MecSoft Releases VisualCAM 2017 for SOLIDWORKS

MecSoft_NewLogoIRVINE, CA, Jan 18, 2017 – MecSoft Corp., the developer of industry leading CAD/CAM software solutions, has announced the availability of VisualCAM 2017 for SOLIDWORKS, the latest version of MecSoft’s integrated Gold Certified CAM solution for SOLIDWORKS.

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VisualCAM 2017 for SOLIDWORKS now includes feature detection and feature based milling. Machining features such as 3 axis pockets, prismatic pockets, slots, planar faces, and bosses can now be detected in Solid models and toolpath methods applied to these features. New machining methods such as 4 axis drive surface operation for true 4 axis milling and slot milling operation for single line and trochoidal machining of slots have also been introduced. Other implementations include feed rate slowdown in corners, tooltip help and algebraic operations in all dialogs and more.

“Feature based machining and automated milling has arrived with VisualCAM 2017 for SOLIDWORKS. This new release turbo-charges the productivity for our users and ushers in intelligent automation in machining at a price point that is simply hard to match. With a continued emphasis on automation of programming, along with our constant focus on improving our toolpath methods, we are proud to release this product to our customers.” stated Joe Anand, president and CEO of MecSoft Corp.

For more information or to download a free demo of VisualCAM 2017 for SOLIDWORKS, visit

About MecSoft

Headquartered in Irvine, CA, MecSoft Corp. is a worldwide leader in providing CAM software solutions, addressing both Additive and Subtractive manufacturing technologies, for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT, VisualCAM for SOLIDWORKS and RhinoCAM & Rhino3DPRINT. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries.

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