Crash during call to RunCallBackForAll
Fixed - Bring back old text edit dialog
Fixed - Some print stamp settings are not stored
Fixed - PUBLISH document name does not contain layout name
Fixed - Annotative text style is not really annotative in some situations
Fixed - Annotation Scales List button not working in a viewport
Fixed - Text with lineweight has a bad color boundary
Fixed - Wrong warning message if edit an entity's print style
Fixed - There is no command line version of MENUUNLOAD command

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can directly update to this patch by clicking on Help Menu -> Check for Updates.

The latest Full Versions of ActCAD 2017 can be downloaded from our Builds Depot here.

New TABLE Feature Implemented In ActCAD 2017, Dt.07-Nov-2016

ActCAD announces the implementation of new TABLE feature in all the versions of ActCAD 2017. It will be implemented soon in a separate maintance release. Below video demonstrates its capabilities:

Dr.KLN Drawings Converter New Version Released, Dt.29-Oct-2016

Dr.KLN Drawings Converter vector PDF files and postscript PS files to various other formats like DXF, HPGL, SVG, PPTX, TXT, PCB etc. There are few improves and bug fixes to the source codes and released new versions in both 32bit and 64bit. Dr.KLN Drawings Converter is available in ActCAD Professional Version.

ActCAD 2017 New Maintanance Patch 8.2.955 Updated, Dt.18-Oct-2016

ActCAD announces the updation of ActCAD 2017 Builds for below versions based on IntelliCAD 8.2a.955 version:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance patch update on ActCAD 2017 base release. Below are the important fixes in this revision:

Fixed  - Text with lineweight has bad color boundary
Fixed  - Wrong warning message if edit an entity's print style
Fixed  - There is no command line version of MENUUNLOAD command
Fixed  - Menu lisp files only load when menu is first loaded, not on subsequent IntelliCAD sessions
Fixed  - Can't load custom right-click pop-up menu in the MNU file
Fixed  - Ability to update CUI for missing elements only
Fixed  - Accelerator do not work after CUI update

The new versions are available in our Builds Dept at this link.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch V950 Released, Dt.01-Oct-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2017 based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a, ODA 4.01 and ACIS kernel technologies. Below versions are affected in this release:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional -64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional -32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard -64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard -32bit

This is a general general release with few bug fixes. Details are mentioned below:

  • Added - Hide and Show Commands.
  • Fixed - Crash issue when some drawing is opened in backgrund
  • Fixed - Old customize dialog UX issue
  • Fixed - Command interruption using ORTHO and POLYLINE
  • Fixed - DIMCONT produces wrong dimension label
  • Fixed -Data loss in DDEDIT in edit session if non-text entity selected
  • Fixed - [MTEXT] Background color set to "drawing" is displayed incorrectly
  • Fixed - Toolbars MNU export / import produces wrong result
  • Fixed - DTEXT command does not accept justification options on creation anymore
  • Fixed - Graphics update is blocked
  • Fixed - [Ribbon] Accelerator keys version issue
  • Fixed - acad_truecolordlg should return true color as selected by user
  • Fixed - Need ability to show MTEXT options floating window with ribbon turned on

The latest versions can be downloaded from this downloads page.

ActCAD 2017 New Versions (8.2.946) Released, Dt.23-Sep-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2017 based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a, ODA 4.01 and ACIS kernel technologies. Below versions are now avaialble for download or upgrade:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional -64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional -32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard -64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard -32bit

This is a general general release with few bug fixes. Details are mentioned below:

  • Run-time errors fixed for breakline command.
  • Run-time errors fixed for ActCAD Professional add-ons.
  • Protected LISP program execution error fixed.
  • Style display problem on Ribbon menu are fixed.
  • Fixed crash problem on some PEDIT join actions.
  • Added ability to show MTEXT options floating window with Ribbon Menu turned on.
  • Improved Keyboard Shortcut Keys.
  • Fixed few drivers to improve speed and performance

The latest versions can be downloaded from this downloads page.

IntelliCAD 8.2a Released By IntelliCAD Technology Consortium, Dt.31-Aug-2016

The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC) today announced the release of IntelliCAD 8.2a.

IntelliCAD 8.2a is a maintenance release that contains over 125 improvements and fixes since the IntelliCAD 8.2 release on July 1, 2016.

Improvements in IntelliCAD 8.2a include various fixes for working .dgn files, external references, the user interface, and many more, as well as small additions such as new RIBBON and RIBBONCLOSE commands and a new FILTERS command.

ITC Announces The Release Of IntelliCAD 8.2 Software, Dt.01-Jul-2016

The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC) today announced the release of IntelliCAD 8.2.

IntelliCAD 8.2 is a major release that includes new support for exporting 3D .pdf files; more options added to existing features that export 2D .pdf files, export .bmp files, and attach underlays; new in-place multiline text editor; new support for maximizing and minimizing viewports; and various other new commands such as BCOUNT, IMAGEFRAMEMODE, FIELD, and TEXTTOFRONT. IntelliCAD 8.2 also includes improved performance when working with complex blocks, panning and zooming, exporting to .pdf files, and more.

IntelliCAD 8.2 is optionally available with the ability to open, save, create, and edit .dgn files in the native DGN format. IntelliCAD 8.2 also includes optional integration with Artisan Renderer to create photorealistic images of models quickly using a wide range of pre-set materials and lighting setups combined with the ability to create custom lights and realistic materials.

For IntelliCAD versions that include a ribbon, IntelliCAD 8.2 now includes ribbon panel expanders, ribbon versioning support, and the ability to customize the ribbon using the CUSTOMIZE command.

IntelliCAD 8.2 is supported on Microsoft® Windows® 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista®, including 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

ITC Announces The Release Of New IntelliCAD 8.0 Software, Dt.13-Jun-2014

The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC) today announced the release of IntelliCAD 8.0.

Available in both 64-bit and 32-bit versions, IntelliCAD 8.0 opens, saves, and creates .dwg files, including the latest 2014 file format. New features include layer states, layer filters with search, layer transparency and viewport freeze, .cui custom menu files, quick select, 3D orbit, additional grid capabilities, Collada (.dae) file import, MrSID MG4 compressed raster image support, and more.

In addition to core computer-aided-design (CAD) features, IntelliCAD is a development platform on which member companies develop custom applications. IntelliCAD 8.0 includes several API enhancements including updates to Open Design Alliance (ODA) Teigha® version 3.9.1 and support for VBA 7.1. ITC members also now have access to source code for advanced rendering and image processing components.

ActCAD 2017 New Versions Released With IntelliCAD 8.2a, Dt.17-Sep-2016

ActCAD annouces the release of its all new ActCAD 2017 versions based on IntelliCAD 8.2a engine. Below new versions are now available in our Downloads section:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional 64bit (version 8.2.942.84228)
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional 32bit (version 8.2.942.84228)
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard 64bit (version 8.2.942.84228)
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard 32bit (version 8.2.942.84228)

New Features:

Added - All new Ribbon Style Interface in addition to Classic Menu Interface

Added - All new ARC ALIGNED TEXT Command with user friendly dialog

Added - New FILTERS Dialog

Added - Many new LISP functions

Added - Many new SDS functions

Added - New Direct Distance Entry feature allows you to enter a distance in the direction of your cursor when specifying the next point.

Added - New dynamic columns in MTEXT 

Feature or Performance Improvements:

Working with files : 

  • Several fixes in working with .dgn files, including some fixes while zooming, selection, and panning.

Editing entities : 

  • Dimscale for leaders is now editable in Properties pane. 
  • Fixed ability to select all entities for a cutting point when trimming hatch entities.

 Entity snapping :

  • Fixed snapping issue to zero-length polyline.
  • Fixed snapping to point nodes when PDMODE!=0.
  • Fixed display of entity snaps after a layer freeze.

Text:

  • In certain scenarios multiline text disappeared while editing. This issue has been fixed.
  • Revised the format of the panel layout for multiline text.

 Printing:

  • Fixed Apply to Layout option when using Print Preview.
  • Fixed issue with missing text during printing and print preview.
  • Fixed viewport content that was previously printed at the wrong scale.

 External references and blocks:

  • Fixed issue with nested xrefs.
  • Double click a block or external reference to run the REFEDIT command.
  • Fixed display issues with user defined dimension arrows in an external reference.

 Bug Fixes:

Implemented RIBBON and RIBBONCLOSE commands.

The UNDO and -PAN commands are fixed while using a maximized viewport (VPMAX command).

MVIEW scale and view location are fixed while using the VPMAX and VPMIN commands.

Fixed DDEDIT command for editing the format of dimension text.

Fixed issue with the TIME command.

Fixed how ActCAD Explorer updates the list of layers when filtering layers.

Fixed CTRL+J and CTRL+M to repeat the previous command.

Fixed issue with display of Korean fonts.

Set dwg file association to ActCAD version that is being installed.

Hangup on getting certain System Variables.

ESNAP glyphs are not shown after layer freeze

[XREF] not opening in certain scenarios

MNL file is not loaded on DGN document creation or open

[Crash] Delete dim from the drawing in a specific case

Note: Existing users of ActCAD 2017, can update to this new version simply by clicking "Check for Updates" in Help menu.

ActCAD 2016 New Versions 8.1.1718.84219 Released, Dt.16-Sep-2016

ActCAD announces the maintenance release of following ActCAD 2016 versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.1b engine:

  • ActCAD 2016 Professional 64bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Professional 32bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard 64bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard 32bit

There are many performance improvements and bug fixes in this release. Nvidia graphic cards crash issues are resolved in this version.

The full products can be downloaded from links given on below page:

Downloads Page

Existing customers of ActCAD 2016 can directly download the maintenance patches from below links:

New Arc Aligned Text Command Added In ActCAD 2017, Dt.13-Sep-2016

ActCAD 2017 Classic version released in 64 & 32 bit, Dt.26-Aug-2016

ActCAD Engineering Solutions announces the release of its new product ActCAD 2017 Classic for Windows power users. This software can be installed on Windows XP and upto Windows 10. It is a very light weight 2D drafting and 3D modeling software based on IntelliCAD engine and ACIS kernel.

ActCAD 2017 Classis version is available in both 64bit and 32bit versions. It will support all dwg and dxf versions from Release 2.5 to 2017.

The major features of this product are:

  • Native dwg, dxf and dgn file support
  • Very familiar interface and commands
  • Complete 2D Drafting
  • Powerful 3D Modeling based on ACIS Kernel
  • Raster to DXF Converter
  • PDF and PS to DXF, SVG, CGM, HPGL, PCB, PPTX, TEXT, WMF, EMF etc. Converter
  • ActCAD Drawings Converter and Auditor in Batch Mode
  • Light weight and best performance
  • any many more....

Both the versions are now available in our Downloads section.

Feel free to contact us for any additional information.

ActCAD 2017 Pro & Std New Patch 8.2.786.0 Released, Dt.23-Aug-2016

Added:

- Interactive Drawings Auditor to fix internal errors
- Dr.KLN Drawings Converter from PDF & PS files to various output formats like DXF, SVG, CGM, PCG, HPGL, PCL, PPTX, TEXT, WMF,EMF, PDF, PS etc.
- New Program to Change Numeric Text Values by performing Arithmetic Operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.
- New Program to Extrack Block Attributes to external CSV file with one click. No template needed for Attributes.
- New Program to capture CAD points and Hole Coordinates to external CSV file in batch mode.

- New Program to prepare P&ID Label Specification Text with required input values and orientation.
- New Tiegha .dwg, .dxf & .dgn libraries with many enhancements

Fixed:

- Fixed few license related issues
- Spelling mistakes in Import Point Cloud Program
- Rewritten the code for BREAKLINE command with more options
- ActCAD freezes with Pdfunderlay and zoom extents
- Problem with hatch in debug mode
- Korean fonts incorrectly displayed
 - MOVE/COPY is not performed if toggle a status bar icon while a command is active
- UNDO of layer freeze does not reveals the layer properly
- Dimensions get lost after trim
- ActCAD Locks up in a particular drawing with zoom using mouse scroll
- ActCAD crashes after canceling entity selection from Drawing Settings dialog
- Warning about different anno scale and plot scale should be shown only for model space
- [Crash] Crash with several operations
- UNDO of layer freeze does not reveals the layer properly
- Node Snap - cannot snap to point nodes if PDMODE!=0
- TIME command issue
- DGN files cannot be imported / converted
- Added more traces to printing
- [Crash] trying to open a particular drawing
- [VPMAX/VPMIN] MVIEW scale and view location is corrupted by VPMAX/VPMIN
- [PRINT] Wipeout and raster image border is printed regardless of WIPEOUTFRAME / IMAGEFRAME value if PRINTEXTOUT is off
- Problems with viewing PDF underlay
- Text is missed in print result and print preview (depending on print area size)
- Grip editing is disabled for locked viewports
- Cannot snap to zero-length polyline
- Viewport content is scaled down in print result
- SSGET filter works wrong for some characters
- Icons with black background in toolbars

Release patches released for all variants of ActCAD 2017. If ActCAD 2017 is already installed in your computer, simply click on Help->Check For Updates.

Feel free to contact us for any additional information.

ActCAD Launches Dr.KLN Drawing Files Converter, Dt.16-Aug-2016

ActCAD announces the release of its new product "Dr.KLN Drawing Files Converter" today. This converter facilitate the conversion of Portable Document Format (pdf) files and Post Script (ps) files to various other formats. Please see below table for various conversion options available in this program:

Inptu Formats Output Formats
Portable Document Format (.pdf)
Post Script File (.ps)
    
Drawing Exchange Format (.dxf)
Scalable Vector Graphics (.svg)
Computer Graphics Meta File (.cgm)
HP Graphics Language (.hpgl)
Printed Circuit Board File (.pcb)
Print/Plot Control Language (.pcl)
Power Point Presentation (.pptx)
Windows Meta File (.wmf)
Enhanced Windows Meta File (.emf)
Text (.txt)
Portable Document Format (.pdf)
Post Script File (.ps)


There are many settings available on the Converter but we recommend to use the default settings to get best quality output. You can watch the demonstration video at below link:

ActCAD 2017 Pro and Std New Versions 8.2.774.0 Released, Dt.09-Aug-2016

ActCAD Engineering Solutions announces the release of ActCAD 2017 version 8.2.774.0 today for following variants:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard 32bit

Below are the important release notes for this version compared to base release:

Added : Import Point Cloud Data from CSV/text files
Added : BREAKLINE Command
Added : ChangeValues program to increment or decrement text values in a drawing
Added : New options on right click context dialog
Fixed : Dimensions and Text Toolbars for vertical docking
Fixed : .Net Framework 4.5 skip install if already exists
Fixed : Improved Licensing & Activation Mechanisms
Fixed : [Crash] trying to open certain types of drawings
Fixed : [VPMAX/VPMIN] MVIEW scale and view location is corrupted by VPMAX/VPMIN
Fixed : [PRINT] Wipeout and raster image border is printed regardless of WIPEOUTFRAME / IMAGEFRAME value if PRINTEXTOUT is off
Fixed : Problems with viewing PDF underlay
Fixed : Text is missed in print result and print preview (depending on print area size)
Fixed : Grip editing is disabled for locked viewports
Fixed : Cannot snap to zero-length polyline
Fixed : Viewport content is scaled down in print result
Fixed : SSGET filter works wrong for some characters
Fixed : Improved Installer programs
Fixed : Menus have some unexpected symbols in front of "ActCAD"
Fixed : Improved Check for Updates command
Fixed : Icons with black background in toolbars
Fixed : Improved Flash Screen Images and text
Fixed : Improved menu items

The new versions are available for downloads on our Downloads page. We have also released update patches for existing 2017 users for automatic live update over internet.

ActCAD Stall at IIA Goa Chapter Architects Meeting, Dt.09-Aug-2016

ActCAD and its Goa Dealer Jamsons, have set up a stall at IIA Goa Chapter Meet on 5th August, 2016. The event photos can be viewed in below video.

ActCAD 2017 Software Released based on ITC8.2 Engine, Dt.08-Jul-2016

ActCAD Engineering Solutions Pvt. Ltd. today announced the release of ActCAD 2017 based on all new IntelliCAD 8.2 Engine.

Following new versions are available:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard 32bit

The technology is based on most latest engine of IntelliCAD Engine 8.2 which was released on 1st July, 2017.

What's new in ActCAD 2017:

  • Latest ITC Engine based on new ODA Libraries. Drastic improvement in Speed and Performance
  • Transparent and in-place MTEXT Dialog Box
  • New Array Dialog Box
  • New FIELD Command
  • Export 3D PDF feature
  • Export .bmp from drawing
  • Maximize Viewports
  • Minimize Viewports
  • New IMAGEFRAMEMODE option
  • New TEXTTOFRONT Command
  • Improved performance when working with complex blocks, panning and zooming, exporting to .pdf files, and more.
  • New Keyboard Shortcuts
  • New Command Aliases
  • Many new commands

The new versions can be downloaded from this link.

ActCAD 2016 Software New Version 8.1.1714.0 Released, Dt.01-Jul-2016

ActCAD International is glad to announce the release of ActCAD 2116 version 8.1.1714.0 with several enhancements.

Below are the major enhancements in this release:

  • Added many new commands
  • New Command Aliases
  • New Key Board Shortcuts
  • Added Check for Updates command for automatic future updates
  • Improved Licensing Mechanism
  • New About Dialog Box with unique Support ID and user details
  • ActCAD Starting Images improved with correct progress bars
  • Several bug fixes and enhancements

The new versions for all below variants are now available on our Downloads section:

  • ActCAD 2016 Professional 64bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Professional 32bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard 64bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard 32bit

If you are an existing user of ActCAD, we strongly recommend you to download the update patches from below links:

2016_PRO_32bit_8_1_1714_0.zip

2016_PRO_64bit_8_1_1714_0.zip

2016_STD_32bit_8_1_1714_0.zip

2016_STD_64bit_8_1_1714_0.zip

Steps to update the patch:

  • Download appropriate patch from above links.
  • Login to Administrator
  • Extract the zip file to a local folder
  • Close ActCAD if it is alredy open
  • Copy paste all contents to ActCAD Install Directory. Overwrite all files.
  • Start ActCAD.
  • Tools->Customize->Reset All (at the right bottom side of dialog box)

Please contact us if you need technical assistance or any further information.

Softpedia Review and Clean Certificate to ActCAD Software, Dt.08-Jun-2016

ActCAD Professional, one of our products, has been added to Softpedia database of software programs for the Windows operating system. It is featured with a description text, screenshots, download links and technical details on this page:

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Science-CAD/ActCAD.shtml

The description text was created by Softpedia editors after they installed and tested the application.

"ActCAD Professional" has been tested in the Softpedia labs using several industry-leading security solutions and found to be completely clean of adware/spyware components.

Softpedia has commented that "We are impressed with the quality of your product and encourage you to keep these high standards in the future. To assure our visitors that ActCAD Professional is clean, we
have granted it with the "100% CLEAN" Softpedia award. To let your users know about this certification, you may display this award on your website, on software boxes or inside your product."

We sincerely thank the Editorial team of Softpedia for all their efforts.

ActCAD 2016 Version 1708 Patch Download Links, Dt.30-May-2016

<p>ActCAD 2016 Software latest update patches are released. Below are the steps to update:</p> <p>1.Download appropriate version of ActCAD patch from below links:<br /><a title="ActCAD 2016 Professional 64bit" href="http://www.actcad.com/actupdates/2016.8.1.1708/ActCAD2016%20Professional%2064bit.exe">ActCAD 2016 Professional 64bit</a></p> <p><a title="ActCAD 2016 Professional 32bit" href="http://www.actcad.com/actupdates/2016.8.1.1708/ActCAD2016%20Professional%2032bit.exe">ActCAD 2016 Professional 32bit</a></p> <p><a title="ActCAD 2016 Standard 64bit" href="http://www.actcad.com/actupdates/2016.8.1.1708/ActCAD2016%20Standard%2064bit.exe">ActCAD 2016 Standard 64bit</a></p> <p><a title="ActCAD 2016 Standard 32bit" href="http://www.actcad.com/actupdates/2016.8.1.1708/ActCAD2016%20Standard%2032bit.exe">ActCAD 2016 Standard 32bit</a></p> <p>2. Double click on the file and complete installation.</p> <p>3. Launch ActCAD and check the latest version.</p> <p>There is no need to reactivate your software, all your license will still be active.</p> <p>Feel free to contact us for any technica queries.</p> <p>ActCAD International</p> <p><a title="www.actcad.com" href="http://www.actcad.com">www.actcad.com</a></p>

ActCAD GeoMIR Sponsors Int. Fed. of Surveyors, Dt.25-May-2016

ActCAD partner from Austria and Croatia GeoMIR5 has participated in INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF SURVEYORS, CROATIAN GEODETIC SOCIETY, FACULTY OF GEODESY UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB. </p><p> We are the Bronze sponsors of this expo and showcasing our Products. </p><p> GeoMir software is now fully integrated with ActCAD. Please visit www.geomir.org for complete details about our Solutions for Surveying.

ActCAD 2016 Version 8.1.1708 Released, Dt.23-May-2016

ActCAD has released the most latest versions based on ITC 8.1 technology as on today. These versions have have few fixes and enhancements compared to previous releases. </p><p> Below is a detailed list of enhancements: <ol> <li>License mechanism updated</li> <li>New program added to synchronize system time</li> <li>Changed references to be relative in an INSTALL directory structure.</li> <li>Fixed few issues on DotNetClassic projects.</li> <li>Fixed: Default file format in SaveAs dialog changed to .dxf in 8.1b</li> <li>Fixed: Boolean and/or ribbon-only SysVar expressions don't work</li> <li>Fixed: Grip edit of polyline is wrong<\li> <li>Fixed: OPTIONS, clipboard format, incorrect AutoCAD versions<\li> <li>Fixed: Grips work wrong for MOVE/Rotate etc<\li> <li>Fixed: [Crash] LAYER command<\li> <li>Fiex : Unable to open the attached DWG file (different behavior on DWG version)</li> <li>Fixed: [Crash] Remove vertex from polyline grip menu, with a big zoom out</li> <li>Fixed: Some dimensions are not created as annotative using annotative dim styles</li> <li>Fixed: sds_draggen doesn't work properly if callback returns RTERROR</li> <li>Fixed z depth precision for perspective projection.</li> <li>Fixed: [ENTPROP] Changing scale of an image with entprop produces wrong result</li> <li>Fixed: The selection set is reset if click Properties from the context menu</li> </ol> </p><p> We recommend all our existing customers and trial users to update softare to this latest version to get best performance.

ActCAD 2015 New Version v2867 Released, Dt.21-May-2016

ActCAD has released the new versions of below products for Windows XP users: <ol> <li>ActCAD 2015 Standard</li> <li>ActCAD 2015 Professional</li> </ol> <p><p> This release is based on latest IC8.0.2867. This software can be installed on both 32bit and 64bit versions of Windows XP and all higher versions till date. However, for Windows Vista and above users we strongly recommend to use ActCAD 2016 vesions preferably the 64bit versions. They will give best performance and have enhanced features. <p><p> Windows XP users should download and use only ActCAD 2015 versions.

ActCAD New Licensing Mechanism, Dt.10-Apr-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new Licensing Mechanism developed in house to provide better features to its customers. </p><p> In this new mechanism we have added below provisions: <ol> <li>ONLINE/LIVE Activation for TRIAL</li> <li>ONLINE/LIVE Activation for LICENSE KEY</li> <li>OFFLINE/E-mail Activation for TRIAL</li> <li>OFFLINE/E-mail Activation for License Key</li> <li>Direct Link to buy key online.</li> </ol> </p><p> ActCAD furhter enhanced its License Deactivation tool for easy transfer of license from one computer to another. </p><p> The new license mechanism is applicable to below products: <ol> <li>ActCAD 2015 Standard</li> <li>ActCAD 2015 Professional</li> <li>ActCAD 2016 Standard 32bit</li> <li>ActCAD 2016 Standard 64bit</li> <li>ActCAD 2016 Professional 32bit</li> <li>ActCAD 2016 Professional 64bit</li> </ol>

ActCAD 2016 Software MP 1.1686 Released, Dt.16-Feb-2016

We are glad to announce that we have released a new Maintenance Patch 1.1686 for ActCAD 2016 Software. Below is a detailed list of fixes/enhancements in this version:</p> <ul> <li>INSERT dialog: Uniform scale checkbox unchecks on drawing selection</li> <li>Resources are not detected properly for menus in MNU loaded by -MENULOAD</li> <li>Crash : Crash on save</li> <li>[Crash] Hit autohide the properties pane and crashed out of program</li> <li>SCALELISTEDIT Reset doesn't work for attached drawing (Exception)</li> <li>[Crash] Crash clicking Layers tab in IntelliCAD Explorer</li> <li>DVIEW Twist command use wrong point as a pivot</li> <li>Calling CMDBAR or COMMANDLINE when command line is hidden raises redundant error Message Box</li> <li> Added WSAUTOSAVE registry sysvar (equal to 1 by default) - controls whether to save current cui profile to active workspace or not on changing current workspace.</li> <li>Loading MenuGroups with conflicting POP numbers from MNU file by MENULOAD leads to disabling existing menu items</li> <li>LUPREC shouldn't affect scale values in INSERT dialog</li> <li>Grayscale RASTER IMAGE has black / white reversed (depending on background)</li> <li>Associativity doesn't work properly when dragging MTEXT attached to LEADER</li> <li>Lineweights look too thin in Lineweights combobox</li> <li>PUBLISH to PDF: proper PDF file name</li> <li>Edit Boundaries in VIEW dialog leads to locking IntelliCAD</li> <li>Unable to change plot style table in properties pane</li> <li>Forced .NET (CLR) intialization as workaround of crash with nvidia quadro graphics card</li> <li>Original comment: Forced .NET (CLR) intialization as workaround of crash with nvidia quadro graphics card</li> <li>Hyperlink functionality doesn't work for local images</li> <li>[Crash] Properties Dialog crash: change text style</li> <li>"Apply to Layout" &amp; "Preview" printing with PC3 (DWF, DWFx, PNG, JPG) or activating Print to File</li> <li>[Crash] Properties Dialog crash</li> <li>Unable to change plot style table in properties pane</li> <li>Minor resource string change</li> <li>Hyperlink functionality doesnt work for local images</li> <li>Cannot to edit dimension in attached drawing</li> <li>Lineweights look too thin in Lineweights combobox</li> <li>[ENTPROP] SELECT button doesn't bring focus to command line when SHORTCUTMENU=3 </li> <li>ICAD goes to deadlock when NOTIFYMANAGER = 0 and drawing with missed xrefs is being opened</li> <li>COLOR dialog doesn't honor CECOLOR system variable properly </li> <li>Multiple grips dragging works wrong for polylines</li> <li>Cannot to modify polyline by grip dragging if more than one polyline is selected</li> <li>[Crash] IcThreadManager DebugBreak crash</li> <li>Orientation of leader should change if text is moved from right to left in relation to leader arrow </li> <li>Bootstrapper fails if it is digitally signed</li> <li>DXF version selection is needed in DXFOUT</li> <li>[Crash] CLOSING AND OPENING FILES BACK TO BACK </li> <li>Handle leaks</li> <li>DIMLINEAR/DIMCONTINUE shows annotation with incorrect size during creation</li> <li>TEXT command has wrong default rotation angle (TEXTANGLE) in rotated UCS</li> <li>[Ribbon UI] [Crash] I was customizing a toolbar flyout</li> <li>[Crash] Crash on exit </li> <li>[PATCH]Support IMAGEFRAME 0,1,2 values</li> <li>icad.cui has some problems with format of indents</li> <li>[Ribbon UI] SysVar Expressions doesn't work for certain types of sysvars</li> <li>Installer code refactoring and cleanup</li> <li>missing drawing for script</li> <li>PDFATTACH-ed PDF does not auto regen properly</li> <li>VERY slow Pan and zoom</li> <li>QSelect doesn't work in localized version</li> <li>Grips STRETCH plus PERPENDICULAR snap works wrong</li> <li>Page Setup Dialog crashes when trying to select printer for Layout</li> <li>VERY slow Pan and zoom</li> <li>Grips STRETCH plus PERPENDICULAR snap works wrong</li> <p></p>The latest software version is available for download on Downloads page.

ActCAD 2016 Version 1.1678 Released, Dt.22-Jan-2016

ActCAD 2016 Software new version 1.1678 released today. Updates are available :

  • ActCAD 2016 Professional 64 bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Professional 32 bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard 64 bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard 32 bit

Below are the major list of fixes compared to previous version:

  • All software libraries updated from 1.1671 to 1.1678
  • Graphics Issues on nVidia fixed.
  • CUI files updated for Pro and Std versions
  • Updated ActCAD name in all International languages.
  • Modified few other libraries.

The latest installers for all four versions can be downloaded from our Downloads Page.

ActCAD 2016 APIs Released, Dt.31-Dec-2015

We have started our unique packages of all APIs for download from our download portal.

Below are the versions available for our latest released ActCAD software:
1. API for ActCAD 2016 Professional 64bit
2. API for ActCAD 2016 Professional 32bit
3. API for ActCAD 2016 Standard 64bit
4. API for ActCAD 2016 Standard 32bit
Please contact us to get the downloader file to download API kits.

The kit has APIs for .NET programming as well as IRX programming and many more.</p>
The API Toolkits are absolutely free for our Customers. Contact us today for further details.

ActCAD 2016 Version 1.1671 Released, Dt.30-Dec-2015

We are glad to inform that ActCAD 2016 Software new version 1.1671 released today. Below are the versions avaialble in this release:

  • ActCAD 2016 Professional 64 bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Professional 32 bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard 64 bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard 32 bit

Below are the major list of fixes compared to previous version:

  • All software libraries updated from 1.1661 to 1.1671
  • Improved Speed and Performance based on new Teigha Libraries
  • Improved Graphic Interface
  • Added Image Menu
  • Added Xref and Block Editor Menu
  • Added new toolbars like Order, View, Layout etc.
  • Added Properties Pallette at startup
  • Problem fixed on DWG double click to open file in ActCAD
  • Problem fixed on DXF double click to open file in ActCAD
  • Totally new libraries for ActCAD Converter for DWG and DXF files
  • Included .Net framework 4.5 in installer itself
  • License Transfer Tool modified for one click deactivation
  • Implemented new codes for License activation
  • License Transfer Tool moved from Express Menu to ActCAD Programs Menu
  • Few improvements to internal commands

The latest installers for all four versions can be downloaded from our Downloads Page. Contact us today for any further details about ActCAD.

ActCAD announces the new Releaes, Dt.01-Nov-2015

ActCAD 2016 is now updated to the latest engine of ITC 8.1b. There are many release fixes in this version compared to our previous release 8.1a.

We have drastically optimized the speed of file opening and saving. Download our trial version to see the new features and functionalities. The existing customers of ActCAD 2016 will get this release patch free of cost.

Match Properties Command Improved, Dt.25-Oct-2015

Based on many requests from our clients and prospects, we have modified the Match Properties (MA) command in ActCAD 2016 versions. Now there is no need to hit another ENTER after selecting the source and destination entities to copy the properties.
We are also enhance the command on Leader match properties where is some technical issue. We will incorporate it in our next patch release.

ActCAD 2016 New Version Released, Dt.22-Oct-2015

Today we have released the new builds based on most recent ITC 8.1b Technology. There were several release fixes in this version compared 8.1a. ActCAD is available in Professional and Standard Versions. The new versions can be download from the download section. Feel free to contact us for further details

New Licensing Mechanism Launched by ActCAD, Dt.19-Oct-2015

Today we released our all new licensing mechanism to work with ActCAD 2016 Software releases. We have added many security features to this tool with a special provision for self-license transfer first time. Users can install the software in any two computers and switch the license between them unlimited number of times. We have also introduced the license file concept in this software rather than using only the serial numbers. Please contact us for any further information.

ActCAD 2016 Block Libraries Released, Dt.15-Oct-2015

ActCAD has released its totally revised and redrawn block library with over 5000 symbols which are popularly used in the domains of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Architectural and Structural Engineering Domains. We are in the process of adding more 3D symbols in our next release to use with ActCAD Professional version.

ITC Announces Release of IntelliCAD 8.1b, Dt.14-Oct-2015

IntelliCAD 8.1b is a maintenance release that contains over 140 improvements and fixes since the IntelliCAD 8.1a maintenance release in September 2015.

Improvements in IntelliCAD 8.1b include fixes covering the areas of selection, user interface, lofting and sweeping, and many more, as well as small additions such as a new View and Mark-Up workspace, new BCOUNT command, and several new hatch patterns.

ActCAD 2016 Software Released, Dt.15-Sep-2015

ActCAD Engineering Solutions has released its 2016 version which is based on ITC 8.1a platform and supported by Spatials ACIS 3D Modeling Kernel. The new versions of ActCAD Professional and ActCAD Standard are available for download in our downloads section.

ITC announces the release of version 8.1a, Dt.03-Sep-2015

IntelliCAD 8.1a is a maintenance release that contains over 100 improvements and fixes since the IntelliCAD 8.1 release in July 2015, which included support for Microsoft® Windows® 10 and many new features such as multi-core processing, support for opening and saving .dwg files version 2015, and developing end-user applications with Microsoft .NET 4.5.

Improvements in IntelliCAD 8.1a can be found in the ribbon interface, working with hatches, entity modification, and many additional areas.

ITC has released 8.1 version, Dt.22-Jul-2015

IntelliCAD 8.1 is a major release that now includes support for Microsoft Windows 10. IntelliCAD 8.1 also includes multi-core processing when opening and regenerating files, which provides a 1.5 to 3 times performance improvement on multi-core computers. Also included is support for opening and saving .dwg files version 2015, developing end-user applications with a new Microsoft .NET API, opening and exporting .dgn files, annotation scaling, publishing drawings, printing to .dwf (or .dwfx), .png, and .jpg files, drawing helices and revision clouds, lofting and sweeping entities, creating polysolids, and various other new commands such as SETBYLAYER, XPLODE, TXT2MTXT, and AUTOCOMPLETE.

Many user interface enhancements are also included: new ribbon user interface that can be used with or without menus, support for customizable workspaces, and ability to quickly switch color schemes.