TURKU, Finland, May 20, 2015 – Progman Oy, one of Europe’s leading HVAC and electrical design software providers, has released a new version of the MEP design software MagiCAD for Revit and AutoCAD. The new release 2015.4 supports AutoCAD 2016 and Revit 2016, as well as the earlier versions AutoCAD 2015-2012 and Revit 2015. The release also further enhances and optimizes the functionality of the software, introducing on AutoCAD technology extended main riser diagram functions and enhanced project management features for heating, piping and ventilation design, and on Revit technology enhanced MEP calculation reports and parameter handling, as well as numerous other highlights on both technologies which will make your work easier, faster and more accurate.
MagiCAD 2015.4 for Revit introduces support for Revit MEP 2016. Some of MagiCAD for Revit’s other highlights include improved MEP calculation reports, optimised parameter handling, improvements to running indexing, improved automated connections, routing and drawing, easy installation of air terminals directly to duct sides, definition of default installation levels for piping, ventilation and electrical products, improved sizing functions for rectangular ducts, support for chambers and roof drains, new connection tools for sewers and sanitary systems, support for pumps with pump curves, calculation support for differential pressure valves and constant flow valves, improved wire drawing tool, import of property set configurations from other projects, improved data sorting with spreadsheet export and import, as well as the possibility to define custom locations for the product database and the dataset.
MagiCAD 2015.4 for AutoCAD offers support for AutoCAD 2016 and introduces many intelligent new features. These include, for instance, extended main riser diagram functions, enhanced project management functions for heating, piping and ventilation, improved standard connection functions for vertical connections, the possibility to assign connection nodes with symbols, improvements to ventilation and sprinkler calculations, a new Edit ribbon tab with MagiCAD Room, possibility to define custom location for the product database, creating and editing dimension text formats while annotating, a number of useful new system variables in piping, ventilation and electrical design, the new MagiCAD Plug-in Manager for centralized access to all plugins using the ribbon menu, as well as automatic storing of recently-used symbol libraries.
MagiCAD enables MEP design using Europe’s largest product model database, featuring over one million actual products from leading manufacturers across the world. Each model within the database comes complete with accurate dimensions and comprehensive technical data. MagiCAD offers localisation for different country-specific standards, and it is used by numerous major contractors and designers in a variety of projects across the world.
About Progman Oy
Progman Oy is one of Europe’s leading software houses specializing in products and services for the design of heating, piping, ventilation, sprinkler and electrical systems. Progman’s business is focused on two main areas: software solutions, such as MagiCAD for designers of HVAC and electrical installations, and custom-made software applications for product manufacturers and the building industry. Progman Oy was founded in 1983, and over the years, the company has gained an outstanding knowledge and reference base in its field. Today, more than 18,000 licenses of MagiCAD are in use worldwide. MagiCAD works with both AutoCAD and Revit technologies. MagiCAD is consists of several independent applications, covering HVAC, electrical systems, sprinkler systems, building geometry and climate control:
- MagiCAD Ventilation
- MagiCAD Heating & Piping
- MagiCAD Sprinkler Designer
- MagiCAD Electrical
- MagiCAD Circuit Designer
- MagiCAD System Designer
- MagiCAD Comfort & Energy
- MagiCAD Room