When you want 2D and 3D CAD software that’s easy to use, yet absolutely precise, that’s Graphite. Formerly known as Vellum®, Graphite offers extremely powerful, precision wire-frame drafting with the elegant ease-of-use that makes it productive even when only used occasionally. Running on Mac and Windows, Graphite provides an interface that lets creative people get the job done without worrying about how to run their software.
New in this version
2 to 25 times faster on zooms, pans and moves, things users do most
Support for the latest operating systems including Mac 10.14 Mojave and Windows 10
Support for the latest DXF/DWG up to AutoCAD 2019
New informative file import window
Alignment setting for hatch origins
Symbol access for text boxes including ±, ° and Ø
Various bug fixes and enhancements of existing features
Features and benefits
Unique Working Environment featuring Organic Workflow™
Effortless and Fast Precision Drafting
Easier to Learn and Faster to Use
Accurate 2D and 3D Drafting to 16 Digits
Intuitive Vellum® Interface
Revolutionary Vellum® Drafting Assistant for Intelligent Snaps and Automatic Alignments in X, Y, and Z
Unique Hybrid Mac/Windows, Office/Home Licensing
Draw Order Control by Arrange Menu or Layer Dialog
Advanced 2D and 3D Equation-driven Parametrics
Intelligent, Parametric Symbols from any Geometry
Multiple Sheet/Model Drawings
Over 10,000 Architectural and Mechanical Symbols with Preview Panel
Multiple Dynamic Scaled, Oriented & Detail Views
Vector Import/Export Translators Including PDF, Precision DXF/DWG and IGES
Bill of Materials
2D Analysis: Area, CG, Moments
Enlarged Text and Icons for Easy Viewing
Unicode Core Base
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