Monday, November 1, 2010

Type of CAD software used in construction Field

list of Computer-aided design
AutoCAD -  AutoCAD is probably the most popular commercial CAD software today. This software was developed by Autodesk, and the first version was made back in 1982. AutoCAD is one of the first CAD software programs to run on personal computers, because during that time, CAD software had to run on specialized computers like mainframes. Today, AutoCAD is capable of creating full plans like blueprints or even models of other objects. It is capable of either 2D or 3D designs that are very detailed. Professionals and amateurs alike often use this software.

ArchiCAD - ArchiCAD is a complete design suite with 2D and 3D drafting, visualization and other functions for architects, designers and planners. A wide range of software applications are integrated in ArchiCAD to cover most of the design needs of an architectural office:

3D Max - Autodesk 3ds Max, formerly 3D Studio MAX, is a modeling, animation and rendering package developed by Autodesk Media and Entertainment. It has modeling capabilities, a flexible plugin architecture and is able to be used on the Microsoft Windows platform

MicroStation - MicroStation is a CAD software product for 2- and 3-dimensional design and drafting, developed and sold by Bentley Systems. it generates 2D/3D vector graphic objects and elements. Current version is MicroStation V8i.

Chief Architect - Chief Architect is a professional 3D architectural home design software. Automated building tools make home design, remodeling, interior design and kitchen & bath design easy. Discover why Chief Architect is the home design software product of choice for 2D and 3D design. 

TurboCAD - TurboCAD is a CAD software application for 2D and 3D design and drafting running on the Macintosh and Microsoft Windows operating systems.

1 comment:

  1. Hey..thanks for providing a brief of different softwares used in Architectural CAD