Apply frame in Domus.Cad 22

As described in the article Parametric frames in Domus.Cad 22, there are two ways to apply frames to openings: Parametric frames and Apply Frame. For the details of the first method, we refer to the article, in this one we talk about the second. Apply frame is a function that can be used from the…


Domus.Cad Pro 4 – Innovation

The first version of Domus.Cad was released in 1990, when the word BIM did not yet exist, but the program already implemented all its important features. The program has grown a lot over the years, always maintaining its simplicity and speed of use, the new Domus.Cad Pro 4 is the most important update in 30…


DigiCad 3D 10 – Innovation in photogrammetry and cartography

DigiCad 3D is an architectural and aerial photogrammetry, cartography and mapping program born in 1987 and continuously renewed to follow the developments of the technique. We started from graphics tablets and large digitizers to get to drones and the future is not over yet.

To better meet new needs and new technological challenges, the program has been completely rewritten, both as a user interface and as an analytical code, using a cross-platform development system with advanced features and including new software technologies.


CAD File Converter 4 – New version

CAD File Converter‘s main purpose is to find its way among the various formats and versions of documents generated by Autodesk’s AutoCad and by numerous other programs using DXF, DWG, DWF, DXB and PDF formats.

CAD File Converter is a simple, easy-to-use tool that increases compatibility among the various CAD programmes, including between different versions of the same programme, as well as visualising and printing various drawing formats.


From Google Maps to Domus.Cad with Map2Cad

Map2Cad is a module of Domus.Cad Pro and Std, which enables you to import both satellite and road maps from Google Maps.

Maps are imported with actual measurements and represented in the video scale selected in Domus.Cad.

The main features of Map2Cad are:

  • Internal browser for viewing maps, with the Google Maps functions integrated
  • Import of maps
  • Managing a list of maps
  • Inserting the maps from the list into Domus.Cad
  • Maps are imported with actual measurements

The use of Map2Cad is very simple and allows for the integration of each of the Google maps features in Domus, including search functions, display choices, street view and more.

When you choose Map2Cad from the Domus.Cad Modules menu, the following dialog box appears:image01

On the left, a list of previously imported maps appears.


Domus.Cad 2.1 – New features

Version 2.1 of Domus.Cad Pro and Std, a complete BIM, parametric architectural 3D CAD, was released.

Major novelties include:
  • New “smart” inspector
  • OpenBim IFC 2×3 support
  • DXF, DWG, DWF and SVG import/export improvements
  • New RoofTiles module for creating 3D roof tiles
  • New Super2Dto3D module for easy and fast converting a 2D drawing to 3D model
  • New Map2Cad module for getting maps from Google Maps
  • SuperPipe and SupeRot improvements
  • Optimization for new operating system
  • New documentation with several movies
  • ..and many more

See details below.


Geo-Tec B 8 – Tiebacks and new interface

The new version 8 of Geo-Tec B is out with important new functions.

Geo-Tec B allows the verification of stratified slopes in the presence of water beds and loads. Some characteristics are graphic insertion of slope geometry, circular and generic sliding surfaces, stabilization with reinforced zones, pilings and tiebacks, submersed slopes and many others.

See below a detailed descriptions of some of the novelties of the new version 8.


Domus.Cad – Things to look for

We’re presenting here a list of “things to look for” specifically aimed at those with experience of other CAD programs who might appreciate special guidance for Domus.Cad. The following points highlight specific areas and draw attention to what makes the program unique compared to others.


Young professional – 50% start-up discount on software

Most software manufacturers – and some hardware ones, too – offer what is known in the trade as “education prices” to students, teachers and educational establishments. We at Interstudio, for many years now, have offered integral versions of our programs (updates and technical support included) to the world of education, at what is effectively “cost-price”.…