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Ashlar-Vellum CAD & 3D Modeling News 2010

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Ashlar-Vellum™ Annouces Alchemy:Essential™ & Alchemy:Adept™ Beta

May 18, 2010, Austin, TX. Ashlar-Vellum announced today the beta release of their two Alchemy plug-ins for file transformation. With Alchemy:Essential and Alchemy:Adept users can open SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor and Catia v4 files directly in Ashlar-Vellum Cobalt™, Xenon™ and Argon™ on either Mac or Windows. Using Alchemy:Adept they can also open Catia v5, Pro/E and Siemens NX files.

The Alchemy plug-ins import the geometry from an extensive list of 3D modeling packages. They offer some of the most advanced healing technology available saving hours of manual rework. Both accessories require v8 SP3 of Cobalt, Xenon or Argon, now in beta.

Upon full release, Alchemy:Essential will sell for $995 and Alchemy:Adept for $2995, but Ashlar-Vellum is offering special beta period pricing of $595 and $1995 respectively. Both accessories require v8 SP3 of Cobalt, Xenon or Argon, also in beta.

The Alchemy plug-ins are the latest addition to the Ashlar-Vellum Designer Elements™ product line of engineering software on Mac and Windows. For a complete list of import formats or to learn more, visit Ashlar-Vellum website at www.ashlar.com.

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™ Releases Graphite™ version 8 Service Pack 2

January 28, 2010, Austin, TX. Ashlar-Vellum announces the release of Service Pack 2 for Graphite version 8, their software for 2D/3D precision wireframe drafting.

The highlights of v8 SP 2 include:

  • Support for large format printers at high resolution
  • Direct access to tutorials and sample files from within Graphite
  • Numerous bug fixes and functional enhancements

Robert Bou, president of Ashlar-Vellum commented, “This service pack supports our customers’ demand for bigger and better output from their printers.”

Service Pack 2 is a free update available to all those on Graphite v8, including Cobalt and Xenon v8 users with a courtesy license to Graphite. 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.

Download in PDF.

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