Graebert announces ARES Commander 2015 – 2D/3DCAD software for Windows, Mac and Linux

Graebert-LogoNoida, UP, December 16,  2014: Graebert India, a fully owned subsidiary of Graebert GmbH, the pioneer in developing high-performance CAD solutions acrossdesktop and mobile devices – today announced the availability of its acclaimed ARES Commander 2015 – 2D/3D CAD software on all three desktop operating systems: Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X and Linux.

Graebert has also recently unveiled the next–generation ARES Touch 2015, the world’s first true CAD solution for Google Android being shipped in early 2015.Graebert developed ARES CAD technology, available in 14 languages, is being used by millions of design professionals in more than 40 countries.

“ARES Commander 2015 is by far the most feature-rich software solution we’ve ever released,” said Wilfried Graebert, founder and CEO and Graebert GmbH. “We are very excited not only by this announcement, but also ARES Touch 2015 and ARES Mechanical – 2015 will see Graebert further extending its lead as a world-class CAD provider.” 

Priced at a Maximum Retail Price (MRP) of INR 55,000/-, a perpetual license of ARES Commander includes one year of Graebert Subscription, with access to upgrades, e-mail support and use of LicenseToGo.

Users have the option to either renew the subscription after one year or they may opt for purchase of an upgrade for afraction of the price of the full license. New pricing options include an annual plan that is inclusive of a flex license option that allows licenses to be shared across any OS or to be borrowed asneeded.

30-day free software downloads for Windows (32- and 64-bit), OS X and Linux 64-bit, as well as videos,social media information and additional documentation may be found at www.graebert.in.

Major new features in this updated – version include:

  • ARES Touch for Android

The first DWG-based full CAD software for Android tablets, include a unique UI/UX specificallyadapted for touch-based inputs. Files are easily synchronized via Dropbox or Google Drive or shared by email. ARES Touch is being made available complimentary on purchase of a license of ARESCommander.

  • LicenseToGo

LicenseToGo, included with the Graebert subscription offers license to activate your subscription on multiple computers under same different OS (Windows, Mac OS X or Linux)without having to buy a Flex (network). The Graebert LicenseToGo remains active for up to 5 daysand can be easily renewed from any PC in use.

  • Dynamic blocks – Grips editing

Edit dynamic blocks inserted in a DWG drawing by other CAD software such as

AutoCAD. Grips enables to dynamically and interactively modify the “intelligent” blocks and eventually reinsert them in the drawing.

  • 2D Constraints

Add intelligence to your drawings with the new Constraints Design Solver (CDS) from

Spatial Corp. (a DassaultSystèmes company) integrated in ARES Commander.Geometric constraints help you to define selected entities that should remain parallel, perpendicular and tangent. Dimensional constraints allow you to lock a length, define a scale factor between entities or even enter a formula to define a length. After defining such constraints, the CDS solver will dynamically update your drawing when you makeany modification by recalculating the incidence on the other elements.

  • Editing Tables

Click inside a Table cell or launch the command EditTableCell and you will get a toolbarwith all the options to insert, resize, merge or delete cells, rows and columns.

  • Dimension palette

Create or click on a dimension and you will see a contextual toolbar to easily and quicklychange its formatting and properties.

  • Advanced in-place text editing

The Notes (MText) command has been improved with a new Paragraph options dialog todefine

Advanced formatting just as you do in a word processor but right inside your drawings. The new Stack dialog helps you create fractions and tolerances in your text.

  • PowerTrim

Trim multiple entities by moving your mouse around – just describe a path with your mouse and ARES will trim while you move.

  • QuickModify

Use only one command to perform multiple actions on the same selection of entities: move, rotate, scale and/or copy without leaving the command.

  • Bonus tools

DiscardDuplicates deletes duplicate entities.

ExplodeBlockX explodes blocks or tables and converts attributes in text.

  • CustomPaperSize

Add or remove custom paper sizes for the ARES virtual printers in order to export to PDF, JPG, DWF and other formats.

  • Customizable Ribbon

Customize the tabs and panels of the Ribbon to group the tools you need and like. You may also create your own workspaces. Ofcourse, you can switch back to traditional menus and toolbars if you prefer.

  • Free plugin – OnlineMaps powered by ESRI

Powered by the acclaimed ArcGIS Online solution from ESRI, this free plugin lets you download geo-referenced images from any address you enter in the search bar. You can choose satellite images, street maps, topographical maps and more.

  • Free plugin – Cadenas

Get instant access from a panel inside ARES to millions of free parts from hundreds of manufacturers and insert them as blocks in your DWG drawings.

  • Support for Linux 64 bits versions

Now, Support is extended to the 64 bit versions of Linux. ARES Commander is tested for the following distributions: Ubuntu, Debian, Suse Linux and Fedora.

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