Cad "n" caid

Discussion in 'Software' started by prinsen, Jun 25, 2002.

  1. prinsen
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    prinsen Junior Member

    hey!
    I just have a quick question wich cad or caid program is the best....if some one wants to wtrite down som other program thats good, be my guest!
     
  2. duluthboats
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    duluthboats Senior Dreamer

    You the best, prinsen, welcome aboard. :eek:
    The best for what? Engineering, drafting, modeling, the CAD world is getting larger every day.
    Gary
     
  3. Jeff
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    Jeff Moderator

    Welcome to the forums.

    Take a look at http://forums.boatdesign.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=82 and I would download or request a free demo for each and every one on the list. If you have a slower connection, then shoot for the highest rated ones at least. Everyone has different requirements, backgrounds, budgets, and different ways they work, so no one software will be perfect for everyone. Note that Rhino was a late addition so it would probably have received more votes than it did and will likely catch up with the others if it continues to gain popularity as it has recently.
     
  4. prinsen
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    prinsen Junior Member

    Thanks

    thanks for your answers....
    the cad "n" caid programs im looking for is the ones for Modeling and Engineering hope for some more answers...

    im abroad the "im the best ship"..
     
  5. Guest

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    cad software

    Altough I am not boat designer,but still use CAD software to design other stuff I would suggest you Solid Works it has bouth solid and serfice capabilites.Other high end CAD systems like CATIA and Pro/Engineer have integrated moduls for ship building bit are very expencive one.I hope helped a little bit
    Check tis web sites:
    www.ptc.com
    www.catia.com
    www.solidworks.com
    www.solidedge.com
     

  6. Matthew
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    Matthew Junior Member

    Noooo!
    Rhino is the best Prinsen!
    Actually, Ive only used Pro engineer (dead expensive) and Rhino (much more affordable) and have to say my favourite is Rhino, especially if you have any previousl experience with 2D CAD like EASY/AUTOCAD. Very intuative.
    Im not being paid by them to say this either!

    www.rhino3d.com is the website I believe.

    But each to his own, download all the free demos and try them...
     
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