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

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

SharkCAD Pro v11 (Upgrade from SharkCAD Pro any version) - DVD in Sleeve – Macintosh/ Windows

SharkCAD Pro v11 (Upgrade from SharkCAD Pro any version) - DVD in Sleeve – Macintosh/ Windows

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

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

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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. 


  • 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


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.


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System Requirements

Macintosh® - Recommended Requirements: Macintosh® OS 10.10 or higher¹, x64 Intel® Mac®, 4GB free hard drive space, 1GB RAM or greater, 256MB VRAM, Mouse Pointing Device (wheel button recommended), DVD-ROM Drive.

¹SharkCAD Pro 11 MAC requires a machine with an operating system using x64 (64-Bit) architecture.

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