May 24, 2011 - Press Release


Support for Latest AutoCAD Leads List of Improvements

NOVATO, Calif., May 24, 2011 – IMSI/Design
, maker of TurboCAD®, the #1 best-selling CAD in retail, and DoubleCAD™, the market's leading alternative to AutoCAD LT® (NASD: ADSK), announced today that DesignCAD® 3D Max is turning v21.

"DesignCAD's simple approach to CAD is what makes it different," stated Bob Mayer, COO of IMSI/Design. "And why DesignCAD has such loyal users."

Created with the budget-minded home professional in mind, DesignCAD 3D Max v21 includes many new features and enhancements, including:

600 New 3D Models: Colorful, fully texture-mapped, 3D symbol models you can easily edit and/or quickly drag and drop into your design
  • Improved Paper space: Now use the same paper space template more than once in a drawing
  • Improved Dimensions: Select a newly added "outside" text placement option
  • Improved User Interface: Enhancements to several dialog boxes improve ease of use
  • Improved Default Settings and Workspaces: Improvements to the management of default settings and custom workspaces
  • New AutoCAD 2011 support & more:
  • Import/Export AutoCAD 2010 and 2011 .DWG and .DXF files
  • Support long layer names up to 256 characters
  • Get limited support for Architectural Desktop objects – ADT objects are now recognized and exploded to DesignCAD equivalents

About DesignCAD 3D Max

DesignCAD 3D Max v21 is available directly from IMSI/Design and has a suggested retail price of $99.99 in the U.S. Visit for additional product information. Visit for user forums.

About IMSI/Design

IMSI/Design is the global leader in retail CAD (Computer Aided Design). With over 15 million products sold since 1988, IMSI/Design products include the award-winning TurboCAD®, TurboFLOORPLAN™, DesignCAD™, IDX® Renditioner, and DoubleCAD™ families of precision design applications. Please visit for more information.

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