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  • IMSI Design's TurboSite Pro 2 for iPad - supports over 20 file formats, has GeoMarker technology to set location relative to drawing, can attach or associate GeoMark media as images, audio or video, auto-generate field reports complete with images, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, Dec 9, 2013
  • TurboSite v1.3, Enterprise Edition, by IMSI/Design - enhancements include automatic report generation, add-in apps that run inside Revit, AutoCAD, smart polygon tool, ability to export all of data as single, compiled PDF report, Steve Stafford, CADdigest.com, Oct 31, 2013
  • TurboCAD R20 Review - intuitive, powerful UI, 3 new drag modes to select objects, associative dimensioning in viewports, stellated polygon tool, entity markers, impressive array of import/export options, available for retail price of $1,695, Jeffrey Heimgartner, CADdigest.com, Oct 10, 2013
  • IMSI TurboCAD Mac Pro 7 - audio prompts, well-written electronic user guide, new drawing wizard, DWG paper space, model space capabilities, push/pull tool, part tree feature for advanced model parametrics, ability to display multiple views of drawing simultaneously, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, Aug 9, 2013
  • Review - IMSI/Design TurboReview - fast, easy-to-use mobile app, allows 2D, 3D markups, has layout support, multi-touch navigation but placing dimensions is tricky, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Sep 6, 2012
  • Low-Cost CAD: Can a $500 Product Go the Distance? - considering options: Bricscad v12 Pro, GStarCAD Professional 2012, IronCAD DRAFT 2012, ProgeCAD 2011 Professional, TurboCAD LTE Pro v4, Nancy Spurling Johnson & Robert Green, Aug 8, 2012
  • TurboCAD LTE 4 and LTE 4 Pro Review - similar to AutoCAD Architecture's AEC smart parametric objects, API platform available for CAD developers, but 64-bit version unavailable, limited adoption of OS GUI features, Emmanuel Garcia, CADdigest.com, July 6, 2012
  • Review: TurboCAD Pro 19 - well-known TurboCAD Pro a competent replacement for AutoCAD 2D drafting, integrated architectural modeling, Ralph Grabowski, CADdigest.com, June 15, 2012
  • TurboCAD Pro 19 - dark gray UI, handles very large drawings, rendering engine RedSDK included, layout wizard for generating 2D layouts from 3D models, ePack, draw by layer plus, geographic marker features, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Apr 10, 2012
  • TurboCAD Pro 18 - PDF underlays, enhanced layers, additional filleting capabilities, new house wizard, roof wall modifier, Ruby Scripting, upFront.eZine, Mar 22, 2011
  • TurboCAD Pro 16: Powerful CAD on a Budget - ability to create 2D sections based on 3D models, efficient XREF manager, enhanced drafting palette, ACIS-based helix tool, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Aug 30, 2009
  • TurboCAD Mac Pro v4 Review - photorealistic LightWorks rendering engine, updated ACIS library, 3D file formats supported, considerable price hike since last version, Michael Burns, Macworld, Aug 7, 2009
  • Turbo-Charged - TurboCAD 16 Pro has improved 2D drafting tools, 3D curve capabilities, easy handling of Bezier curves, Lightworks 16 Pro incorporated for rendering, David Chadwick, CAD User, May/Jun 2009
  • CAD Software Generates Picture-Perfect Designs - efficient solid modeling software, TurboCAD Pro has customizable interface, CAD compatibility, ability to create large libraries, more, Donald B. Cheke, Machine Design, Oct 25, 2007
  • TurboCAD Pro 14 - easy to use TurboCAD Pro 14 supports all standard file formats, has new parametric stairs, face-to-face loft function, geometric alignment aids, and more at moderate price, earns an A minus, Mike Hudspeth, Cadalyst, Oct 1, 2007
  • TurboCAD 14 - TurboCAD Pro 14 Architectural offers smart dimensioning, wall dimension tool, dynamic window, door schedules, parametric stair generator, suitably priced, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Aug 27, 2007
  • A Barnstorming Effort - low-cost, easy-to-use TurboCAD 14 Pro offers Edit Profile tool, Wall Dimension tool, automatic generation of Window and Door Schedules, more, David Chadwick, CAD User, Jul/Aug 2007
  • Shining Stars - highly recommended best products: TurboCAD Professional v12, Pinion Desktop Packager, Archicad 10, Autodesk Inventor 11, Autodesk Map 3D 2007, IronCAD v9, Solid Edge v19, NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500, Dell Precision M90, Xi MTower PCIe, Maple 10, Deep Exploration 4.0, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, December 1, 2006 (more TurboCAD reviews, ArchiCAD reviews, Autodesk Inventor reviews, IronCAD reviews, Solid Edge reviews, graphic card reviews, Dell workstation reviews, @Xi workstation reviews, Maple reviews)
  • CAD Package Handles Architectural and Mechanical Design - TurboCAD Professional V12 has new interface, geometric and dimensional constraint manager, additional libraries for Light-Works 7.5, more, David Mullins, Machine Design, August 10, 2006
  • TurboCAD 2D Mac 1.0 - affordable price, compatible with AutoCAD and Adobe Illustrator, vast symbols library and tools collection, BOM, and more for working with high-end 3D data, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, architosh, July 2006
  • TurboCAD Professional v12 - changed interface, better NURBS and deformation controls, new part tree feature for mechanical designing, and new architectural features result in a 'highly recommended' by Steven S. Ross, Cadalyst, July 1, 2006
  • TurboCAD v12 - Beyond Sketching - out of professional and deluxe versions, TurboCAD Professional has finer 3D modeling capabilities like Booleans, deformable and face modeling, more, Mike Hudspeth, Desktop Engineering, May 2006
  • TurboCAD Professional V11 - Solid Modeling for AEC and MCAD - this version incorporates ACIS 14 and comes with many improvements that will prove useful to mechanical engineers, Steven S. Ross, Cadalyst Management, June 1, 2005
  • Mac CAD: IMSI Returns to Mac Market with New TurboCAD 2D for Mac OS X - the new version included over 250 design and drafting tools and commands and can export up to 15 CAD industry file formats, Architosh, June 7, 2005
  • Not Quite Solid Modeling - TurboCAD Professional 10.5 is a good CAD tool and an inexpensive alternative to AutoCAD, but even with the introduction of 2D constraints, it still is not a true MCAD modeler, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, February 2005
  • TurboCAD v10.5 - the new version's most notable addition is a constraint manager to drive dimensions and to define how objects connect to each other, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 22, 2004
  • IMSI TurboCAD Professional 10 - latest version promises easy creation of 3D objects, photorealistic visualization and improved architectural tools, Stephen Withers, APC Magazine, November 15, 2004
  • TurboCAD 10.1 Professional - the latest version is a comprehensive CAD tool for both the mechanical and AEC markets, providing powerful 2D drawing and 3D model building, with advanced rendering tools, CAD User, August/September 2004
  • IMSI TurboCAD Professional 10 - among the useful new features are NURBS deformation and simpler conversion of 2D lines to 3D, Alistair Dabbs, PC Pro, August 2004
  • IMSI TurboCAD Deluxe 10 - offers an amazing amount of CAD for the money, James Morris, PC Plus, August 2004
  • TurboCAD v.10 Professional Reviewed - an AutoCAD user tries out TurboCAD and finds much to admire, Wm Alexander, CGarchitect, July 12, 2004
  • TurboCAD V10 - provides exceptional value, is very easy to learn and very capable, Multi-CAD Magazine, May 2004 (pdf)
  • TurboCAD 10 - provides a lot of functions and features, especially if all you need is a 2D program, but still needs more work, Joe Greco, Cadalyst MCAD Tech News #119, April 15, 2004
  • TurboCAD v10 Comparison Chart - compares the features offered in the Professional and Deluxe versions, CADCourse.com, April 23, 2004 (pdf)
  • COFES 2004 - Wet and Wild - capsule reviews of some products shown at the recent conference: KollabNet, a tool based on the idea of "knowledge accounting"; FindView, which uses search engine-like technology to find data located inside drawings, models, Word files and PDFs; and TurboCAD 10, Joe Greco, MCAD Tech News #118, April 5, 2004
  • IMSI Shows TurboCAD 10 - a look at what's new in the latest version, including how surfaces and cross-sections are handled, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, March 25, 2004
  • Can TurboCAD Get Respect? - it may not be for everyone, but TurboCAD packs a lot of useful features into its modest package, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, March 11, 2004
  • What's New in 3D Design Software - brief reviews of Alibre 6.0, AutoCAD 2004, form*Z 4, trueSpace 6.6, TurboCAD Professional 9.5, Rhino 3.0 and VectorWorks 10.5, John E. Wilson, Cadalyst, February 12, 2004
  • CAD on a Budget - a roundup of low-cost CAD programs: ConceptDraw V Professional, General CADD Pro v2.1.04, DesignCAD 3D Max 14, TurboCAD Deluxe v9.2, TurboCAD Professional Competitive Upgrade v9.2 and VDraft v2.22, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, January 1, 2004
  • IMSI Comes to Visit - a look at what's new in TurboCAD Professional 9 and what's in store for TurboCADCAM, which ships this summer, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.ezine, April 15, 2003
  • TurboCAD V8: Low-Cost CAD with CAM Additive - Version 8 Professional offers outstanding CAD capabilities plus tools for machining - all for less than a thousand dollars, Mark Clarkson, DE Online, November 2002
  • Am a Camera! - TurboCAD Pro Version 8 provides a total design solution, integrating 2D and 3D modeling, professional quality rendering and visualization, CAD User, April 2002
  • TurboCAD Pro v7 - low cost CAD with features found in far more expensive CAD programs, Glenn Kennedy, Desktop Engineering, Aug 2001
  • TurboCAD V7 Professional - at one tenth the cost of AutoCAD, this product cannot be ignored, George L. Rowe, AECVison, July 2001
  • Get Revved with TurboCAD 7 - TurboCAD Professional V7 offers exceptional combination of capability, compatibility and price but could use more documentation, Geoff Harrod, CADinfo.NET, May 2001
  • TurboCAD 6.5 Pro - full featured, great price but skimps on documentation and support, PC Magazine UK, Feb 2001

  • TurboCAD Pro v6 Preview - George Walsh, CADinfo.NET, March 99

  • TurboCAD Designer 2D/3D - PCDirect, March 99

  • TurboCAD v5.1 review in CADinfo.NET

  • TurboCAD 2D/3D 3.0 - 3 stars, by Megan Yakeley, MacUse rUK
  • TurboCAD 2D/3D - 3.5 stars, by Jon Keaty, MacUser UK
 
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