SharkCAD Pro v11 (Upgrade from SharkCAD v10 and Shark LT and Shark FX any version) - DVD in Sleeve – Macintosh/ Windows

SharkCAD Pro v11 (Upgrade from SharkCAD v10 and Shark LT and Shark FX any version) - DVD in Sleeve – Macintosh/ Windows

SharkCAD Pro v11 with Powerpack v11 (Upgrade from ViaCAD Pro any version) - Download – Macintosh

SharkCAD Pro v11 with Powerpack v11 (Upgrade from ViaCAD Pro any version) - Download – Macintosh

SharkCAD Pro v11 with PowerPack v11 (Upgrade from ViaCAD Pro any version) - Download – Windows

Bundle and Save when you buy SharkCAD Pro v11 with PowerPack v11! PowerPack v11 brings over 70 new tools to the existing functionality of SharkCAD v11 including tools to repair and validate models for 3D printing. Buy now and Save!

SharkCAD Pro delivers the flexibility of mesh-based modeling to help you go quickly from idea to 3D concept. The power of SharkCAD's precision solid modeling and drafting toolsets make it perfect for designing objects and parts, manufacturing, and prototyping projects. The addition of PowerPack brings you a robust collection of utility tools and tools to prepare designs for 3D printing.

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Punch! SharkCAD Pro v11

The Professional CAD Software for Everyone 

Get ready for a new world of CAD design capabilities. SharkCAD Pro revolutionizes 3D design for printing, rendering, animation, and precise manufacturing. 

NEW FEATURES AND TOOLS IN SHARKCAD PRO v11

  • 2D Dimension and Constraints
  • Markup and Redline Tools 
  • Batch File Processing 
  • New Translators :  3MF, SVG
  • Updated SolidWorks, SolidEdge, NX, and Inventor translators
  • Updated modeling engine from Dassault’s
  • Stopped Chamfer
  • Edge Treatments (Round, Bullnose, Ogee, Dupont, Custom)
  • Centerline Skinning
  • Surface Laws
  • Tool Icon Sizing
  • Layer Duplicate
  • GD&T Dimensioning
  • Simplify Curves (lines ->circles, arcs, splines, ellipses)
  • Texture Import for SketchUP, 3DS, OBJ
  • LightWorks PhotoRender Support of Imported Textures
  • Printing Support for Imported Textures
  • Support for Mac OS 10.14 (Mojave)
  • OBJ export normal processing updates 
  • SketchUp Import & Export updated to support 2018 format
  • DWG/DXF Import & Export updated to support 2018 format
  • VRML texture support


Usability 

Experience SharkCAD Pro, a premiere 2D and 3D CAD design software available at a fraction of the cost of comparable programs. With SharkCAD Pro at your fingertips you can create and render precise 3D prototypes, architectural plans, woodworking projects, and anything else your imagination is drawn to. SharkCAD Pro is perfect for engineers, drafters, artists, mad scientists, and anyone else looking to turn a concept into a reality. Fabricating your projects is also incredibly easy – our 3D printing tools allow you to export to Shapeways or print on your own. Simply stated – for whatever project you have in mind, you can always rely on SharkCAD Pro's precise and intuitive CAD design tools. 

Modeling in 3D with SharkCAD Pro 

SharkCAD Pro is a highly versatile design product that revolutionizes the ease of 3D content creation, suitable for prototypes, 3D printing, rendering, animation, and precise manufacturing, all within one seamlessly integrated package. Some of these advanced 3D design tools are:

  • History Based/Feature Tree for Rapid Iterations
  • Direct face editing for designing independent of history tree
  • Constant and variable radius blending and chamfering
  • Twist, bend, boss, hole, boolean, and shell features
  • Mass properties and interference checking
  • Automatic 3D to 2D Drawing Generation
  • Rendering and Animation 

Key Features 

  • Native Translators Updated: 

SharkCAD Windows supports native translators for SolidWorks, SolidEdge, NX, Inventor, ProE, and CATIA.  These translators are now updated to support newer versions. 

  • Modeling Kernel Updated:

Dassault’s ACIS geometry engine was updated, addressing performance and stability issues for core functions such as booleans, shelling, blending, chamfering, skinning, and lofting. 

  • 2D Dimension and Constraints: 

SharkCAD now supports the D-Cubed Constraint Solver to manage 13+ dimension and geometric relationships between 2D shapes including tangent, coincident, and concentric conditions. These relationships are used to remember design intent of 2D sketches, which typically drive 3D solids. Modifying any object within a system of constraints will update all other dependent objects accordingly. 

  • Centerline Skinning: 

The Skinning tools have extended support for centerline paths.   Centerline paths allow you to control the flow between skin sections resulting in less sections needed to describe complex shapes. 

  • LightWorks PhotoRender Support of Imported Textures: 

Texture materials imported using the OBJ, 3MF, 3DS, and SketchUp data translators are now recognized using the photo rendering features of SharkCAD including screen renders as well as high resolution output files. 

  • High Resolution Printing with Textures: 

Utilizing special features in our photo rendering tools, 3D models with textures now support high resolution prints. 

  • 3D Print Tools

SharkCAD Pro includes 3D printing tools to prepare and validate designs to make them 3D printer ready. The printing tools will check for common errors that will save you time and money.

For additional printing tools to repair your designs plus even more modeling tools, be sure to check-out the PowerPack v11 add-on. It adds over 70 tools to SharkCAD Pro v11.

  • Surface From Laws: 

The surface from laws tool enables the creation of NURB shapes using parametric formulas.  Custom shapes such as paraboloids, barrel/hour glass springs, twisted tubes, and strips are now possible plus over 20 examples to spur the imagination. 

  • Stopped Chamfer: 

This new feature replaces a corner edge with a bevel, typically for decorative purpose. The bevel starts and ends along the edge by a user specified distances. 

  • Edge Treatments: 

Apples special edge treatments such as coves, rounds, Ogee, and Bullnose with support for parameters such as beads and offsets. 

  • Simplify Curves: 

Convert lines and polylines to arcs, circles, ellipses, and splines.  Useful for sharing data with plasma or water jet CNC systems or efficient extrusion into 3D solids. 

  • 3MF Import:  

The 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF) is a 3D printing format that allows design applications to send full-fidelity 3D models to other applications, platforms, services, and printers.  Supported by 3D Systems, AutoDesk, and Microsoft, this new V11 file format is in a position to be the long-term replacement of the STL. 

  • SVG Import:

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format for two-dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation. The SVG specification provides an alternative vector format to Adobe Illustrator. 

  • Tool Icon Sizing:

You can now modify a tool palette to use larger or smaller icons. Right click on the tool bar header to display a popup menu for “Change Icon Size”. This menu now provides options for 64, 32, 24 and 16 pixel sized icons. The default icon size is 32x32.

  • Layer Duplicate: 

A new command to duplicate a layer and all the objects in that layer is now available through Concept Explorer. To access this command, place your cursor over the layer you want to duplicate, right click, and select the Duplicate command.

  • Woodworking & Architectural Tools:

SharkCAD Pro includes tools to speed up woodworking designs. You can quickly create otherwise tedious joints such as Dado joints and miter joints. The furniture that you design might just be for your new house or office. The plans for those buildings can be created with SharkCAD Pro as well as 3D Views.

 

CAD Features found in SharkCAD Pro vs ViaCAD Pro 

SharkCAD Pro has more capabilities, features and tools than ViaCAD Pro including more advanced 3D modeling tools, precise/automatic 2D drawing generation, high end native interoperability solutions, and rendering/animation options. 

Features Included in SharkCAD Pro:

  • Native Translators: SolidWorks, NX, ParaSolids, CATIA V5/V6, SolidEdge, and Inventor Import (PC Only)
  • Precise Model to Sheet for Automatic 2D Drawing Generation

  • Flex License that includes Mac and PC single use / multiple installs (home, work, laptop, desktop)
  • Boolean Edge Treatments
  • Cover Surface with Guides
  • Skin Surface with Guides
  • Loft Surface with Guides
  • Tangent Surface Cover
  • Tangent Surface Cover with Guides
  • Lofted Solid with Guides
  • Rib
  • Lip
  • Flanges
  • Three faces blends
  • G2 Continuous curvature blends
  • Thumbweight blending
  • Deform by Pressure, To Point, To Curve
  • Sketch Rendering
  • Poster Size PhotoRender Exports
  • Strip, Area, and Dome Light Objects
  • Animation Tools

 

Superior Interoperability & Collaboration Tools 

Complementing the extensive 3D content creation tools, Shark provides the user with an unprecedented number of formats to share 3D content, which is especially valuable when working in diverse design environments. Add to the modeling power of Shark a collection of photo-realistic rendering and animation tools that bring your designs to life for web activities and presentations.

GD&T and markup tools allow users to more effectively work in a group environment. Users can review and "redline" drawings using SharkCAD and track changes using Shark's markup labeling system.

SharkCAD Pro supports over 25 file formats including SAT, IGES, STEP, STL, OBJ, VRML, and DXF/DWG, making it highly interoperable with other popular CAD/CAM/CAE platforms. 

  • Includes 25 file formats to share your designs
  • Includes STL export for 3D printing
  • Native Translators: SolidWorks, NX, ParaSolids, CATIA V5/V6, SolidEdge, and Inventor Import (PC Only) 
Sample Projects Created With SharkCAD Pro 

We Have Your Back 

From the no-strings-attached Free Trial all the way to SharkCAD Pro, all of our CAD products are designed to grow with our users. Files are always interoperable and we offer a discounted upgrade path and an optional PowerPack add-on that push your software to new heights (without making you pay a monthly subscription fee). Toss in our tutorials, free technical support, and active forum and know a helping hand is always close by. You can dip your toe or jump right in, the Punch suite of computer aided design programs will always be right there along with you.

 

Powerpack v11

PowerPack brings over 70 new tools to the existing functionality of SharkCAD Pro v11. Prepare and perfect your CAD designs for 3D Printing. PowerPack offers a collection 3D printing repair tools, new modeling tools and general utilities that will increase productivity and make your existing and future designs 3D Printer ready. Example tools include auto repair for dangling vertices, stitch triangles, double and collapsed face removal, correction of simple holes, plus repair for mesh, curves, surfaces and solids, and more! Strengthen your work and increase your efficiency with PowerPack v11.

3D Printing Tools

Check, repair and validate models for 3D printing

3D Print Check:

This tool checks a part for print viability, displaying warnings or errors to the user.

Surface Normals Check:

Facet normals define the inside and outside areas of a part. If facet normals are pointing the wrong way, the 3D printer may have problems creating the part. If you have a normals issue, there are several commands that can help you fix this problem.

Overhang Analysis:

The Overhang Analysis tool provides a means to visually inspect modeling areas that may require structural support for 3D printing. Meshes, surfaces and solids facets normals are compared to the work plane direction. Angles that are less or equal to 45 degrees are highlighted as red.

Wall Thickness:

The Wall Thickness Analysis tool provides a means to visually inspect modeling areas that may be too thin for 3D printing. Meshes, surfaces, and solids facets are examined using ray intersections.

PreviewSlices:

The Preview Slices tool provides a user interface to slice models given a direction and thickness. The dialog box allows for animation through the slices and single stepping. One use of the Preview Slice tool is to verify a part has closed, non-overlapping sections, a requirement for 3D printing. The Save Slices option provides several options to save slices to DXF, STL or add the results directly into your drawing.

Auto Position:

The Auto Position tool translates the model to the positive x, y coordinate system at z = 0.

Support Structure:

Manually adds geometry to support material as it is created by the 3D printer. Support structures controls, include Attach Radius, Midpoint Radius, Base Radius, Base Thickness and Drag base and mid points to modify structure location.

Show Printer Volume:

Toggles the boundary of the default 3D Printer. The volume is defined within the Printer Definitions dialog box.

Printer Definitions:

Sets key parameters of the 3D printer, including length, width and height of the volume accessible by the printer. The parameters in the Printer Definitions dialog box are used for commands such as 3D Print Check and Auto Position.

General Utilities

A collection of tools for manipulating entity attributes.

NEW Spur Gear Generator

Creates a Spur Gear based on number of teeth, module, pressure angle, clearance, and involute samples. In addition to creating the 2D curve outline of the gear, an extruded 3D solid model is added to the drawing.

NEW Mesh to Analytic to convert mesh data into precise solids

Converts manifold, water tight, facetted models into solid models with options to simplify into analytical shapes. Suitable for converting low polygon models (<100K) into solids for modeling operations as well sharing to other apps using STEP and IGES translators.

Unroll

Unroll will flatten a developable surface such as a ruled surface into a shape that lies in the XY plane.

HeightMap to 3D Mesh

The HeightMap to 3D Mesh tool will convert a 2D image into a 3D object.
The height is extracted from the color components by applying a grayscale conversion and mapping the results into a user supplied height value.

Select Same

The Select Same tool provides mask options for selecting objects including:

  • Shape
  • Color
  • Entity Type
  • Line Font
  • Text Font

Assorted Colors:

The Assorted Colors tool assigns up to 20 colors per group of entities selected. The tool is useful for visually identifying file import and other individual parts.

AutoLayer:

AutoLayer is a tool that will automatically assign an entity to a layer based on the same shape or by entity name. Use AutoLayer to help organize files imported from other applications that do not support layering.

Preview Layers:

The Preview Layers utility provides a user interface to rapidly step through layers. The play button will animate through the layer start and end region. The step forward and backward buttons manually provide control through the layers.

Change File Units:

There are many file formats that do not contain unit settings that include STL, OBJ, PLY, 3DS and older DXF files. The Change File Units command allows you to quickly change a file scale based on Units or Scale Factor.

Show Only By Name:

The Show Only by Name tool displays just the entity with the provided name. This tool changes the Show/Hide flags of the entity.

Rename:

The Rename tool provides a way to rename large number of entities. This tool is especially useful for renaming entities imported from external applications. For example, Inventor attaches the full assembly representation to the part name.

Spell Check:

The Spell Check examines all visible text for possible misspellings and provides suggestions.

Isolate Layer:

The Isolate Layer command sets the display layers to objects you select.

Curve, Surface, and Solid Modeling Tools

Repair profile, simplify profile, show surface free edges, remove duplicate entities, remove zero length curves, simplify solid

Mesh Tools

Mesh analysis, auto repair, show mesh free edges, remove collapsed facets, identify overlaps, remove duplicate facets, fix flipped normal, weld vertices, remove unused vertices, rebuild normal, close simple holes, rebuild normal, flip on normal, delete facets, combine, split by select, make vertices planar, remove slivers

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System Requirements

Windows®: Recommended Requirements: Windows® 7, Windows® 8, and Windows® 10¹, 64 Bit Intel® Pentium® or AMD® Athlon™ class processor, 8 GB of hard disk space, 4 GB of RAM, An OpenGL/DirectX9 compliant video card with 256MB of dedicated RAM, Mouse Pointing Device (wheel button recommended), DVD-ROM Drive. Internet connection required².

¹ Program compatibility is not guaranteed for later operating systems.

²User is responsible for all Internet access fees and phone charges.

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