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Ashlar-Vellum CAD & 3D Modeling News 2009

For information concerning Ashlar-Vellum, please contact: Julie Bou, +1 512 250-2186 x1130.

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Ashlar-Vellum™ Releases Cobalt™, Xenon™ & Argon™ version 8 Service Pack 2

October 29, 2009, Austin, TX. Ashlar-Vellum announced today the release of Service Pack 2 for Cobalt, Xenon and Argon version 8, their trio of products for precision 3D modeling, drafting and photo-realistic rendering.

The highlights of v8 SP 2 include:

  • Non photo-realistic sketch rendering
  • Layer sets
  • User-defined stroke shortcuts to activate any menu command or icon
  • Easy access to tutorials and sample files through the menus
  • A host of minor enhancements and bug fixes
  • Support for Windows 7 and Mac Snow Leopard

“Sketch rendering completes the v8 road map,” commented Robert Bou, president of Ashlar-Vellum. “This valuable feature sells for hundreds of dollars as an add-on from many of our competitors. We also added many user-requested refinements to round out the v8 packages for Cobalt, Xenon and Argon.”

Service Pack 2 is a free update available to all those on Cobalt, Xenon and Argon v8. Upgrades are available from previous versions, with prices varying according to the age of the software.

About Ashlar-Vellum

Founded in 1988, Ashlar-Vellum is the leading provider of precision CAD and 3D modeling software that automates and simplifies the design process for drafting, design, and engineering professionals on both Macintosh and Windows platforms. Ashlar-Vellum’s unique Organic Workflow™ featuring their renowned Vellum® user interface and powerful toolsets have earned the loyalty of innovators around the world. Ashlar-Vellum operates from its headquarters in Austin, Texas. To learn more call +1 800 877-2745 or visit www.ashlar.com.

Contact: Julie Bou, Ashlar-Vellum, +1 512 250-2186 x1130, Julie.Bou@ashlar.com.

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Ashlar-Vellum™ Encourages Entrepreneurs to Reach for Your Dream

February 12, 2009, Austin, TX. Ashlar-Vellum introduced today Reach for Your Dream, their new promotion to encourage entrepreneurial spirit among those who have been caught in the current economic downturn.

With proof of unemployment, recent graduation, or the recent establishment of a new business, Ashlar-Vellum is offering a 3-month trial license to Cobalt, their flagship 3D modeling program with a courtesy license to Graphite, their unique 2D/3D precision drafting program.

After 3 months, with the submission of two drawings or models for the Ashlar-Vellum website Gallery, participants are eligible a 50% discount off the monthly rental price of any program for up to one year.

“We understand what it is to be a tiny David in a land filled with Goliaths,” said Robert Bou, president of Ashlar-Vellum. “As a small business ourselves, we know that tiny break can make all the difference in the world in times like these.”

Ashlar-Vellum wants to inspire users to develop new businesses or bring new products of their own to market. “It’s more than just helping someone get a job,” said Bou. “It’s allowing all of us to help our economy grow.”

To participate in Ashlar-Vellum’s Reach for Your Dream program, visit their website at www.ashlar.com for details and to get a copy of their special use agreement.

About Ashlar-Vellum

Founded in 1988, Ashlar-Vellum is the leading provider of precision CAD and 3D modeling software that automates and simplifies the design process for drafting, design, and engineering professionals on both Macintosh and Windows platforms. Ashlar-Vellum’s unique Organic Workflow™ featuring their renowned Vellum® user interface and powerful toolsets have earned the loyalty of innovators around the world. Ashlar-Vellum operates from its headquarters in Austin, Texas. To learn more call +1 800 877-2745 or visit www.ashlar.com.

Contact: Julie Bou, Ashlar-Vellum, +1 512 250-2186 x1130, Julie.Bou@ashlar.com.

Download in PDF.

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