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2D to 3D

  • Analyse3D MAX - analysis package for 2D or 3D, elastic/plastic/p-delta analysis, by CADS
  • ASVIC - 2D/3D CAD engineering software
  • AutoTURN Pro 3D - 3D CAD software for design, analysis
  • AViCAD - 2D/3D CAD solution with architectural, publishing tools
  • Bricscad - .dwg CAD alternative, enables 3D parametric solid modeling for users who want to work both in 2D/3D without leaving .dwg environment, by Bricsys 
  • Canoma - renders photorealistic 3D models from scanned or digital photographs quickly, without requiring extensive 3D skills; this user's website offers Canoma links, galleries, tutorials. (Note: software, developed by Metacreations and later acquired by Adobe, is no longer on market.)
  • connectCAD - plug-ins for 2D/3D program Vectorworks (Mac, Windows), tool to design IT networks, broadcast, audio-visual systems
  • CorelCAD - DWG file support, industry-standard CAD features, customizable 2D, 3D design tools
  • DigiCad 3D - creates 3D models from drawings,  photographs for Windows and Mac Os X, by Interstudio
  • EON Stereoscopic Video Player - converts 2D video, animation content to 3D
  • ExactFlat - 2D/3D flattening software
  • HEEDS NP - non-parametric optimization tool, helps shape 2D/3D solid, by Red Cedar Technology
  • Intertek Hi-CAD - 3D laser scanning, dimension control, 3D modeling, visualization
  • IronCAD - 3D modeling, 2D design environment integrated within mechanical design capabilities for detailing 2D/3D design data 
  • Metamation - 2D/3D CAD software for importing or drawing, supports multiple import formats
  • NttCAD - free, easy-to-use, 2D/3D CAD software, works with all operating systems
  • OptiTex - 2D/3D CAD software
  • PhotoModeler Pro - trace over photographs to create 3D models, exports to DXF, 3DS, VRML and other formats
  • progeCAD - 2D/3D design software useful for CAD field, concept sketch, electrical schematics, building construction, AEC architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, industrial engineering
  • RapidAuthor - offers tools to reuse existing CAD data or other 3D source material, from Cortona3D
  • T-FLEX CAD - parametric 3D modeling functionality, by Top Systems
  • TurboCAD MAC Deluxe - 2D drafting, 3D surface, solid modeling tool for architects, illustrators, engineers
  • ViaCAD 2D/3D - 2D drafting, 3D modeling, data sharing, by PunchCAD
  • ZWCAD - cost-effective, DWG file format providing CAD solution for AEC and MCAD industries, 2D dimensioning, 3D modeling, plotting, by ZWSOFT
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