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ViaCAD 2D/3D v8

ViaCAD 2D/3D v8

Your Affordable Design Solution!
Download - Windows -  $99.99 
Download - Macintosh -  $99.99 
DVD in Sleeve - Macintosh/Windows -  $99.99 

Product Information

All you need is an idea to begin...

Trace from an image

Import a bitmap image. Trace with the included 2D tools to create an outline of your project

Or create from scratch

Use the 2D tool set to sketch an outline of your idea

Turn your idea into 3D

Turn your outline into 3D with a few mouse clicks.

Add features to refine

Add and remove material using feature-based modeling tools.

Create prototypes

Precise and accurate, your design is ready for rapid prototyping. Export options allow you to "3D print" your design.

Precision Mechanical & Architectural Design Tools Include:

  • LogiCursor expanded functionality
  • Real-time Push/Pull Modeling
  • 3D Wall technology creates 3D wall and roof views for 2D architectural floor plans
  • Expanded Gripper™ functions for translate, rotate, scale, and face copy

Intelligent tools help you draw smarter and design more precisely.

LogiCursor™, The Gripper™, plus new Push/Pull Modeling and 3D Walls technologies offer real-time visual feedback as you draw. Instant, one click 2D/3D modes make viewing easy and fast.

Professional cross-platforming and compatibility.

Share files seamlessly between Mac® and PC. Import/export options for popular drafting and drawing platforms include AutoCAD®, .DWG, Adobe® Illustrator, and Google Sketchup®.

File Compatibility

Import Export
Import Export
STL Grid Surface
3D Studio 
Rhino 3DM
Google® Sketchup™
Adobe® EPS 
Truespace COB
Adobe® Illustrator® v8 ViaCAD™-PC/Mac™
DWG, DXF  WaveFront™ OBJ
STEP TurboCAD® Mac

Custom Toolbar

Easily drag & drop tools specific to your needs into your own personal toolbar.

Symbol Library

No Subscription Needed Integrated, drag & drop symbols including doors, windows, mechanical, electrical, fasteners, CMOS, HVAC, LAN, and more.

Multiple Viewports

Viewports provide a graphical user interface to display the same drawing in multiple views.

Concept Explorer

Manage history features, organize layers, or insert symbols into your design. Change parameters using the Inspector to rapidly iterate new design configurations.

Push/Pull Modeling

With Push/Pull Modeling you can dynamically use your mouse and cursor to drag 2D into 3D.

Custom Translucency

Use for transparent surfaces or add to multiple surfaces in perspective views.

Import Objects

Add objects from Google Sketchup, Punch! Home Design, Adobe® Illustrator or other popular CAD resources

Tutorial Videos

Over 90 minutes of training! Learn CAD basics and get the most from ViaCAD with our library of informative videos you can refer to at any time.


Windows®: Recommended Requirements: Microsoft© Windows® XP Home/Pro SP3, Windows Vista® SP2, Windows® 7, Intel® Pentium® or AMD® Athlon™ class processor, 4 GB of hard disk space, 1 GB of RAM, Video card, Mouse Pointing Device (wheel button recommended), DVD-ROM Drive. Macintosh®: Recommended Requirements: Macintosh® OS 10.5 or higher, Intel® Mac®, 4 GB of hard disk space, 1GB RAM or greater, Mouse Pointing Device (wheel button recommended), DVD-ROM Drive.