Precision CAD for designing great packaging and point-of-purchase displays on Mac and Windows.
AlphaCorr Rules has everything for the design of packaging, point-of-purchase and self-standing displays in one powerful, yet easy to use, package. Quickly draw, modify and detail professional designs with precision and ease. From concept through physical sample, Rules gives you everything the professional packaging and display designer needs to send great looking, sophisticated designs to production.
Easy User Interface with Drafting Assistant
Built on Ashlar-Vellum’s precision CAD drafting engine, AlphaCorr Rules features Ashlar-Vellum’s patented Drafting Assistant™ for intelligent snaps and automatic precision alignment of midpoints, endpoints and construction lines. There’s no guesswork, no commands to remember, no complex steps to learn. Just click for perfect results every time.
Comprehensive Design Library
Create an original design, modify a design from our extensive parametric library or simply use it as is. Rules provides a full set of flexible designs for point-of-purchase displays, cartons and boxes. The library includes ECMA and FEFCO designs and can be edited in combination with integrated parametrics. Visually displayed designs make finding the desired carton fast and easy.
Rules records materials, inches of rule, customer data and other details directly in the CAD file in an easily searchable and exportable format. Integrates with Windows Desktop Search and Mac OS X Spotlight. Custom ERP/MRP integrations are available.
Directly Drive Sample Tables
Export industry-standard files specially tuned to drive networked or directly connected sample tables.
Quickly build or modify smart packaging and display designs by plugging in geometric values or variable expressions. It’s fast, accurate, and easy.
Standard Rules and Variations
Rules supports all standard variations including knife, perf, zipper and score.
In addition to extensive dimensioning tools, Rules will quickly place the necessarily annotations for the overall design on the drawing sheet with a single command.
Automated Spec Sheets
Rules’ automated specification sheets are easily customized to include all the production information critical for any client’s job as well as your logo and company information.
Matrix Score Simulation for Sample Tables
Rules automatically creates the scoring pattern for simulating a matrix score for sample table prototypes.
The program automatically calculates the adjustments for shrinkage on mounting holes, knife rule, perf rule, zipper rule and score rule including matrix.
Mac/Windows Hybrid License
Work on the platform of your choice using just one license for each user.