CADSoftTools Releases CAD VCL Multiplatform 15

TULA, Russia, Sep 21, 2021 – CADSoftTools is glad to announce the release of CAD VCL Multiplatform 15. Beginning from this version, it is compatible with FireMonkey. It means that all applications based on the library can be compiled not only for Windows, but also for Linux, macOS, iOS, and Android.

CAD VCL Multiplatform 15 also enables to compile 32- and 64-bit Delphi and C++Builder applications created with Embarcadero RAD Studio 11 Alexandria.

Another big change is that Open Cascade Technology is not used anymore. Version 15 is based on a new 3D kernel developed by CADSoftTools. This makes the company completely independent of any third-party and allows to respond swiftly to customers’ requests. They have already improved reading of SAT, SLDPRT, X_T, X_B, OBJ, STL formats and added support for FSAT, SAB, SMT, IPT formats. And with the new 3D kernel, it is possible to convert supported B-Rep (boundary representation) file formats to STEP, SAT, DWG, DXF without losing information about a 3D model.The full list of changes and enhancements is the following:

  • Support for FireMonkey.
  • Support for Embarcadero RAD Studio 11 Alexandria.
  • Replacement of Open Cascade Technology by a new 3D kernel developed by CADSoftTools:
  • improved reading of SAT, SLDPRT, X_T, X_B, OBJ, STL formats;
  • added support for FSAT, SAB, SMT, IPT formats;
  • added export to SAT format;
  • improved export of STEP, DWG, DXF formats.
  • Improved import of DWG and DXF formats:
    • improved support for МTexts and Texts;
    • improved support for Hatches;
    • improved display of SHX fonts;
    • improved support for ACIS objects;
    • improved support for Dimensions and Multileaders;
    • improved reading of VPort and drawing extents.
  • Improved export of DWG and DXF formats:
    • added saving of ACIS objects;
    • improved saving of VPort.
  • Improved display of vector formats (DWF, HPGL, CGM, SVG).
  • Improved export of SVG format:
    • improved export of texts and hatches.
  • Improved G-code generation from DWG and DXF files.
  • Bug fixes.

To download a free trial version of CAD VCL Multiplatform 15 please fill in the form at https://cadsofttools.com/products/cad-vcl-enterprise/download/. It comes with separate packages for VCL and FMX.

If you have any questions on the library, its features or licensing options, you can contact CADSoftTools at info@cadsofttools.com.

For more information on CAD VCL Multiplatform, please visit https://cadsofttools.com/products/cad-vcl-enterprise/.

About CADSoftTools

Founded in 2000 CADSoftTools – Soft Gold Ltd. develops software products for industrial and construction drawings. The company offers a wide range of products from ready applications to libraries for developers. CADSoftTools cooperates with a large number of companies worldwide including Samsung, Hitachi Power Europe and others.

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