VariCAD 2015-3.03 - January 2016
New version of VariCAD 2015-3 brings improvements in input of 3D STEP and 2D DWG files, rebuilt volume calculation and few improvements in 3D kernel. Also, there is a new theme (interface appearance) available, more suitable for Windows 10. To evaluate a free 30-day trial version, download it here.
VariCAD 2015-2.06 - August 2015
This version contains totally new approach to 3D graphic. Graphic is based on OpenGL 4.0 or 4.3. Consequently, rendering is 2.5x – 10x faster than in previous versions. File open and creation of graphic data is approximately 2x faster. New version automatically turns on anti-aliasing – 3D images look significantly better. Optionally, solids can be displayed as transparent. For enhanced rendering option, perspective projection can be managed better.
VariCAD 2015-1.09 - March 24, 2015
This version is available in all supported languages. Since version 2015-1.05, VariCAD automatically checks for updates. If you work in VariCAD and if your version is not up-to-date, related information appears at right side of menu bar.
VariCAD 2015-1.0 - Oct 20, 2014
This version contains new features in 3D assembly module, in working with BOM and solid attributes, contains new 3D features and improved interface of dialog panels with tables. Also, the new version supports working at two monitors. 3D kernel and 3D STEP input are slightly improved, too.
VariCAD 2014-2.0 - April 21,2014
This version contains new features in 3D location, in 2D location, new sweeping of 2D profiles along 3D path, significantly improved creation of pipes and wires, changes in geometrical constraints, support of output of multiple image formats and minor improvements in input of 3D STEP and 2D DWG formats.
VariCAD 2014-1.0 - November 14,2013
This version contains support of multi-threading, faster 3D graphic, faster 2D graphic, improved support of virtual printers (like print to pdf), changes in volume and mass calculations, printing of images from 3D and further improvements in input of STEP files.
VariCAD 2013-2.07 - June 30, 2013
This version contains support of multi-level assemblies, new features in geometrical constraints and further improvements in input of STEP files. Also, there are other minor changes in 3D kernel and in DWG/DXF input.
VariCAD 2013-1.03 - January 30, 2013
This version contains a possibility to open multiple new shape representations from STEP. It significantly reduces number of solids, previously refused to load. New version supports Autocad 2013 DWG/DXF formats, contains tools for working with open solids and open shells and has improved creation of 2D construction lines. Also, there are other minor changes in 3D kernel and in user interface.
VariCAD 2012-2.0 - July 12, 2012
This version contains new methods of profiles lofting and extrusions, more options for 2D drawing in 3D space, support of ISO228 pipe threads and improvements of 2D threads exported from 3D views. In 2D, the new version has rebuild layer management. There are further significant improvements in user interface.
VariCAD 2012-1.08 - February 26,2012
This version contains multiple new configurations - options for mouse wheel, middle mouse button, step back within commands, and especially configuration of tool-bars, possibility to redefine shortcut keys (Ctrl+...), drawing of 2D arrows together with texts as complete objects (used often in dimensioning), and finished complete input of 2D dimensions from DWG/DXF (2D dimensions remain fully editable).
VariCAD 2012-1.03 - November 28,2011
This new version contains significant improvements in graphic interface (optional usage of larger icons and larger dialog text size for monitors with higher resolution), improved and rebuilt 2D printing dialogue, new 2D dimensioning and editing of dimensions, further improvements in DWG/DXF interface and STEP interface, new batch printing module, lots of improvements in interface (especially more options in right-click pop-up menus).
VariCAD 2011-1.10 - July 14, 2011
This new version contains rebuilt and significantly better DWG/DXF interface, new or changed 2D functions, better support of 2D NURBS objects (splines), significantly improved user interface and improved STEP input.
VariCAD 2010 3.0 Released - Nov 1, 2010
New VariCAD 2010 3.0 brings substantial improvements in STEP file import and includes a number of minor improvements.
The current version is 2010 3.03.
New VariCAD 2010 2.0 Released - May 24, 2010
New feature enhancements have been implemented in this latest version, including geometric constraints among entire solids, improvements in geometric constraints among solid elements, advanced tools for working with Boolean trees, significantly improved user interface, improved DWG import, etc.
VariCAD 2010 Released - Nov 30, 2009
The latest developments see further emphasis on end-user productivity. Version 2010 1.0 introduces improved user-interface, giving users a possibility to set a way of invoking commands. New enhancements also include improved solid transformation, additional options for editing solids, improved STEP file compatibility, changes in 2D that simplify the process of creating 2D drawings, etc.
New VariCAD 2009 2.0 Released - Sept 10, 2009
Just a few months after the launch of VariCAD 2009 1.0, a new major version with support for parameters and geometric constraints, there is a new release: VariCAD 2009.2.0.
The latest version features a number of new enhancements, including: significant improvements in the geometric constraint module, parameters and geometric constraints within solid creation profiles, parameters for angles within a Boolean tree, improvements in solid insertion and transformation, improvements in selection of solid parts, etc.
New VariCAD 2009 1.0 Released - July 28, 2009
The new VariCAD 2009 1.x contains support for parameters and geometric constraints, enhanced possibilities for insertion and transformation of solids, new
possibilities for editing shells, improvements in STEP and DWG compatibility.
The latest version 2009 1.06 is available also in the Japanese language.
VariCAD 2008 3.0 Released - Dec 10, 2008
VariCAD 2008 3.0x uses Unicode, and supports using fonts from additional languages (e.g. Japanese, Chinese, Russian etc.) and special characters. This new version also brings improved DWG and DXF compatibility, more convenient system settings, improved BOM, etc.
VariCAD 2008 2.0 Just Released - Jun 24,.2008
VariCAD 2008 2.0 is available in both 32 and 64-bit versions. The new release brings a possibility of using 2D tools in 3D space for editing profiles of 3D solids and creation of new solids, improvements in 2D drawing, working with colors and color settings and in 3D display and objects selection.
New VariCAD 2008 Available - 28.2.2008
The new VariCAD 2008 includes many other features and useful improvements, such as support for 3D threads, improvements in shells and surface development, new 3D kernel capabilities, a new tool for spherical solids, new BOM and title blocks' features, further improved STEP file compatibility, a possibility of setting antialiasing for better display in 3D (graphic card settings), etc.
VariCAD 2007 3.03 Update for Linux - 16.11.2007
Today, we released updated packages of VariCAD 2007 3.03. They allow running VariCAD on another distributions of Linux (e.g. Ubuntu 7.10, etc.), which the software could not have been run on so far. The new packages are available for download.
VariCAD 2007 3.00 Released - 9.10.2007
The new VariCAD 2007 3.00 includes a completely rebuilt BOM (work with attributes, automatic title blocks filling etc.), improved user interface, new improvements in STEP and DWG file compatibility, a further extended tutorial and quick demonstration, and more. A free 30-day trial version is available for download.
New VariCAD 2007 2.01 Released - 1.6.2007
The new VariCAD 2007 2.01 brings many useful improvements, which include completely new tools for 3D shells, 3D pipelines and 3D wires, a substantially improved 3D editing function allowing more complex editing, significantly improved STEP file import, new 3D checking functions, an extended tutorial and quick demonstration with new Flash examples, etc. To evaluate the latest version of VariCAD, download a free 30-day trial version.
New VariCAD 2007 1.08 Available - 6.2.2007
VariCAD is now ready for Windows Vista. The latest VariCAD 2007 1.08 can be run on Windows 2000/XP/Vista or Linux as well. This new release also brings another minor improvements. For your evaluation, there are free 30-day trial version available.
VariCAD 2007 1.05 Released - 29.12.2006
This new version of VariCAD includes tools for assembly support (assembly-part links), identical copies (allowing to make the same changes to several solids at once), support for 2D drawing updates after changes in 3D, and other improvements.
New VariCAD 2007 Available - 28.9.2006
This new version of VariCAD contains rebuilt 3D kernel, which brings significant improvements - especially in filleting 3D edges and input of 3D STEP files. Moreover, this release includes many other minor improvements. Free trial versions for both Windows and Linux are available for download.
VariCAD 2005 3.00 Released - 8.6.2006
The new Linux version has been significantly rebuilt. Unlike the previous Linux versions of VariCAD, the new VariCAD 2005 3.00 requires less dependencies on system files. It allows running the software on more distributions of Linux. Compared with the previous version, VariCAD 2005 3.00 brings also another improvements (e.g. new high-resolution bitmap output from 3D, new user-defined default settings, improved file opening, dimensioning, user interface etc.). The new version 3.00 is available also for Windows.
VariCAD 2005 2.02 Available - 6.3.2006
New VariCAD 2005 2.02 brings another improvements (e.g. new high-resolution bitmap output from 3D, improved user-defined default settings, further improved file opening, etc.). At the same time a new updated version of VariCAD Viewer was released. They both are available for download. At the moment the new VariCAD 2005 2.02 is available for Windows. The Linux version with the above improvements should be released soon.
New Tutorial for VariCAD 2005 - 9.1.2006
Shorten your learning curve. Learn how to use VariCAD's tools and commands to create your models or drawings. The tutorial newly included in the online manual helps you to understand the most effective ways of design. See tutorial or quick demonstration of what can be found in the tutorial.
New VariCAD 2005 2.00 Available - 7.12.2005
A new VariCAD 2005 2.00 bringing significant improvements was released today. It includes substantially improved functionality with multiple documents (files), new STL file output, new options for copying objects (both between drawings and within the drawing), and more. To evaluate the latest VariCAD 2005 2.00, download your free trial version.
Linux version of VariCAD supports STEP files, too - 18.11.2005
The new VariCAD 2005 1.15 enables also the Linux users of VariCAD to import and export STEP (3D) files. Now the Linux version includes the same features as Windows one. Download a free trial version for your evaluation or upgrade your current version of VariCAD.
Free VariCAD Viewer, VariCAD 2005 1.14 Update - 21.10.2005
VariCAD Viewer is a feature-limited version of VariCAD allowing your business partners to view and print the drawings created in this 3D/2D CAD system. It is available for free. At the same time a new VariCAD 2005 1.14 Update bringing another minor improvements was released. Both VariCAD Viewer and VariCAD 2005 1.14 are available for download.
New VariCAD 2005 1.12 Released - 28.9.2005
The release improves STEP file import, including much better import of the files created by systems using Parasolid (e.g. SolidWorks etc.). These improvements currently concern the users running VariCAD on Windows. For Linux users, this new release mainly brings improved dynamic view manipulation (zoom, pan and view rotation using the mouse).
VariCAD 2005 1.11 Available - 19.7.2005
A new VariCAD 2005 1.11 bringing new features and improvements was released today. It features new tools for surface development (sheet metal unbending) and crash tests (interferences), a new option for 3D view rotation, and other improvements. Download a free trial version for your evaluation or upgrade your current version of VariCAD.
VariCAD 2005 for another distributions of Linux - 15.7.2005
Now VariCAD 2005 can be run also on SUSE LINUX 9.3, Fedora Core 3, Fedora Core 4, RedHat Enterprise 4, Mandriva Linux 10.1 and Mandriva Linux LE2005. New versions of VariCAD 2005 1.10 for these supported distributions of Linux were released today, and are available for download.
VariCAD 2005 1.09 Update for Windows - 9.6.2005
VariCAD 2005 1.09 Update featuring another minor improvements (e.g. further improved STEP import) was released today. Download the latest updated version of this 3D/2D CAD software.
New VariCAD 2005 for Linux Released - 9.6.2005
VariCAD 2005 with a new 3D kernel is now available also for Linux. This new version brings significant enhancements, such as better 3D object displaying, more convenient 3D positioning and solid editing, improved snapping and object selection in 3D, improved filleting, easier and faster creation of 2D drawing from 3D views, and much more. The new kernel also makes VariCAD very stable... Another enhancements can be expected soon.
New VariCAD 2005 for Windows Released - 1.4.2005
VariCAD 2005 with a new 3D kernel was released today. This very new version brings significant enhancements, such as better 3D object displaying, 3D STEP file import (AP203 and AP214), improved filleting, more convenient 3D positioning and solid editing, easier and faster creation of 2D drawing from 3D views, improved snapping and object selection in 3D, and much more. The new kernel also makes VariCAD very stable.
VariCAD for SUSE LINUX 9.2 and Fedora Core 3 - 16.11.2004
Now VariCAD can be run also on the latest SUSE LINUX 9.2 and Fedora Core 3. Free 30-day trial versions of our 3D CAD program for these supported supported distributions of Linux are available for download from our download page.
VariCAD for Mandrakelinux 10.1 - 27.09.2004
New rpm for the latest Mandrakelinux 10.1 has just been launched. To evaluate this 3D CAD program on the new version of Mandrakelinux, download a free 30-day trial version of VariCAD 9.0-2.3.
VariCAD Update for Windows - 28.5.2004
VariCAD 9.0-2.3 Update for Windows (98/NT/2000/XP) has just been launched. To upgrade your current VariCAD version to the latest VariCAD 9.0-2.3, log into your user account for information on your upgrade validity. For information on this 3D CAD program, see the description page.
VariCAD for SUSE LINUX 9.1 and Fedora Core 2 - 28.5.2004
New versions for SUSE LINUX 9.1 and Fedora Core 2 were released today. If you intend to run the latest VariCAD 9.0-2.3 on one of these platforms, download your free 30-day trial version to evaluate this 3D/2D mechanical CAD software.
VariCAD 9.0-2.2 Update Released - 10.4.2004
VariCAD 9.0-2.2 Update for both Windows (98/NT/2000/XP) and Linux (Fedora Core 1, Mandrake 9.1, 9.2 and 10.0, RedHat 9, RedHat Enterprise 3.0, SuSE 8.2 and 9.0) has just been released. Now it supports also AutoCAD 2004 DWG file format. To evaluate the latest updated version of this 3D/2D mechanical CAD software, download it from download page. To upgrade your current VariCAD version go to your user account for information on your upgrade validity.
New versions for SUSE LINUX 9.0 and Fedora Core 1 - 24.11.2003
New versions for SUSE LINUX 9.0 and Fedora Core 1 have been released. If you are looking for a powerful 3D/2D mechanical CAD program for one of these supported platforms, download your free 30-day trial version of the latest VariCAD 184.108.40.206.
New VariCAD 220.127.116.11 Released - 18.6.2003
VariCAD 18.104.22.168 for both Windows and Linux has just been launched. Now you can get familiar with our 3D CAD program and learn efficient ways to use the tools even faster. To shorten the learning curve, you can use our tutorial included in this latest release. To upgrade your current VariCAD version go to your personal account for information on your upgrade validity.
RPMs for RedHat 9 and RedHat Enterprise released - 20.5.2003
New RPMs for RedHat Linux 9 and RedHat Enterprise Linux have been released. If you use one of these platforms, download your free 30-day trial version of the latest VariCAD 22.214.171.124, and evaluate all powerful features of this 3D/2D mechanical CAD system.
VariCAD 9.0 released - 10.2.2003
A new VariCAD 9.0 for both Windows and Linux has just been released. It features substantially improved 3D IGES export, 3D STEP export (now Windows version), smooth rendering, and more. Free trial version of this 3D/2D mechanical CAD program is available.
VariCAD 8.2-0.4 update - 1.10.2002
VariCAD 126.96.36.199 updated version for Windows 98/NT/2000/XP and Linux (RedHat, Mandrake, SuSE) has just been released.
VariCAD 8.2-0.2 update - 19.7.2002
VariCAD 188.8.131.52 updated version for both Windows and Linux operating systems (including KDE3 version) has just been released. It features another new improvements.
VariCAD 8.2 released - 5.5.2002
VariCAD announces the release of its 3D mechanical CAD software - VariCAD 8.2. The compact CAD software for Windows and Linux includes extended libraries of mechanical parts (ANSI, DIN) and other improvements.